Reims is a city in France that is often in the shadow of the capital, Paris. It became a major city during the Roman Empire and has been the traditional site of the crowning of the kings of France. Its magnificent cathedral, played the same role as Westminster Abbey in the UK. It is also considered the capital of Champagne with many champagne houses nearby to visit with their headquarters in the city. There are many sights in the city to see such as the Place Royale, many Gallo-Roman antiquities, cathedral and Saint Remi Basilica among others.
This tour also includes a visit to a champagne house to see how champagne is made using traditional methods. Your group will see the stages involved in production from fermentation, aging, riddling, disgorging, dosage and corking. The tour also includes a visit to the cellars of the champagne house, industry specialist information and tasting.Ask a Question Get a Quote
Departure from school and travel to Folkestone for Eurotunnel shuttle into France and onward travel to Reims.
Group arrives in Reims for start of walking tour. See Reims Cathedral, Basilca Saint Remi, Place Royale and much more before evening arival at accommodation for overnight stay.
After breakfast, group travels to champagne house for tour of the vineyards and a stop at a champagne house for tour with tasting. Afterwards group travels to Calais and Eurotunnel back to England and ruturn to school.