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Despite the prestige of their vines, the people of Champagne offer a warm, surprisingly easygoing welcome, both in the stylish cities and along the Champagne Routes, which wend their way through villages to family-run cellars and vineyards.


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$78.78 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Tour and Summit Access

Meet your local guide next to the Eiffel Tower for a brief and fascinating introduction that will give you the keys to enjoy Paris' most famous tower to the fullest. Your guide will then take you straight to the second level, bypassing the waiting lines on the ground.On the second level, you will enjoy anecdotes about the Eiffel Tower and its unique history. You will also learn more about the City of Light, and see many of its highlights from above, including Notre Dame, the Louvre Museum, the Arc de Triomphe, and Les Invalides.At the end of your guided tour, you will be free to continue exploring the Eiffel Tower on your own and ascend to the summit through a second elevator where even more breathtaking views await. Sip a glass of bubbly from the Champagne bar (own expense) while you admire Paris glittering below.On your way down, be sure to stop at the first level and walk on new glass floor some 200 dizzying feet above the ground.

$78.78 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Bateaux Parisiens Seine River Sightseeing and Dinner Cruise

Meet your host near the Eiffel Tower and step on board your Bateaux Parisiens sightseeing boat for your cruise up and down the River Seine. Enjoy a glass of Champagne as an aperitif once you have been shown to your table in the center of the boat. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the riverbanks that line Paris’ River Seine are home to countless attractions and iconic Paris sites. Pass Notre Dame Cathedral, the Latin Quarter and the Parisian Statue of Liberty, as well as world-famous museums such as Musée d’Orsay and the Louvre. Enjoy the views all around from the glass roof and large panoramic windows as the boat cruises from the Eiffel Tower to La Bibliothèque Nationale and back.While watching the bright lights of Paris as you cruise by, your host will take your order and then serve an exquisitely presented 3-course meal. As a band entertains you with live music, dine on fine French cuisine from an à la carte menu and relax with wine and mineral water.After gliding down the Seine, your sightseeing boat returns to the quay near the Eiffel Tower where your cruise ends.

$67.36 Food, Wine & Nightlife

French Wine Tasting in Paris

Relax in an elegant wine bar in central Paris and begin your French wine-tasting experience! With a professional sommelier, taste several award-winning French wines from different regions in France such as Sancerre, Champagne and Bordeaux. Learn about the history of French wine, how to read a wine label, and the different wine-making regions in France. You can also purchase any of your favorite wines at the end of your tasting.You have three options to choose from:1.5-hour wine tasting with cheese and charcuterie lunch: This more in-depth session includes a tasting of five French wines accompanied by artisanal bread, cheese and charcuterie (cured meats), such as smoked ham from southwestern France and saucisson (dried sausage) from Corsica. Your sommelier will take you through the different wine regions including Rhone, Bordeaux and Champagne. Learn the art of food and wine pairing and discover expert wine-tasting techniques.2-hour wine and Champagne tasting: Join this wine tasting and enjoy six French wines from regions including Champagne, Sancerre and Rhône, accompanied by fresh bread. Explore the art of food and wine pairing; learn how to read a French wine label and navigate a wine list; and uncover the meanings of commonly used terms like 'terroir' and 'appellation.' Your sommelier will provide great tips and plenty of fun anecdotes, too! 2-hour grand cru wine tasting: During this ultimate wine-tasting experience, try six of France's greatest wines accompanied by a platter of delectable cheese and charcuterie. The six different wines, selected from some of the country’s best wineries, include grands crus (a classification of French wine denoting exceptionally high quality), premiers crus (the second-highest classification level) and older vintage wines, all boasting rich, complex flavors. Your sommelier will be on-hand to answer all your questions, and the content of the class will be tailored to meet your needs and preferences.

$170.12 Day Trips & Excursions

Champagne Region Tour from Paris: Wineries, Reims Cathedral

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mercier, Epernay, Marne, Grand EstVisit the sacred town of Reims, known for its role in consecrating the kings of France as well as its importance to the Champagne region’s sparkling wines. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, Reims, Marne, Grand EstIn Reims, your guide will take you on a tour of the city’s famous Gothic cathedral. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: La Maison Mumm, Reims, Marne, Grand EstFollowed by a trip to the world-renowned Mumm champagne cellars for a tour and tasting of Mumm House’s Cordon Rouge champagne. After your visit at Mumm Cellars, you will get some free time for lunch to stroll through the city centre of Reims.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Office de Tourisme Epernay Pays de Champagne, Epernay, Marne, Grand EstIn the afternoon, your tour continues on through the picturesque landscape of vineyards and rolling hills to the town of Epernay, the main entrepôt for the region’s sparkling wines. Here, you’ll visit the prestigious wine cellars of Nicolas Feuillatte ( or similar cellar) for another tasting session. After your trip to Epernay, your coach will return you to central Paris.Please note: The schedule and cellars visited are subject to change without notice, dependent on the season.Duration: 2 hours

$113.03 Kid Friendly

Eiffel Tower Skip-the-Line, Seine River Cruise with Champagne

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Seine River, Paris, Ile-de-FranceThe voyage begins with an early evening stroll through the Trocadéro gardens, where you’ll have a spectacular view across the city to the Eiffel Tower. Your guide will tell you the rags-to-riches tale of how the Tower, once seen as an eyesore, became the beloved emblem of Paris.When you embark, your small tour group will have exclusive use of the VIP area at the front of the boat, which offers uninterrupted views of the city lights. Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne, safe in the knowledge that your guide won’t let you miss a thing. You’ll see the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame cathedral and the Gothic Île de la Cité: everything that makes Paris, Paris.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Eiffel Tower, Paris, Ile-de-FranceSparkling lights shimmer up and down the Eiffel Tower every hour, on the hour, and your cruise is perfectly timed to end with an up-close view of this transformative display. Finally, your guide will lead you off the boat, all the way past the famously long entrance lines, and up in the elevator to the Eiffel Tower’s second-level observation deck. Here you can buy a ticket to the very summit, or simply enjoy your guide’s stories as Paris sparkles with life and love far below.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

$295.71 Day Trips & Excursions

Small-Group Champagne Day Trip with Moet et Chandon visit and Lunch included

Your tour begins at Reims Cathedral. A magnificent Gothic church acclaimed for its striking stained glass windows, you'll see where the kings of France were once crowned.The rest of the morning is spent near Epernay where you will visit a traditional vine grower. Depending on the season, you will get the chance to see the grapes being pressed or the wine blended. Whatever the season you'll get to taste the finished product with a glass of the vineyard's own Champagne.Stop for lunch at a traditional restaurant in the center of Reims, featuring the cuisine of the Champagne region. In the afternoon the tour continues to a guided visit at Moet and Chandon cellars. A wine maker will share insights into the production of Champagne while you tour the cellars and enjoy a tasting session.Please note: The schedule and cellars visited are subject to change without notice, depending on the season. Please check itinerary.