Discover Epernay and the Champagne countryside during a pleasant afternoon tour through the Avenue de Champagne, Hautvillers the village of Dom Pérignon, the historical UNESCO vineyard and the authenticity of 2 family-run wineries.
- Drive through the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay
- Discovery of the historical village of Hautvillers and Dom Pérignon’s church
- Stop in the UNESCO vineyard of Champagne
- Visit and tastings at 2 family-run wineries
|Participants||Tour takes place from 2 to 8 participants.|
Office de Tourisme de Reims - Site Gare (Train Station), 1 Cour de la Gare, 51100 Reims, France
Offered byVine Escape (A La Française Champagne)
Duration: 4.5 hours
Meet your local guide at 2.00 pm in front of the tourist office of Reims Centre train station and start your afternoon with a drive through the countryside. Continue with a visit of a family-run winery.
Tour the still used today traditional press and tank room as your guide details the traditional Champagne method with a concrete and visual approach. Appreciate several tastings of their own production and acquire tasting knowledge and expertise with these rare Champagnes!
Drive through the famous Champagne Avenue in Epernay, the capital of Champagne, where some of the most prestigious estates are based such as Pol Roger, Perrier Jouët, Moët & Chandon, Boizel etc. Appreciate a moment in the vineyard, with breathtaking views on the UNESCO world’s heritage Champagne vines and acquire knowledge about the particularities of our “terroir”.
Then discover the village of Hautvillers, the birthplace of Champagne. Visit the church where the famous monk Dom Pérignon is buried.
Finish your tour with a visit at another family-run winery where you will be able to taste and compare various “cuvées”! After an afternoon full of experiences and precious souvenirs, your guide will drop you off in front of the tourist office of Reims centre train station between 6.30 pm and 7.00 pm.