Champagne Tour from Paris

Day Trips & Excursions in Épernay

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from$234.06
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Continue to Hautvillers, the captivating village, former home to the ‘father of Champagne Wine’ -- Dom Pérignon. And enjoy the beauty of the vine, little villages and making a few stop en route, before a last visit at a family Producer where you will have the opportunity to taste 4 different Champagnes before heading back to Paris, filled of unforgettable souvernirs.
Leave Paris behind and head off with your expert guide to the prestigious Moet and Chandon Champagne house in Epernay, the Champagne Capital. Easily boasting the largest Champagne cellars in the world, this luxury Champagne house is home to some 17 miles (28 km) of underground tunnels where their world-famous sparkling wine matures. As you tour this incredible labyrinth of chalk cellars with your guide, learn about the magical process of turning standard white wine into something fizzy! Hear about humidity levels and temperature control, and, see for yourself how the bubbles get into each bottle. At the end of your 1,5-hour walking tour around the cellars, sample a glass of Moet Champagne and discuss its complex creation with the fellow Champagne lovers in your group.After lunch, hop back on board your air-conditioned minivan and leave Epernay, for a ride around Reims Mountain Regional Nature Park, home to Grand Crus vineyards, before reaching Hautvillers with your guide. Known as ‘the birthplace of Champagne,’ this charming village is best-known for its most famous ex-resident, Dom Pérignon, the innovative Benedictine monk who dedicated most of his life to producing and perfecting Champagne.After enjoying the beauty of the vine, little villages and making a few stop en route, you will reach the last stop of your day will be dedicated to the visit of a family run winery where you will have the opportunity to taste 4 different Champagnes before returning to Paris.

What’s included

  • Return Transportation, from Paris by air-conditioned minivan
  • Driver/guide
  • Small group tour (maximum 8 participants)
  • 4 Champagne tastings
  • Champagne tastings at Moet & Chandon
  • Champagne tastings at a Family Producer
  • Stop at Hautvillers
  • Visit the tomb of Dom Perignon
  • Entry/Admission - Mercier
  • Entry/Admission - Moet et Chandon Champagne Cellars
  • Entry/Admission - La Maison Mumm

What’s not included

  • Food
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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