CHAMAPGNE VILLAGES

Four Most Beautiful Villages in the Champagne Region

As anyone could imagine, the big draw of the Champagne region is its eponymous libation. In fact, day trips from Paris to Champagne are one of the most popular activities for visitors. But if you dig just a little bit deeper – maybe on a Champagne road trip, or even a long weekend in the region – you’ll find beautiful villages scattered hither and yon, each more memorable than the next. We’re going to give you some of our favorites now, but feel free to venture out and come across your own little piece of heaven!

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August 21, 2015 by
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A Champagne tasting at G.H. Mumm

Champagne Region Day Trip From Paris

It was bright and crisp as I made my way toward busy central Paris, smiling to myself and thinking that only a Champagne tasting could get me out of bed this early on holiday. After a prompt registration at the tour operator’s office, I climbed to the top deck of the luxury coach that would take my friend and me on a day trip from Paris to the famous Champagne region. The knowledgeable English-speaking guide entertained guests through the capital’s morning traffic, pointing at landmarks and feeding our minds with fun bits of trivia along the way to the green rolling hills of northern France.

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July 10, 2015 by
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Picnic Spots in Champagne

Picnic Spots in Champagne

With its rolling hills, miles of vineyards and wide open spaces, the Champagne-Ardenne Region of France just begs for time spent outdoors. And what better way to indulge in the region’s most famous product than with some fresh local food! Here are our favorite picnic spots in Champagne.

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June 19, 2015 by
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Family Histories of Champagne Houses

Family Histories of Champagne Houses

Champagne is arguably the world’s most favorite adult beverage, and everyone seems to have their favorite brand. But did you know that the champagne houses of the region around Reims have histories going back centuries?

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May 15, 2015 by
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First-time Visitor Tips for Champagne

First-time Visitor Tips for Champagne: Come Thirsty.

Visiting a new region of France can be daunting. Everyone knows Paris, but it’s hard to know what to expect elsewhere. And when it comes to the Champagne region of France, it can be even harder – can you really taste champagne there? Are vineyards open? Should you plan for just a day trip, or […]

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April 17, 2015 by
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Champagne Vineyard Winter Schedules

Champagne Vineyard Winter Schedules

Is a Champagne vineyard winter visit even worth it? Well, that depends on which vineyard you want to visit. It is absolutely crucial that you check ahead to ensure that someone will be there to welcome you. Surprisingly, it is the smaller wine makers who always have someone on site to at least have a tasting.

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February 20, 2015 by
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Less Visited Towns in Champagne

Less Visited Towns in Champagne

Given its eponymous bubbly elixir, the Champagne region of France is rightly famous and a top day trip from Paris in the neighboring region. But this also means that there are some towns in Champagne that are flush with visitors – Épernay, Châlons-en-Champagne, and Reims – while others have yet to be discovered by the throngs. These less visited towns are the ones where daily life is lived, and give you a real look at France outside of Paris. Here are some of our favorite “secret” places in the Champagne-Ardenne.

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January 23, 2015 by
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Champagne Region Road Trip

Champagne Region Road Trip - Let's Go!

If you’re thinking of taking your first road trip while visiting France, a Champagne region road trip is a great choice. You’re never that far from Paris; it’s drop-dead gorgeous; and there’s lots to see and do.

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November 24, 2014 by
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A Day Trip to the Champagne Region

Champagne day trips are fun!

Tired of walking the streets of Paris? Want to experience another area of France? Thirsty?! Then you will love a day trip to the Champagne region!

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October 31, 2014 by
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Festivals in Champagne

Festivals in Champagne

The Champagne region, just east of the region where Paris is located, is an excellent destination for day trips of all kinds – from outdoorsy activities like hikes to more leisurely pursuits like wine and Champagne tasting. But it’s not all vineyards and parks; residents throughout the region celebrate all manner of events, all year long. Here are our favorite festivals in Champagne.

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September 5, 2014 by
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