PCT - CHAMPAGNE TOUR FROM PARIS/REIMS - 7H30 - $383.25
Departure from Paris or Reims
From 09.30 to 17.00
Minibus pick-up at your hotel
Our minibus picks you up at your accommodation in Paris between 07.00 and 08.00, depending on location of the hotel.
The return point is at your accommodation around 19:30. You will be accompanied by a bilingual driver guide for the full day.
Highlights of your day, meet a vine grower, traditional French lunch, Reims cathedral tour, visit a prestigious champagne cellar
Highlights of your day include:
09:30: discovery of Champagne vineyard around Reims. Once in the vineyard, the guide will explain the Champagne soil, the three main grape varieties in Champagne, the vines through the seasons from pruning in winter to ripening and harvest in autumn. Followed by a visit and a wine tasting in a small champagne producer.
12:30: traditional French lunch in a restaurant in Reims.
14.00: guided tour of the Reims cathedral, a gothic masterpiece where the kings of France used to be crowned.
15:30: guided visit of one of the most famous champagne houses in Reims and its underground chalk cellar (Taittinger, Pommery, Mumm, Lanson…) to discover step by step technical wine making “from grape to champagne” through pressing, first fermentation, blending, bottling, second fermentation, remuage, disgorgement, corking and finally labelling. A glass of champagne will be served at the end of this tour.
17.00: Reims departure