Champagne Day Trip to Veuve Clicquot and Family Winery including Lunch from Paris

Champagne Day Trip to Veuve Clicquot and Family Winery including Lunch from Paris
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$375.3
Duration: 11 hours
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Description

Comfortably wait at your hotel in Paris in order for your Paris expert to come and take you to the train station. Once in Reims, Meet your friendly guide and start the day with a City Tour, including a drive by the old town and the magnificient Cathedral. Explore the Champagne House Veuve Clicquot, one of the most famous Champagne Cellar, also UNESCO listed. Discover the Champagne vineyards and enjoy an authentic lunch in a restored Champagne House. Improve your wine skills thanks to our smelling and tasting workshops. Visit a charming family run boutique winery and taste great Champagne values !

Leave the french capital for a refreshing day out in the countryside

Lay back and wait for your Parisian expert to come and pick you up at your hotel or wherever you are staying in Paris city center (from 1st to 20th district). Let him escort you to the train station by car or on the subway depending on traffic and follow him on board as he takes you to your assigned seat. Once your return tickets have been handed out, relax and enjoy a quiet and cozy experience of French TGV.

Visit a world famous Champagne house and Reims’s region

Meet your friendly guide at 9 am at Reims train station, hop in your minivan and start the day with a sightseeing of the city. Drive by the Cathedral “Notre dame de Reims”, one of the first monument to be registered as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Absorb the historical atmosphere of the city, home of the coronation of more than 25 kings of France, and later tragic heart of the two world wars. During your drive, pass by mythical Champagne Houses such as Pommery, Taittinger… 

Thereafter, enjoy a full tour of the prestigious Champagne House “Veuve Clicquot” as a first introduction to the Champagne making process. Explore the magnificent UNESCO listed cellars, full of history and Champagne bottles ! Savor a nice morning Champagne glass and prepare your palate for 10 Champagne wines tasted during the day !

Tasting class and lunch

Drive through the Champagne vineyards with your expert guide and have a stop among the vines to enjoy explanations about the vinegrowing process. Discover the pretty church of Hautvillers where the monk Dom Pérignon used to live. Be welcomed in a restored Champagne house and take one more step towards the unique sparkling beverage World with an immersive experience. Learn about the different aromas and flavors that can be found in Champagne through an olfactory workshop and a challenging blind tasting.

Enjoy a traditional aperitif followed by a regional lunch with paired wines and Champagnes in a fun and familial atmosphere. Get introduced to local products like baguette, Reims’ ham, regional cheeses, pink biscuit, Ratafia…

Discover an authentic Champagne boutique winery

Back in the minivan, appreciate the charming hillsides of Champagne and take the direction of a family run boutique winery. Visit the traditional press, vat room and cellar of an authentic Champagne grower. Stroll down the cool cellar corridors and glance at the great quantity of bottles slowly ageing. Enjoy several sips of their best–seller “cuvees” and find the best values of Champagne !

Your bubbly tour ends as your guide drives you back to Reims to conclude your Champagne tour. Hop on the next TGV going back to Paris. 

Comfortably wait at your hotel in Paris in order for your Paris expert to come and take you to the train station. Once in Reims, Meet your friendly guide and start the day with a City Tour, including a drive by the old town and the magnificient Cathedral. Explore the Champagne House Veuve Clicquot, one of the most famous Champagne Cellar, also UNESCO listed. Discover the Champagne vineyards and enjoy an authentic lunch in a restored Champagne House. Improve your wine skills thanks to our smelling and tasting workshops. Visit a charming family run boutique winery and taste great Champagne values !