Welcome to Hautvillers


Astonishing vineyard views await a few hundred metres north of the centre along rte de Fismes (D386); south along rte de Cumières (a road leading to D1); and along the GR14 long-distance walking trail (red-and-white markings) and local vineyard footpaths (yellow markings).


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$163.39 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Epernay Champagne Tour and Tastings from Reims (Small Group)

Epernay, Vineyard Discovery, and Champagne classMeet your guide in Reims and go explore the most famous vineyards of Champagne around Epernay. Discover the renowned “Avenue du Champagne”, home of the most recognized and esteemed Champagne houses: Moet & Chandon, Perrier Jouet, Pol Roger... Hear about their stories and gain insight on how they have come to be so successful.Wander through the vineyards of La Montagne de Reims while your guide explains the particularities of the region, from the grape varieties to the vine growing and winemaking process. Explore the picturesque historical village of Hautvillers, cradle of Champagne where the Monk Dom Perignon lived during 47 years and is now buried. Have a walk through the alleys of the beautiful church where the first Champagne bubbles are known to have come to life Continue your trip through the countryside and get to walk through the vines of a prestigious Champagne house (Moët et Chandon or Billecart-Salmon). Get an introduction to the vine growing process in Champagne.Be welcomed in a restored Champagne house and enjoy an introduction to the unique sparkling beverage World. Gain significant insight on the complex Champagne making process, the geography and history of the magnificent region. Discover how the delicate effervescent elixir goes from grape to bottle. Enjoy an authentic lunch with French specialties (baguette, cheese, ham) paired with Champagne wines. Enter an authentic Champagne boutique wineryBack to the mini-van, appreciate the beautiful hillsides of Champagne and peek-behind-the-scenes of a family run boutique winery. Visit the traditional press, vat room and cellars of an authentic Champagne grower. Stroll down the cool cellar corridors and glance at the immense quantity of bottles slowly maturing. Enjoy several tastings of their best–seller “cuvees” and find the best values of Champagne !Your effervescent tour ends as your guide drives you back to Reims to conclude your afternoon Champagne tour.

$280.09 Day Trips & Excursions

Wine Day Trip from Paris to Champagne

Your driver guide picks you up in a comfortable minivan in Paris for the roughly 1.5-hour drive to Champagne, the region where the famous French bubbles are produced. On your way to the vineyards, enjoy croissants while your guide tells you about the amazing world of Champagne.Begin with the visit to a prestigious Champagne house such as Moët and Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, or Mumm (depending on availability). Check out beautiful chalk cellars full of bottles, get lost in a maze of galleries, and enjoy a Champagne tasting at the end of your tour, by which time the mysterious méthode Champenoise will no longer be a secret to you.Continue your day trip with a drive through the vineyards of the Montagne de Reims, Cote des Blancs, and Vallée de la Marne, between Reims, Ay, and Epernay. While you admire the scenic views, learn more about the three different Champagne grapes: chardonnay, pinot noir, and pinot meunier. Your next stop is a family-run winery where you'll have lunch (upon availability). Meet the winemaker and enjoy a meal of traditional food paired with a Champagne tasting.After lunch, head to Hautvillers to visit its abbey and soak up the atmosphere of a typical French village, where Benedictine monk Dom Perignon made sparkling Champagne for the first time more than 300 years ago. Then visit a middle sized winery, and see a sabrage or a dégorgement à la volée (depending on availability). Enjoy a tasting of authentic Champagnes that you don't get the chance to enjoy outside of France.Throughout your day trip, you'll listen to plenty of information about how Champagne is made. Hear about Blanc de Blancs and Blanc de Noirs. Find out how Champagne rosé is made. Discover if Grands Crus and Premiers Crus exist in Champagne. Find out if there is a specific Champagne terroir. Hear about the history of the Champagne region and how the coronation of French kings used to take place in Reims' Gothic cathedral.Following your third tasting, your guide drives you back and drops you off in central Paris (Hôtel de Ville)

$227.58 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Epernay Avenue de Champagne Tour and Tastings from Reims

Come to the Champagne Magic world and have a full day experience. Start your day discovering the most famous Champagne House in the world, Moët & Chandon. Explore their history and their spectacular cellars. Have your first Champagne glass of the day in an unexpected tasting room inside the Moët & Chandon cellars.Drive through the beautiful Avenue of Champagne full of prestigious Champagne Houses. Travel around the region admiring the UNESCO classified vineyards of Champagne. Delight yourself in one of the highest landscapes of the region. Go back in time at the 17thcentury and explore the church where Dom Perignon tasted the first stars.Increase your knowledge thanks to a casual  fun and educational tasting class.Have a family regional meal in a restored champagne House and taste more champagnes as well as the local red wine.Back in the car travel to another part of the Champagne region to meet a family boutique winery at the heart of the production center .Discover their history and all their mysterious secrets of their Champagne making process. Finish your day tasting some great values ChampagneGet to appreciate and compare different blessings and ageings. After the tasting, you guide will drive you back to Reims and you will be able to ask all the last questions you had about the region.

$227.58 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Epernay Champagne Tastings via Small-Group Tour from Reims

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Moet et Chandon Champagne Cellars, Epernay, Marne, Grand EstGuided Tour and Champagne tastingDuration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Abbaye Saint-Pierre d'Hautvillers, Hautvillers, Marne, Grand EstGuided tour of Hautvillers and Dom Perignon's AbbeyDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Avenue de Champagne, Epernay, Marne, Grand EstExclusive Champagne Tasting lunch at a family winery in Epernay region.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Avenue de Champagne, Epernay, Marne, Grand EstTour and Champagne tasting at a local winery in Epernay regionDuration: 1 hour 15 minutes

$162.48 Day Trips & Excursions

Small-Group Champagne Tour with Champagne Tastings and Lunch from Epernay

Vineyard Discovery, regional lunch, and Champagne class Your guide will pick you up in Epernay at the tourist office and bring you to the most famous vineyards of Champagne outside the town. Take the road through the renowned “Avenue du Champagne”, home of the most recognized and esteemed Champagne houses: Moet & Chandon, Perrier Jouet, Pol Roger... Hear about their stories and gain insight on how they have come to be so successful. Head to Hautvillers, village of the monk Dom Pérignon, and discover the abbey where he "tasted the stars" and participated in the creation of the Champagne method. Travel through the UNESCO Champagne vineyards and be welcomed in a restored Champagne House : enjoy an introduction to the unique sparkling beverage World. Your guide will clear up the secrets of the fascinating Champagne making process. Discover how the delicate effervescent elixir goes from grape to bottle. Gain significant insight on smelling and tasting Champagne, get to compare three different blends. Appreciate an authentic regional lunch with French delicacies paired with Champagne wines. Discover an authentic Champagne boutique winery Back to the mini-van, appreciate the nice hillsides of Champagne and peek-behind-the-scenes of a family run boutique winery. Visit the traditional press,vat room and cellar of an authentic Champagne grower. Stroll down the cool cellar corridors and glance at the immense quantity of bottles slowly maturing.  Enjoy several tastings of their best–seller “cuvees” and find the best values of Champagne ! Your guide will then drive you back to Epernay to conclude your afternoon Champagne tour.On the way back to the picking point, your guide will be happy to answer your last questions about Champagne, and give you advice about the rest of your stay in Champagne.

$99.20 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Reims Small-Group Champagne and Vineyard Tour, Wine Tasting

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Abbaye Saint-Pierre d'Hautvillers, Hautvillers, Marne, Grand EstVisit the church part of the abbey where Dom Pérignon used to liveDuration: 20 minutesPass By: Avenue de Champagne, Epernay, Marne, Grand EstSee the beautiful Champagne houses of Champagne Avenue in Epernay