Enjoy this full-day tour to the city of Reims and its region, known all over the world for Champagne production, with our expert guide. Immerse yourself in the champagne universe thanks to this small group. As part of this tour, your guide will show you the majestic 13th-Century Reims Cathedral. You will also visit Mumm House (or similar) and a local wine-grower vineyard. Delicious champagne tastings will accompany each of these visits.
Set off from our agency in the center of Paris at 8 am for a memorable day in a small group in the Champagne Region tothe east of Paris (arrival scheduled for around 10:30 a.m.).
Begin your excursion with a guided visit of the famous Mumm Champagne house (or similar) cellar, created in 1827. This House is known all over the world for its unique and prestigious product. You will learn about their expertise and the secrets behind the creation of their 25 million bottles of Champagne. You won’t miss enjoying tasting the excellent “Cordon Rouge” champagne, the Mumm House product.
Your guide will head you to the magnificent Notre-Dame de Reims Cathedral. Take the opportunity of this guided visit to discover the church where the coronations of the Kings took place. You will continue your day with free time to have lunch in Reims on your own. Sample the many specialties of the region: "white pudding," a type of sausage from Rethel; Chaource and Langres cheeses; the famous Reims pink biscuits. Take advantage of this moment to explore at your rhythm Reims city center, discover the beautiful Erlon Square housing many restaurants.
After this break, you will go to Mutigny to live an experience in the heart of the region's vineyards. A local guide will welcome you and take you through the fields where he will explain the work involved in harvesting the wine. This walk will end at the church of Mutigny, where a local producer from the Sentier du Vigneron will be waiting for you. Outside, you will enjoy the first tasting of Champagne while enjoying a splendid view of the vineyards. You will then follow the winegrower, who will explain the steps of the winemaking process. He will show you some of his vintages and will punctuate his comments with astonishing saber-rattling of a bottle. This authentic visit will end with a second glass of Champagne to end the day in style!