Champagne Country Travel Guide
Plan Your Champagne Country Vacation
As you head toward Reims, the landscape loosens and undulates, and the hills tantalize with French vineyards that—thanks to la méthode champenoise—produce the world's antidote to gloom. Each year, millions of bottles of bubbly mature in hundreds of kilometers of chalk tunnels carved under the streets of Reims and Épernay, both of which fight for the title "The Champagne City."
The Champagne Region has a mix of old, rambling hotels, often simple rather than pretentious. In addition, there are a... read more
This region is less dependent on tourism than many in France, and most restaurants are open year-round. However, in the... read more
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Drink Champagne—what else!: Sample some bubbly, see the vineyards, and visit the cavernous chalk cellars where bottles are... Read more
There's nothing like getting out into Mother Nature to send the spirits soaring and, as it turns out, the region of Champagne is... Read more
Consider these architectural terms before passing through Amiens's main medieval portal (front door): CHANCEL: The space around... Read more
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