Highlights
  • Learn more about great champagnes with Moet & Chandon: visit a wine cellar and have a taste test
  • Visit a local producer and have a traditional lunch at Epernay
  • Guided tour in a minibus to discover the Champagne region
  • You can have a private excursion for more interaction with our guide

 

Departure and Return To :

Meeting Point : 

Gare de Lyon, near the big white planter boxes with trees in Place Louis-Armand. A representative will be there holding a sign.

Overview

Leave on a journey of discovery of the Region of Reims and Champagne and its wine making secrets (Small group). You can make your tour private for more engagement.  Accompanied by an experienced guide, you will visit the Reims region and enjoy a traditional lunch in Epernay (included). You will learn everything you need to know about Champagne. You will have a guided tour of the wine cellars of the famous Moet & Chandon and also have a tour of a local producer. This day will be accompanied by delicious Champagne tastings.

5 Hours 30 Minutes 17 May, 18 May, 19 May, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Lunch in Epernay (drinks included)
  • Visit the wine-making display and taste a glass of Champagne
  • Visit to the Moet & Chandon Champagne house followed by a tasting
  • Visit to the cellars in english only 
  • Photostop at Hautvillers 
  • Services of our driver-guide

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Things not mentioned in included
Itinerary

Leave on a journey of discovery of the Region of Reims and Champagne and its wine making secrets (Small group). You can make your tour private for more engagement.  Accompanied by an experienced guide, you will visit the Reims region and enjoy a traditional lunch in Epernay (included). You will learn everything you need to know about Champagne. You will have a guided tour of the wine cellars of the famous Moet & Chandon and also have a tour of a local producer. This day will be accompanied by delicious Champagne tastings. 

 

You will stop at Hautvillers to take pictures of the Champagne valley. Enjoy the breath-taking views from almost 790 feet up looking out over the vineyards (including some of the most prestigious vintages) and admire the bell towers of as many as 45 different villages!

 

Set off and on the way to Epernay, the driver-guide will guide you to your second visit of the day. Enjoy a guided visit of the Moet & Chandon house founded in 1743. Discover the Champagne history and experience a really nice tasting in an amazing setting.

 

Following this visit, appreciate a traditional lunch at Epernay restaurant “La Cave à Champagne” or “La Table des Terroirs” :

 

Visit a small wine-grower. Depending on the activity taking place during your visit, learn about one of the stages in the production of Champagne (pressing, fermentation, bottling, etc.) before the owner will offer you a sampling of its own Champagne. 

 

Depart from Epernay to arrive back at meeting point at around 5:30 pm.

 

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