Full-Day Private Discovery Tour in Champagne

Full-Day Private Discovery Tour in Champagne

Enjoy visits to two prestige champagne cellars and one small family producer

Tour type: Private , Duration: 8 Hours

Product ID: 42982
Description

Discover Champagne, the Champagne making process and learn about the key stages of production with this customised champagne tour.
 
The popularity of champagne is the result of fantastic marketing over many years by Prestige brands who are now well established, and produce a consistent signature house style.
 
You will enjoy cellar visits and tastings at 2 famous Prestige Champagne Houses, one in Epernay and one chalk cellar in Reims, plus a tasting visit at a small family producer. Depending on the itinerary you may have time to visit either Reims Cathedral or Dom Perignon's Abbey of Hautvillers.
 
Hautvillers is a picturesque village with panoramic views founded in 658 and is known as being the cradle of Champagne. At the age of 28 years old monk Dom Perignon was appointed cellar master at the Abbey of Hautvillers. He is often attributed with the invention of Champagne. Even though this is incorrect, he was the most important early influence in the development of Champagne.
 
Listed in the Unesco World Heritage, the 13th century Notre-Dame de Reims Cathedral is one of Europe's most important Gothic structures and magnificent buildings. You will be captivated by the unique stained glasses and exceptionally rich...

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Discover Champagne, the Champagne making process and learn about the key stages of production with this customised champagne tour.
 
The popularity of champagne is the result of fantastic marketing over many years by Prestige brands who are now well established, and produce a consistent signature house style.
 
You will enjoy cellar visits and tastings at 2 famous Prestige Champagne Houses, one in Epernay and one chalk cellar in Reims, plus a tasting visit at a small family producer. Depending on the itinerary you may have time to visit either Reims Cathedral or Dom Perignon's Abbey of Hautvillers.
 
Hautvillers is a picturesque village with panoramic views founded in 658 and is known as being the cradle of Champagne. At the age of 28 years old monk Dom Perignon was appointed cellar master at the Abbey of Hautvillers. He is often attributed with the invention of Champagne. Even though this is incorrect, he was the most important early influence in the development of Champagne.
 
Listed in the Unesco World Heritage, the 13th century Notre-Dame de Reims Cathedral is one of Europe's most important Gothic structures and magnificent buildings. You will be captivated by the unique stained glasses and exceptionally rich statuary. It is here where all of the Kings of France were crowned.
 
Please note:
Prestige Cellar Choices:


Epernay: Moet et Chandon / Billecart Salmon / Mercier


Reims: Veuve Clicquot / Ruinart / Taittinger / Mumm / Pommery
Optional with supplement: Dom Perignon / Ruinart / Cattier - Ace of Spades

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About this activity
Tour Timings
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Group size
2 - 8
Languages
English, French , From Paris also Spanish and Portugeuse
The meeting point
Hotel accommodation or train station in Epernay or Reims, or Paris

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Includes
  • Cellar visits and tastings at 2 Prestige Champagne houses
  • Visit to Reims Cathedral, and/or Hautvillers 
  • Visit and tasting at a small family producer
  • Private guide
  • Transportation
  • Tastings prices
  • Meals

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Payment Policy

Pre-payment in full.

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

More than 60 days before the day of departure: 90% refund

Less than 60 days before the tour: No refund


Product ID: 42982

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