Indulge in your own personal bubbly adventure among the picturesque villages and historic wineries of Champagne! Your private full-day tour begins with morning pickup at your central Paris hotel. Travel in a luxury minivan approximately 1.5 hours to the scenic Champagne region, learning about the history of the celebrated sparkling wine along the way.
Your first stop is the town of Epernay to visit the luxurious Moet and Chandon Champagne house. Take a fascinating walking tour through a network of underground tunnels where the famous sparkling wine is stored and aged. Covering almost 17 miles (28 km), the tunnels compose the largest Champagne cellars in France. Above ground, enjoy a glass of Moet Champagne in a chic tasting room.
Continue on through the scenic countryside and Reims Mountain National Park, where you’ll pass top-rated Grand Cru vineyards. Visit the village of Hautvillers, known as the former home Dom Pérignon, a Benedictine monk who dedicated himself to perfecting Champagne-making methods in the 17th century. Learn about the fascinating history of this figure, whose name is now synonymous with exquisite Champagne.
In Hautvilliers, you'll have the opportunity to see how traditional wine-making practices are married with modern production methods at the Roger-Constant Lemaire winery, followed by a tasting of their exceptionally fresh-tasting Champagnes.
Relax after your effervescent day on the return drive to Paris, where you’ll be dropped off back at your hotel in the early evening.