Excursion with Champagne tasting at Moët & Chandon and Taittinger in Reims
- Explore the beautiful region of wine-growing Champagne
- Visit two the most famous Champagne Houses: Moët & Chandon and Taittinger
- Discover the Notre-Dame de Reims Cathedral, listed in the Unesco World Heritage
With this excursion with Champagne tasting at Moët & Chandon and Taittinger in Reims, you will discover the beautiful region of wine-growing Champagne.
You will be picked up at 9:30am and start your tour at Taittinger Champagne House. With 288 hectares located in 34 different vineyards, some of them in the finest terroirs, Taittinger is an institution in Reims. This tour will teach you everything about the grape varieties, the blending, the double fermentation, the soils, the champagne aging.
You will then enjoy a sightseeing of the city of Reims: Grandes Maisons de Champagne, Cathedral... Listed in the Unesco World Heritage, 13th century Notre-Dame de Reims Cathedral is one of Europe's most important Gothic structures, siege of the coronations of French kings.
You will get some free time for lunch at your leisure.
After lunch, you will drive to Epernay with a stop in Hautvillers on the way to discover the church of Hautvillers where Dom Perignon is buried. You will be delighted by the spectacular views on the valley and Epernay. Epernay’s Avenue de Champagne is where the most prestigious Maisons de Champagne are located, for example Moët & Chandon, Perrier-Jouet, Mercier, and much more.
You will start your guided tour and tasting at Moët & Chandon. The House was founded in 1743 by Claude Möet. Its history is linked to some famous figures such as The Marquise de Pompadour and Napoleon 1st. Discover everything about the Champagne making: the grape varieties, the blending, the double fermentation etc You will be amazed at the length of the limestone galleries, ideal place to age the champagne. It is probably nowadays the most famous Champagne brand around the world.
You will be back at around 5pm at Reims Train Station forecourt.
- Transportation in a confortable full options minivan
- English speaking escort guide
- Guided tour and champagne tasting at Moët & Chandon and at Taittinger
- Guided tour of the church of the abbey of Hautvillers
- Sightseeing of Avenue de champagne in Epernay
- Sightseeing of Reims
- Personal expenses
- Children (0-3): free
- Children (4-11) reduced
Reims Train Station, forecourt, Place de la gare, 51100 Reims
Meet your guide at the Reims train station forecourt 15 minutes before departure time indicated on your voucher
- Wineries and family estates may change according to their availability
- From March 1st to December 23rd
Departure at 9.30am in front Train Station of Reims Centre
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