One Day in Champagne - RTA-ODC   

You will enjoy a tour of the Champagne Vineyard & meet a wine grower, enjoy a traditional French lunch in a restaurant, visit the Cathedral of Reims, prestigious champagne cellar, & champagne wine tastings sessions.

Reims Cathedral

Champagne Wine Tasting

Day 1:
Hotel Check-In.
Day at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2:

One Day in Champagne - Departure from your hotel in Reims at around 8:00am. Drinks, croissants, & newspapers will be offered on board.

At 10:30am: Discover the Champagne vineyard around Reims. Once in the vineyard, the guide will explain the Champagne soil, the three main grape varieties, & the vines throughout the seasons from the pruning in winter to ripening & harvest in autumn. Visit with a wine grower followed by a wine tasting session.

At 12:30pm: Traditional French lunch in a restaurant.

At 2:00pm: Visit of the Reims Cathedral, a gothic masterpiece where the kings of France were crowned.

At 3:30pm: A guided tour of one of the most famous champagne houses in Reims and its underground chalk cellar (Taittinger, Veuve Cliquot, Ruinart...).

You will discover step by step technical wine making 'from grape to champagne' through pressing, first fermentation, blending, bottleing, second fermentation, remuage, disgorgement, corking, and finally labelling.

A glass of champagne will be served at the end of this tour. Free time to discover the store and buy champagne.

Return to your hotel by 8:00pm.

Dinner at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3:
Hotel Check-Out.

At A Glance

  • Location: Champagne 

  • Access: Reims Train Station

  • Start City: Reims

  • End City: Reims

  • Areas Visited: Reims

  • Trip Length: 2 Nights & 3 Days

  • Activities & Highlights: Champagne Vineyard, Meet a wine grower, Traditional French Lunch, Cathedral of Reims, prestigious champagne cellar, & champagne wine tastings

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