Champagne Country

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Champagne Country - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Castellane


    Unlike most of the Champagne tours, at Castellane you get a chance to see the bottling, corking, and labeling plant. During the 45-minute guided...Read More

  • 2. Cathédrale Notre-Dame

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Constructed between 1150 and 1230, the Cathédrale Notre-Dame is a superb example of early Gothic. The light interior gives the impression of...Read More

  • 3. Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    By far the largest church in France, the Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens could enclose Paris's Notre-Dame twice. It may lack the stained glass...Read More

  • 4. Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Recently restored for its 800th birthday, this magnificent Gothic cathedral provided the setting for the coronations of French kings. The great...Read More

  • 5. Cathédrale St-Pierre

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Soaring above the town center is the tallest cathedral in France: the Cathédrale St-Pierre. You may have an attack of vertigo just gazing up...Read More

  • 6. Moët & Chandon


    Founded by Charles Moët in 1743, the world's largest Champagne producer is a must-see if you're in the region. Foreign royalty from Czar Alexandre...Read More

  • 7. Opera de Lille

    Arts/Performance Venue

    When fire destroyed Lille's opera house in 1903, a new, grander edifice began to rise after more than 10 years of construction. Unfortunately...Read More

  • 8. Palais des Beaux Arts


    Restored in the 1990s as part of the revitalization of the city, this museum now ranks among the best in France. It takes special pride in its...Read More

  • 9. Ruinart


    Founded back in 1729, just a year after Louis XV's decision to allow wine to be transported by bottle (previously it could only be moved by...Read More

  • 10. Taittinger


    Cavernous chalk cellars, first used by monks for wine storage, house 15 million bottles and partly occupy the crypt of the 13th-century abbey...Read More

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