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Major Champagne Houses

 

FULL DAY EXPERIENCE – PRIVATE DAY TOUR

 Discover some of the most famous Champagne Houses during a day tour taking you around Reims and Epernay regions

 

Highlights of the day

Visit the world famous chalk cellars located under the city of Reims 

Discover the Champagne vineyards and learn their secrets from your guide

Discover Epernay and its Avenue, taste Champagnes from Prestigious Houses

Included

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Private transportation in Mercedes vehicle

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English-Speaking driver-guide, specialist of Champagne

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Cellar tour and tasting at a Famous Champagne House in Reims (Veuve Clicquot, Ruinart, Pommery, Mumm, Lanson…)

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Cellar tour and tasting at a Famous Champagne House in Epernay (Moet & Chandon, Mercier, Alfred Gratien, Nicolas Feuillatte…)

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Visit of UNESCO sites (Avenue de Champagne in Epernay)

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Lunch can be included upon request, or be paid on site

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Additional tasting can be included to the itinerary

Pick-up and drop-off

Day Tour from the Reims / Epernay area :
> Pick-up from your accommodation

Day tour from Paris :
> Pick-up from your accommodation in Paris
or
> Pick-up from Reims Centre or Champagne-Ardenne train station
(45-minute train ride from Paris Gare de l’Est)

FULL DAY – VISIT OF MAJOR CHAMPAGNE HOUSES

MORNING – EPERNAY AREA

> Private full-day transportation in full option Mercedes vehicle with an English-speaking driver-guide

Pick-up from your accommodation OR
Pick- up from Reims Centre /or/ Champagne Ardenne train station

> Discover the Avenue de Champagne and its famous Houses

Discover the grandiose UNESCO-listed Avenue De Champagne in Epernay, where prestigious Champagne Houses settled during the 19th century : Moet & Chandon, Laurent Perrier, Pol Roger… Admire the mansions and magnificent villas owned by those iconic brands while your guide tells you more about the history of the men and women who created those Houses and built the grand reputation of “the richest avenue of the World”.

> Cellar tour and Champagne tasting at Champagne Moet & Chandon
Enjoy a cellar tour and uncover the secrets behind the signature taste of Champagne’s most successful producer: Moet & Chandon. You will then enjoy a tasting of Moet & Chandon Champagne, in the refined setting of the House! An exceptional moment you will spend with a passionate sommelier…

Please note multiple tasting options are available at Moet & Chandon : public tastings (with small groups of 12-15 visitors) as well as VIP private experiences. please let us know what you would like to book.

NB : Depending on availability, we may also take you to another House in Epernay such as Mercier, Alfred Gratien, Boizel, or Nicolas Feuillatte… Availability will be advised upon booking

 

LUNCH OPTIONS

  1. Locals’ Favorite : Enjoy regional specliaties and several types of growers’ Champagnes
  2. The French Lunch : 3-course menu in the refined setting of a local restaurant
  3. The Pairing Experience : Exclusive lunch at the domain of a Champagne producer including several courses paired with Champagnes cuvées

NB : You may also make your choice last minute during the tour, your guide will be pleased to give recommendations and make a reservation.

AFTERNOON – REIMS AREA

> Drive on the Champagne Scenic Road

Enjoy a commented tour through the Champagne Scenic Road and discover the Premier Cru and Grand Cru villages that are part of the Montagne de Reims area. Admire Champagne’s hillside vineyards – recently listed on UNESCO World Heritage – and discover the most important treasure of the region: the grapes.

> Cellar tour and tasting at Champagne Veuve Clicquot

Discover the History of Madame Clicquot ‘The Great Lady of Champagne’, and visit the magnificent “Crayères” – the UNESCO-listed chalk cellars. After the tour, you will enjoy a commented tasting of two iconic Champagnes from the range.

Please note multiple tasting options are available at Veuve Clicquot : public tastings (with small groups of 12-19 visitors) as well as VIP private experiences. Please let us know what you would like to book.

NB : Depending on availability, we may also take you to another House in Reims such as Ruinart, Pommery, Lanson, Mumm… Availability will be advised upon booking

> End of your day and Drop off

Drop off at your accommodation or at Reims or Champagne Ardenne train station.

Let us Make it happen for you!

Interested by the tour as described, or with some changes to meet your very best expectations ? Please let us know and we will get back to you about availability and pricing within one business day.

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