Reims and Champagne-Tasting Day Trip from Paris

Reims and Champagne-Tasting Day Trip from Paris
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$311.77
Duration: 8 hours
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Visit the city of Reims, where French kings were once crowned, on this Champagne region day trip from Paris. You'll see historic landmarks such as Reims Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and take in the vineyards of Champagne, home of the celebrated sparkling wine. Enjoy a lunch of wine tastings paired with regional dishes on this day tour that introduces you to French history, architecture, and culture. Hotel pickup and drop-off with transport by bus are included.

After the pickup from your hotel in Paris, your day trip starts with the roughly 1 hour 30 drive to Reims, the heart of France's Champagne region. 

Once the 'city of kings,' Reims is known for its World Heritage–listed Cathedral (Notre-Dame of Reims), a perfect example of French Gothic architecture from the 13th century, where the kings of France were crowned. After the cathedral, continue your day trip to one of the famous houses of Champagne. There you will have opportunity to learn more about the history of champagne production with a guided tour in the caves and a champagne tasting.

 On your way between Reims and next vineyards, you will have a chance to discover gastronomy of Champagne region. Enjoy three courses lunch including entrée, main course and dessert in one of the best local restaurant.

You'll spend  your day sampling Champagne, the most renowned of sparkling wine around the world. Visit one of the most prestigious wineries in the region, and see the production process of this divine drink, from pruning the vines to pressing the grapes to blending and wine storage. You have the chance to see ancient cellars, which hold thousands of dusty bottles, and, of course, savor the taste of real Champagne. 

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Your tour ends by returning to Paris. You can purchase any of the wines you like at special prices during your tour (own expense).

Visit the city of Reims, where French kings were once crowned, on this Champagne region day trip from Paris. You'll see historic landmarks such as Reims Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and take in the vineyards of Champagne, home of the celebrated sparkling wine. Enjoy a lunch of wine tastings paired with regional dishes on this day tour that introduces you to French history, architecture, and culture. Hotel pickup and drop-off with transport by bus are included.