Champagne-Ardenne

What to do and see in Chaumont, Champagne

Written by on January 20, 2019 in Champagne-Ardenne
What to do and see in Chaumont, Champagne

The city of Chaumont is on a plateau above the River Marne and is a great place to stop off if you’re travelling from Calais to the Alps. Boasting a population of over 23k, part of the Haute-Marne department, it sits on a railway line that links Paris and Basel, Switzerland, over an impressive viaduct that […]

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What to see and do in Epernay Champagne

Written by on December 28, 2018 in Champagne-Ardenne
What to see and do in Epernay Champagne

Epernay is around 1.5 hours from Paris by train, and 30 minutes from Reims. With its UNESCO listed Avenue du Champagne and inclusion on the “100 most remarkable sites of taste in France” – you’re in for a treat if you visit. The railway line from Paris reached Epernay in 1849 and trade in Champagne […]

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Visit Ruinart Reims – the oldest Champagne House in the world

Written by on December 15, 2018 in Champagne-Ardenne, Wine and Drinks
Visit Ruinart Reims – the oldest Champagne House in the world

Mark Twain, the great American writer was spot on when he claimed: “too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right”. Ever since it was “discovered” in France in the 17th century, just about everyone has fallen under the spell of the effervescent wine. It can only be made in Champagne, […]

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Some of the best Champagne towns you can visit by train

Written by on October 11, 2018 in Champagne-Ardenne
Some of the best Champagne towns you can visit by train

Seeing the best of Champagne by train is a fun and easy journey. Reims, the capital of Champagne the region, is just 45 minutes by train from Paris. Epernay, known as the capital of Champagne the drink, takes around an hour and a quarter. The two great Champagne towns are linked by rail and it […]

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How to spend 48 hours in Reims Champagne

Written by on October 10, 2018 in Champagne-Ardenne
How to spend 48 hours in Reims Champagne

Known as the Gateway to Champagne, just 45 minutes by train from Paris, this bustling town is renowned for its prestigious champagne houses, Gothic cathedral and Art Deco architecture. Little of the original Roman town remains except Porte Mars, an ancient gateway to the town and the cryptoportico – a semi-underground gallery dating from the […]

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Take the train from Paris to Reims and enjoy the Champagne lifestyle!

Written by on August 16, 2018 in Champagne-Ardenne
Take the train from Paris to Reims and enjoy the Champagne lifestyle!

There’s nothing quite like the pop of a Champagne bottle to make you feel festive and with Reims, the capital of Champagne so close to Paris, there’s no excuse not to go! Take the Train to Reims from Paris With Reims, the capital of Champagne, just 45 minutes from Paris by train it’s the perfect […]

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How to book the perfect Champagne tasting experience in Champagne

How to book the perfect Champagne tasting experience in Champagne

Discover the pleasures of the Champagne region and enjoy an effervescent experience Champagne tasting without all the tedious, time consuming searching online. www.champagne-booking.com has done all the hard work for you. Simply choose the type of tour or experience you want – from a Champagne tasting to grape picking or Sabrage – the technique of […]

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History and legends from the Haute Marne Champagne

Written by on December 14, 2017 in Champagne-Ardenne
History and legends from the Haute Marne Champagne

The Haute Marne region is a wonderfully rich region. Rolling green hills, fields of wheat and lazy cows, and orchards of cherry. Oh, and Champagne. It’s the stuff poetry is made of with 40% of the Haute Marne either river or forest, and just 9 inhabitants per square km. With this luxurious landscape comes wild […]

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Langres Haute-Marne | The secret part of Champagne

Written by on November 16, 2017 in Champagne-Ardenne
Langres Haute-Marne | The secret part of Champagne

  Haute-Marne, the secret part of Champagne The Haute-Marne department of Champagne is not as famous as its sister department the Marne. There you’ll discover the legendary towns of  Reims and Epernay, famous for their Champagne domains and much more. Haute-Marne though, is a beautiful part of the region and there’s lots to discover here […]

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L’Abbaye d’Auberive in the Haute Marne Champagne

Written by on October 20, 2017 in Champagne-Ardenne
L’Abbaye d’Auberive in the Haute Marne Champagne

In the southern most corner of the Haute Marne, about half an hour’s drive from the ancient town of Langres, is an extraordinary abbey. Of course, the very nature of the beast means that most abbeys are extraordinary in one way or another. But this one is special both because of its past and because […]

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