Add three nights to your trip to explore Champagne
from $1,299 pp
Day by Day
Day 1: Arrive in Champagne (Reims - Rilly-la-Montagne)
Private transfer to your accommodation
A private driver will meet you at the train station for a transfer to your accommodation.
Night and breakfast at a château hotel between Reims and Épernay
Day 2: Reims
Full-day private driving tour of the Champagne region in a luxury vehicle
Visit Champagne with a private driver guide. The day starts with a pickup from your hotel. Immerse yourself in the region with a drive through the region’s scenic roads and stop in its notable villages. Dom Pierre Pérignon, yes, that Dom Pérignon, is buried in a church in the charming town of Hautvillers. The 17th-century monk is the legendary figure who introduced new techniques to Champagne winemaking, helping to make it the product we know and love today.
Visit a family-run Premier Cru boutique winery to learn about how bubbly is made. Enjoy tastings of their champagnes before a drive down Épernay’s picturesque Avenue De Champagne. It’s home to some of the region’s prestigious Champagne houses.
Next, uncover the secrets behind the signature taste of Champagne’s largest producer, Moët & Chandon. Enjoy a tasting in a private room at the house.
The day ends with a visit to a small family grower (Grand Cru area) for a comparative tasting.
Day 3: Épernay
Private transfer to Épernay
A private driver will pick you up in Reims for a transfer to Épernay.
Private Champagne cruise on the Marne river
Sipping Champagne and cruising in a lovely wooden boat from the ’20s is the best way to visit Champagne.
Your local skipper navigates where the Marne River meets France’s most celebrated wine. This tour is a relaxing way to spend an afternoon while taking in the vineyards and area’s UNESCO World Heritage sites from a different angle.
While cruising, enjoy a bottle of Champagne. Stop at a Premier Cru small family grower visit to learn about the drink’s production from the experts who make it.
Private transfer from Épernay to Reims
A private driver will meet you for a private transfer between Épernay and the Champagne Ardenne or Reims Centre train station.
Day 4: Departure
A chauffeur will meet you for a private transfer between your accommodation in Reims and the train station in Champagne Ardenne or Reims Centre.
About This Trip:
- Enjoy 24/7 English-spoken telephone assistance while traveling
- This itinerary includes transport, activities, guides, accommodations with breakfasts, and other listed services
- Price is in USD per person, assuming double occupancy. Note that prices and availability are subject to change.
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