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From Paris: Day Trip to Champagne with 8 Tastings & Lunch

1. From Paris: Day Trip to Champagne with 8 Tastings & Lunch

Tour starts at your hotel (if located in Paris) or at the central Paris meeting point. Your driver guide will pick you up in a cozy air-conditioned minivan at around 7.30 AM. Enjoy tasty croissants on the way to Champagne, while your guide tells you all you need to know about the sparkling universe of champagne! Once you arrive in Champagne, you'll start your day with a visit to a very prestigious Estate (Moët & Chandon, Mumm, Veuve Clicquot, Mercier etc. > depending on supplier availability). Discover never-ending galleries filled with bottles and of course, finish the guided-tour with a tasting. Back in your air-conditioned minivan, admire the landscapes and stop in the heart of the vineyard to enjoy a masterclass led by your wine expert guide. He will teach you the basis of the wine professional tasting. Next stop is for lunch in a family-run champagne house or at a local restaurant (depending on availability). You will have the chance to taste several glasses of champagne and ratafias (another local wine), paired with local food. Blanc de Blancs, Blanc de Noirs, Champagne Rosé… what would you pair them with? After lunch, enjoy a digestive tour through the vineyard of the Côte des Blancs and Vallée de la Marne. Learn the characteristics of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier, and enjoy amazing views over the vineyard. Get ready to take some pictures! Last but not least, visit another family-run winery where you will learn the art of sabrage or disgorgement “à la volée” (a technique for opening a champagne bottle), depending on availability. Taste several delicious champagnes before heading back to Paris, where you will be dropped off in a central, Hotel de Ville.

From Paris: Small-Group Champagne Tour with 3-Course Lunch

2. From Paris: Small-Group Champagne Tour with 3-Course Lunch

Explore the Champagne region on a guided day tour from Paris. Visit the cellars of reputable champagne producers, learn about the history of the region, taste local wines, and enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Start with a pickup from your hotel and head for the heart of the champagne region, Épernay. Take a guided tour of Moet & Chandon or other famous champagne houses such as Tattinger, Nicolas Feulliatte, Veuve Clicquot, Mercier, etc. Learn about the history of its namesake and sip on fine vintage champagne. Stroll along the Avenue de Champagne towards your minivan while the guide tells you about a few other well-known houses around you and the champagne cellars below you. Visit a local winery and meet the people behind the production of this great drink. Taste their elegant and exclusive product and hear about the history of their champagne estate. Stop in the village where the monk who invented champagne lived. Discover local gastronomy and savor a 3-course lunch at a local restaurant. After a few fun games, trying all types of wines, and eating delicious food, your guide will also give you something nice to remember your visit to the champagne region and drop you off at your hotel.

Paris: Private Day Trip to Champagne with 8 Tastings & Lunch

3. Paris: Private Day Trip to Champagne with 8 Tastings & Lunch

Discover the Champagne region on a guided tour with 8 Champagne tastings. Visit a world-famous Champagne estate as well as at least one other smaller Champagne house. Enjoy transport throughout the tour and lunch with Champagne pairings. Start your day with pickup from your hotel in Paris. Enjoy croissants on the way to Champagne, as your guide tells you about the world of Champagne.  First, stop at a prestigious estate, such as Moët & Chandon, Mumm, Veuve Clicquot, or Mercier. Next, enjoy a Masterclass led by your wine expert guide and learn the secrets of this famous bubbly drink. Enjoy lunch at a family-run Champagne house or a local restaurant. Taste several glasses of Champagne and ratafias paired with local food. Then, enjoy a digestive tour through the Côte des Blancs and Vallée de la Marne vineyard. Visit another family-run winery before being dropped off at your hotel in Paris.

From Epernay: Vintage Champagne Tour with Lunch & Tastings

4. From Epernay: Vintage Champagne Tour with Lunch & Tastings

This private day trip with a guide will introduce you to the magic of the Champagne region, with transportation in a vintage Renault Estafette. Visit two winemakers to sample their champagnes, admire the vineyard landscapes, and stop for lunch either with a picnic or in a local restaurant. Enjoy transportation from Epernay in a vintage Estafette Alouette Renault, as you travel through the Champagne region to your first destination, a local winery. Sample three different champagnes and learn about the traditional production process. Next, find the most impressive views of the vineyard landscape with the help of your guide, to stop and admire the beauty of the region. Stop off for a picnic among the vines, including cold meats, cheese, bread, a dessert with pink biscuits, and champagne. In colder months, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. You'll then drive to visit a second winemaker for another tasting of three locally produced champagnes. Learn about the sabrage technique of opening champagne bottles with a specialized saber tool, and try your hand at it yourself. Finally, visit the Abbey Church of Hautvillers which houses the grave of the famed champagne-maker Dom Pérignon, before being driven back to Epernay.

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4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

This is a brilliant tour and a must if you are spending a couple of days in Paris! You get to try loads of different types of champagne throughout the day. Our guide Preston was excellent. He was very friendly, helpful and had a huge amount of knowledge about both wine and the champagne region. He also brought fresh croissants for the journey! We started in a big house, Pommery and learned about how champagne is made along with the history and a tasting. We then had a beautiful lunch (food was excellent) and tried more champagne here. We finished the day with a visit to a medium sized co-op. The day is structured very well as you learn all about champagne in the morning, and drink all afternoon!

This was a once in a life time experience. The pick up and drop off was smooth. If you miss breakfast they stop for breakfast. The first champagne house was very cool we went into caves underground and tasted champagne. We drank a bottle in the vineyards. The lunch was ok the food was different maybe in a not so great way the restaurant was nice looking. When it says you purchase your own drinks they also mean water at this specific restaurant. Last champagne house was great then we went to the Moët and Chandon gift shop. Made it back by 6:30 pm ish but normally it would go to 8:30 pm so you shouldn’t make specific plans for after the tour.

Fantastic day trip from Paris. Picked up with fresh pastries for the drive and a very knowledgable tour guide. We visited one of the big champagne houses where you learn a lot about the champagne and the history of champagne. We then visited a couple of smaller houses which were fabulous and the tasting as great. The lunch provided was delicious and a great setting, plenty of food and drinks to go round. It was then topped off by a surprise stop at the top of a hill by a church and some pink champagne. All in all fantastic day and would highly recommend to anyone who likes champagne.

The day was fabulous! Joel was an excellent guide. Beyond knowledgable about the area, wine, champagne. The tastings were plentiful. We had a little extra time due to traffic so he took us 2 church's and a stop for a gorgeous pic in front of a vineyard during the day. We would totally do it again next time we are in Paris!

Nuestro guía Simone fue un valor agregado a nuestro viaje, en si el tour muy bien ya que conoces mas sobre la región y la degustaron muy buena, lo recomiendo mucho.