Tour and Champagne tasting at Taittinger Taittinger is one of the last Grandes Maisons de Champagne to be independent and owned by the grandson of the founder, Pierre Taittinger. Taittinger's style is characterised by a high proportion of Chardonnay, synonymous with finesse and elegance in the Champagne region.
Taittinger vineyards cover 288 hectares which include some of the appellation's finest. This Grande Maison's treasure is not only the millions of bottles in the cellars but the remains from the old benedictine abbay of St Nicaise dating back to the 13th century and the old chalk quarries dating from the 4th century listed as a Unesco world heritage site.[readmore]The tour is followed by a tasting of one glass of Brut Réserve. And there is the possibility for you to try other kinds of Champagnes. You just have to pay for the extra tastings directly on our website or at the end of the tour.
Sightseeing of the city of Reims We will drive through the streets of Reims to show you the other famous champagne houses and discover its monuments: la place Royale, the city hall, place du Forum and above all the Cathedral. Listed in the Unesco World Heritage, 13th century Notre-Dame de Reims Cathedral is one of Europe's most important Gothic structures. It is here that King Clovis was baptized around year 498 giving birth to the Kingdom of the Franks and starting a long-lasting tradition: except two, all of the Kings of France would be crowned here!
Hautvillers sightseeing On the way to Epernay, we take you to the Marne Valley on a journey through the vineyard to meet with a prestigious figure of the area: Dom Perignon who finalized the process to elaborate Champagne. He highly contributed to the fame of Champagne and is now buried in the church of the former Benedictine Abbey of Hautvillers.
Sightseeing of Avenue de Champagne in Epernay Located in the heart of town, Epernay is internationally known as the "Capital of Champagne". Epernay’s stunning main street appears like an exhibition of opulent mansions housing the most illustrious Maisons de Champagne: Moet & Chandon, Perrier-Jouet, Mercier, etc. Not to mention the 110km of tunnels under the pavement!
Guided Tour and tasting at world famous Grande Maison de Champagne Moet and Chandon Founded in 1743 by Claude Moet it becomes within 40 years the first international brand in the world. Its history is linked to some famous figures such as The Marquise de Pompadour and Napoleon 1st and many historical events among which King Edwards VII’s coronation, Cannes Film Festival, the 120th anniversary of the Liberty Statue, etc… You are going to visit the largest cellar in champagne. The house will reveal to you all its secrets. The Tour ends with a glass of Moet Imperial.Lee mas
This Tour doesn't include the Train Transportation to Reims and Return to Paris
Please be at the train station 20 minutes before departure
We strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour
This tour involves a fair amount of walking, comfortable shoes are recommended