Day Trip from Paris to the Champagne Region

Sip your way through Reims and Épernay

Travel Flexibly 5 / 5 See All 22 Reviews · 10.00h 18 max · Paris, France

Travel from Paris to Champagne for a scenic trip to the French countryside. Sip delicious champagne and explore the intricate process of manufacturing this delicious French wine.

Tour Details
  • Depart Paris
  • Beautiful Landscape
  • Champagne Cellar
  • Lunch in Épernay*
  • More Champagne
  • Back to Paris
  • Reims

Visiting this popular French beverage’s title city is definitely an excuse to pop a bottle of champagne. Visit two of the area’s major cities while exploring the rolling vineyards and French landscapes. Explore exquisite champagne houses and wine cellars and enjoy a delicious lunch along the way. This full day day trip from Paris includes:

  • - Round-trip transportation from Paris and back

  • - Two Champagne houses for tasting experiences

  • - Free time in Épernay

  • - Visit to the famous Cathedral in Reims

Updated Covid-19 Safety Requirements

By French law, you must have the following to enter indoor locations:

Environmental Control Products | Avoidance | Family Allergy & Asthma Masks Required

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Europeans can present the Super Green Pass (Reinforced Green Pass)

Non-Europeans can present a Government Issued Vaccine Card (CDC for Americans)

Upon booking, we will actively notify you of any changes or updates

Cathedral in Reims 

Our first stop on this day trip from Paris to Champagne will be a visit to the city of Reims, known as the capital city of the Champagne region. There, you can explore its main cathedral, Notre Dame de Reims. Feel like a royal as you enter the gothic cathedral in which dozens of French kings have been coronated.

 

Taittinger Champagne House

After exploring this beautiful cathedral, it’s time to visit the first champagne house of the day. At the Taittinger Champagne House, you will learn all about the detailed process of curating champagne. Visit charming wine cellars and see how expert wine producers manufacture such a delicious product. Of course, enjoy the fruits of their labor by trying out some sensational bubbly for yourself.

 

While we do our best to visit the Taittinger Champagne house, sometimes we will substitute this stop for another Champagne house in the area based on availability. No worries though, you'll still have a fantastic sparkling wine tasting experience.

Lunch in Épernay

Onto the next stop, visit the charming town of Epernay. Here, walk the streets lined with dozens of restaurants and storefronts. Stroll down Avenue de Champagne and get a bite to eat before continuing onto the next stops of your Paris day trip.

 

The price of lunch is not included in the cost of this tour.

Abbey of Hautvillers

Often considered the birthplace of Champagne, the Abbey of Hautvillers is a charming village home to the famous Dom Perignon. Explore this Benedictine monastery and see Perignon’s tomb and final resting place.

Local Champagne Vineyard

Your second champagne house of the day will be a smaller, family-owned vineyard. Here, you will be able to compare the two wine cellars and champagne flavors and decide on a favorite. Understand the differences between a household name champagne versus a more locally curated blend from a family-owned brand.

 

 

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Champagne tour
19 October 2019
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If you have a chance to take a tour use The Tour Guy. They were amazing. I almost didn’t go because my husband was sick but I'm so glad we did. Our guide knew so much and she filled it with humor too. It was a pretty physical tour so be mindful if you have trouble with walking and uneven ground. You will learn so much about champagne and you will see beautiful landscapes along the way!

Simply amazing
22 September 2019
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Awesome tour. It was organized, clear and detailed, yet still was insightful and intimate. We had a small group, so we really got the chance to get to know one another and the guide. It was great to have the transportation throughout, and the landscapes were unmatched. The tastings were thorough and I learned so much about champagne, so I'll be able to impress at parties now. Thanks!

Paris Day Trip!
30 August 2019
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Our whole experience with the Tour Guy was great. We loved seeing Reims and everyone we worked with was very helpful and kind and informative. Our guide made the experience incredible!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where to meet?

Near the big white planter boxes with trees in Place Louis-Armand directly across from the doors to the Gare de Lyon (bus station). A representative will be there holding a sign with our company name on it.

What to bring?

The tour is a ten hour day and it includes a stop for lunch. It's a good idea to bring some light snacks and some bottled water. If you're taking this Paris day trip to Champagne when it's not summer, bring a light jacket. The towns around the Champagne region are sometimes chilly. Lunch is not included in the price of the tour.

Can children come on the tour?

Yes! Children are welcome and will still be able to enjoy the wonders of the region. Non-alcoholic substitutions will be available in the place of champagne.

Are lunch and wine included in the price of this day trip?

The wine tastings and small plates that accompany them are included. Lunch in the town is not included in the tour price, but we will be happy to recommend some wonderful places to eat.

What to bring?

The tour is a ten hour day and it includes a stop for lunch. It's a good idea to bring some light snacks and some bottled water. If you're taking this Paris day trip to Champagne when it's not summer, bring a light jacket. The towns around the Champagne region are sometimes chilly. Lunch is not included in the price of the tour.

Where to meet?

Near the big white planter boxes with trees in Place Louis-Armand directly across from the doors to the Gare de Lyon (bus station). A representative will be there holding a sign with our company name on it.

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