Essential Champagne Day Tour

The Essential Champagne Experience in One Day

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At a glance

Region: Champagne
Type of Tour:
Duration: Day Tour
Guide Price: £239 per person or £204 per person including the early bird discount
Number of Meals: 1 lunch
Number of Winery Visits: 2 Champagne Houses
Number of Wines Tasted: Approximately 7 Champagnes
Tour Transport: Full day guided and transported tour
Dates / Availability: Available mid-week and weekends throughout the year (except Sundays).

Trip Summary

Essential Champagne Day Tour

You will meet your English-speaking specialist driver/guide at a central departure point in Epernay, who will accompany you on a full day transported Champagne tour. During the course of the day, your guide will regale you with tales and anecdotes of the history of Champagne and its vineyards, introducing you to the particularities of the region. You will start the day in style with a tour and tasting at the world-famous Moët and Chandon estate. You will also stop at the famous hilltop village of Hautvillers, the “cradle of Champagne.” As well as admiring the spectacular views across the vineyards, your guide will take you on a tour of the village, visiting places such as the Church where Dom Perignon is buried.

Champagne the wines - Credits Vine Escape
Reims Day Tour - Credits Vine Escape

After such an enlightening morning, you will then be taken to a beautiful private mansion for a unique Champagne tasting masterclass. As well as having the opportunity to taste the three principal grape varieties, a light lunch will also be served. In the afternoon, you will visit a small family-run Champagne House and after a tasting session of their Champagnes, you will enjoy a traditional French aperitif amongst the vines. You will be taken back to Epernay at the end of the day.

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Outline Itinerary

Champagne Day Tour Itinerary

  • In the morning, meet your English-speaking specialist driver/guide at a central departure point in Reims of Epernay.
  • Your day will comprise of:
  • A visit to Moët and Chandon estate.
  • A stop in Hautvillers for a tour of the village including the Church where Dom Pérignon is buried.
Epernay vineyard tour - Credits Vine Escape
Reims Day Tour
  • A Champagne tasting masterclass.
  • A light lunch.
  • A visit to a small family-run Champagne House
  • A traditional French aperitif amongst the vines.
  • You will be taken back to Reims / Epernay at the end of the day.

Package Prices

These prices are per person excluding any discounts and include all of the package elements detailed.

Due to market volatility following the UK’s decision to exit the EU, these guide prices are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.

(i) £239 per person or £204 per person including the early bird discount

  • The price is per person and based on two people travelling together.
  • Single traveller prices are available upon request.
Hotel Name Room Grade Star Rating Duration Price Per Person
Day Tour Only N/A 1 Day £239 Book Now
Reims Day Tour
Reims Day Tour © Attelages de Verzenay

Enhance your Experience/Tour Upgrades

If you would like to make your Grape Escapes holiday even more special, there are a number of additional activities that we can arrange for you. To complement the experience, these could be arranged to fit in/around your current itinerary or we can arrange additional nights and room upgrades at your hotel, as well as your travel arrangements, a stop-over en route and even a visit to another part of the country! See below for some of the most popular upgrades.

  • Stay longer! Just let us know your preferred hotel and room grade, and we will provide you with the relevant supplement for extra nights with breakfast.
  • Additional tours and activities! We would be delighted to provide inspiration for more wine tours and cultural activities. The possibilities are endless!
  • Experience the region’s gastronomy. The wine regions are brimming with unique gastronomic dining opportunities and what better way to enjoy a glass than with a mouth-watering meal? We offer a variety of menus to suit every budget. Contact us for prices.
  • Tailor-made tour extensions. The team at Grape Escapes have travelled extensively in Europe, not just in the wine regions and can therefore recommend and arrange tailor-made tour extensions to other regions and cities, for example Paris in France or Bilbao in Spain.

Further Information

Further Information / To Book your Reims Day Tour

To secure your booking, a deposit of £100 per person is required. Your remaining balance will then be due 60 days before you travel. Please call us on +44 (0) 1920 46 86 66 or e-mail info@grapeescapes.net to request a booking form.

Reims Day Tour- Credits Gill Shaw

Thank you Jenna for all your help with planning our trip. We had such a wonderful time. It was truly a fabulous trip.

Anna - London, UK

Groups

From birthday weekends and hen trips to bespoke tours for wine clubs, car clubs and U3A’s, our group trips are always tailor-made.

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