La Champagne, is a region that has been inhabited since Neolithic times. The heart of this region is the town of Reims, famous for its cathedral where various kings of France. The Notre-Dame cathedral in Reims is a masterpiece of gothic art and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is celebrating 800 years of history, outdoing many other cathedrals with the richness of the 2,303 works of art which adorn it, including the famous Smiling Angel which is the city’s emblem. In 1974 it was embellished with stained glass windows by Marc Chagall. There are other remarkable things to see too, such as the Saint-Rémi Basilica and the Château de Condé with its sumptuous décor by Watteau.Champagne is another jewel in the crown of this city. The famous wine was really born in the seventeenth century when its natural effervescence was mastered by the monk Dom Pérignon. The Champagne Houses succeeded in making it the drink of kings, synonymous with celebration and symbol of the French spirit across the world, with many famous brands including Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin, Roederer and Mumm. Also not to be missed is the town of Epernay, home to the prestigious champagne cellars of Moët & Chandon, created in 1743 and highly appreciated by Napoleon the First. Enjoy a fabulous day in Reims, Champagne with Pariscityvision.com on our guided tour with Champagne tasting session.
One day to discover Champagne and its region. Visit of Reims Cathedral, Mumm cellars, Mercier cellar, and champagne tasting. Free time for lunch.
Guided visit of Reims' Cathedral. Visit a french cellar at Mutigny and tasting. Lunch at Epernay village. Visit of Mercier's cellar and tasting. Minibus tour from and to your hotel in Paris.
Visit Reims and Champagne region by bus. Guided visit of Reims and its Gothic cathedral. Then visit of Mumm cellars and tasting. Visit the prestigious wine cellars of Mercier. Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Paris by minibus.