3-Day Champagne Tour with Stay at Château de Rilly

3-Day Champagne Tour with Stay at Château de Rilly

Discover Champagne's hidden gem Château de Rilly and enjoy champagne tastings

Tour type: Group , Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights

Product ID: 31883
Description

Enjoy a 3-day serene stay in a traditional, Premier Cru Champagne-making village at the 4-star Château de Rilly.
 
Due to the remote location of the Château, having acess to your own vehicle is strongly recommended, especially if you are staying across a Sunday or Monday, when the Château’s restaurant will be closed. The nearest restaurant are located in Reims and Epernay, which are a twenty minute drive or approximately 70 Euros per way in a taxi in the evening.
 
Itinerary:
 
Day 1: Drive to Rilly-la-Montagne from the UK, taking the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais. You are free to choose your crossing time.
Upon arrival, check into a standard or balcony/terrace room at the Château de Rilly. Enjoy the afternoon and evening by yourself, explore the grounds and relax.
You will be provided with a list of recommended restaurants in Reims and Epernay and a table at any of these can be reserved for you for dinner.
 
Day 2: After breakfast, you will be met at the Château by an English-speaking guide, who will accompany you throughout the day and tell you tales and anecdotes...

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Enjoy a 3-day serene stay in a traditional, Premier Cru Champagne-making village at the 4-star Château de Rilly.
 
Due to the remote location of the Château, having acess to your own vehicle is strongly recommended, especially if you are staying across a Sunday or Monday, when the Château’s restaurant will be closed. The nearest restaurant are located in Reims and Epernay, which are a twenty minute drive or approximately 70 Euros per way in a taxi in the evening.
 
Itinerary:
 
Day 1: Drive to Rilly-la-Montagne from the UK, taking the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais. You are free to choose your crossing time.
Upon arrival, check into a standard or balcony/terrace room at the Château de Rilly. Enjoy the afternoon and evening by yourself, explore the grounds and relax.
You will be provided with a list of recommended restaurants in Reims and Epernay and a table at any of these can be reserved for you for dinner.
 
Day 2: After breakfast, you will be met at the Château by an English-speaking guide, who will accompany you throughout the day and tell you tales and anecdotes of the history of Champagne and its vineyards, introducing you to the particularities of the region. 
You will visit two small, family-run Champagne Houses for tours and tastings.
Enjoy a delicious three course lunch with a glass of wine, water and coffee in a local restaurant.
Ending the day in style, you will then visit a large, prestigious Champagne House in Reims or Epernay, for a tour of their cellars followed by a flute or two of their Champagne. You will be taken back to the Château at the end of the day.
 
Day 3: After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel and make your way back to the UK, taking the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone.
 
Please note: The restaurant of the Chateau is closed on Sundays for dinner, on Mondays all day as well as on Tuesdays for lunch. Between the 1st of November and the 31st of March the restaurant is also closed on Tuesdays for dinner.

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About this activity
Group size
2 - 8
Languages
English, French
The meeting point
Chateau de Rilly

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Includes
  • 2-nights accommodation at 4-star Château de Rilly 
  • Tours and tastings at two small, family-run Champagne Houses
  • Lunch with a glass of wine, water and coffee in a local restaurant
  • Tour and Champagne tasting at a large, prestigious Champagne House
  • Eurotunnel crossings from Folkestone to Calais
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation
  • Evening meal

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Payment Policy

£10 per person deposit payable to secure your reservation (or 20% if the price of your trip exceeds £500 per person)

Final balance payable 60 days before date of departure.

Currency conversion is supplied as a guide only; the exchange rate used by your bank may vary. The final payment will be charged in the local or original local currency shown.

Currency conversion is supplied as a guide only; the exchange rate used by your bank may vary. The final payment will be charged in the local or original local currency shown.


Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation charge per person cancelling 60 days or more - loss of deposit;
  • 59-28 days - 50%;
  • 27-14 days - 70%; 
  • 13-8 days - 90%
  • 7 days or less - 100%. 
  • As all customers are required to have adequate travel insurance, you should contact your insurer to see if any of these charges will be refunded by them. This will depend on the terms of your policy and your reason for cancelling. 

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Jenna

Created in 2004 by wine connoisseurs, we are a specialist wine tour operator offering a broad selection of holidays and trips to the premium wine regions of France, Italy and Spain. From our traditional Premium tours to the regions of Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy to bespoke self-drive circuits and birthday weekends, our expertise is creating perfect trips for individuals, groups or companies. We have a large number of clients who return to us year on year and many more come through recommendations. The reason we attract such loyalty from customers is that not only do we provide an excellent trip, we also pride ourselves on giving superb customer service.


Product ID: 31883

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