Fill up on the bubbles and sparkles with a weekend in the Champagne Ardennes region !
After a gentle awakening in the city of Reims, get ready to meet your guide for a visit of the famous cathedral. a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
With over 2300 statues, the race is on to find the angel with a smile, emblem of the sacred city of Reims. Look up to discover the 38-meter-long nave and stained-glass windows, three of them crafted by Marc Chagall himself.
A few steps away is the Palace of Tau, where the Cathedral treasures like the Talisman of Charlemagne and the holy Ampulla of Reims are safely guarded in a sacred site for French history !
Time then for the famous Champagne Houses, in the form of Moët & Chandon.
Way below Champagne Avenue, the cellars of Moët & Chandon bear witness to centuries of production. Chiseled out of the white chalk of the region, the cellar galleries provide the temperature and the humidity required to ensure production of the famous bubbles. Continue your visit in style as a sommelier introduces you to the best vintages.
For lunch, we can't recommend enough one of the restaurants of the Domaine Les Crayères. Philippe Mille, The two-starred chef’s menu will transport you through the ages with his own version of the most emblematic French dishes.
Next jump into an authentic Citroën 2 CV and meander along the mythical « Route de Champagne » meet the winegrowers and listen to their stories about their passion and their fascinating tradesmanship.
You’ll have to agree that the champagne region is full of natural charm !