Top Choice Street in Épernay

Avenue de Champagne

Épernay’s handsome av de Champagne fizzes with maisons de champagne (Champagne houses). The boulevard is lined with mansions and neoclassical villas, rebuilt after WWI. Peek through wrought-iron gates at Moët’s priv…
Statue in Épernay

Dom Pérignon

Everyone who visits Moët & Chandon invariably stops to strike a pose next to the statue of Dom Pérignon (c 1638–1715), after whom the prestige cuvée is named. The Benedictine monk played a pivotal role in making…
Notable Building in Épernay

Hôtel de Ville

In the neoclassical Hôtel de Ville built in 1850 under the direction of the French architect Victor Lenoir, you can take a peek at the ornate, Louis XV–style Salle de Conseil (city council room) and Salle de Mariage…
Church in Épernay

Église Notre-Dame

Crowned by a fairy-tale silver spire, this late-19th-century church bears Romanesque and Gothic influences and is lit from within by a rose window. It was built on the site of the former Ursuline convent.