All about Champagne
Champagne is the ideal region to discover protected nature, learn more about history and taste its world renowned champagne. From the impressive Reims Cathedral to champagne tastings, this region, where over 300 billion bottles are produced every year, will be an unforgettable experience.
Champagne is a one and a half hour drive east of Paris.
The oceanic climate of this region is mostly mild: 2°C in January, 18°C in July, with an annual average of about 10°C. Winds are generally gentle, except in winter.
POINTS OF INTEREST
In this region, there are prestigious Champagne houses to be visited: Veuve Clicquot, Taittinger, Moët & Chandon..., as well as less known but excellent wine makers. The impressive Reims Cathedral, renowned as a UNESCO World Heritage Site also makes for a fantastic visit.
WINE & GASTRONOMY
Of course, champagne is the wine to drink in this region! Pink Reims biscuits are the perfect accompaniment as dessert. The local cheese is the creamy Chaource which is matured with Champagne.
WHEN TO COME?
The Champagne region is great any time of the year. It is easy to reach from Paris and well-connected to Burgundy and the Loire Valley.