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The Reims Champagne Region: Tastings at House of Mumm and Mercier Cellar – Tour from Paris93 Reviews

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  • Where: Paris, France
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  • Duration: 10.5 hours
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Why book this tour
  • Visit the world famous house of Mercier Cellar and Mumm Cellars.
  • Sip some of the world’s best champagnes and discover the secrets behind its production
  • Explore the city of Reims and have a guided tour of the spectacular cathedral where the kings of France were crowned.
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Leave Paris and travel through stunning countryside to Champagne; a picturesque region of France with neatly tended vineyards and small villages.

Your 10.5 hour trip includes a guided morning tour of Rheims; the capital of the Champagne Region where you will visit Rheims Cathedral where French Monarchy are crowned. In the Champagne region you will enjoy tours of two of the world’s most famous Champagne Houses; Mercier and the House of Mumm. You will be able to explore the vineyards and cellars, and of course, taste some of the fine champagnes for which they are so renowned.

You will also travel through the Reims Mountain Regional Park to Epernay and get a chance to discover the beautiful surrounding countryside.

This tour provides entrance tickets to all these attractions. You will travel in an air conditioned coach with an expert guide who will share fascinating details about the places you visit.

  • Tour information
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  • Itinerary

When does it run?

01 November to 31 March : Every Tuesday & Friday
01 April - 31 October: Daily

Duration

10.5 hours

Start time

0800h (08:00am)

Meeting point

The start point for the tour is 2 rue des Pyramides, 75001, Paris.
The closest metro station is Tuileries (line n°01), Pyramides (line n°14) or Palais Royal (line n°7).
Please report at the meeting point 30 minutes before the start time for check-in. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

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Ending point

The tour ends at the starting point

  • Tour information
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  • Itinerary

Make you way to 2 rue des Pyramides, 75001, Paris. From here you will board your luxury air conditioned coach. Accompanied by a qualified guide-interpreter you will travel along the Champagne Tourist Route, past neatly tended vineyards dotted with small villages.

You will begin your excursion with an audio guide tour of the cellars of the famous Mumm Champagne house, where you will learn about their expertise and the secrets behind the creation of their many Champagnes. After your visit you will taste the famous "Red Ribbon" Champagne, one of the most popular Champagnes in the world.

Your tour continues with a guided tour of Reims's imposing Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site. A Gothic masterpiece and site of the coronations of the Kings of France, it is also well-known for its many statues and extraordinary 13th-Century stained glass windows.

After that you will spend your free time exploring Reims city center and enjoy lunch(payable direct) in one of the many restaurants in beautiful Erlon Square.

Next you will begin your afternoon discovering the surrounding countryside and its pretty villages, forests and prestigious Champagne vineyards.

On arrival in Epernay, visit your second Champagne house of the day, Mercier, founded in 1858. With an informative audio-guide, you will travel by an automated train to a depth of 100 feet to visit the huge cellars, before finishing your tour with a Champagne tasting.

At the end of the tour you will board you air-conditioned coach and return back to Paris. You will be dropped back at the starting point.

Customer reviews
Chris Pidgeon

This tour ticked all of the boxes for my friend and I.

M E Robinson Brand

Another "Bucket List" goal achieved. I have wanted to do this tour for years & I was not disappointed. Reims was a suprise - smaller than I had imagined. Clean & well laid out.

Tom E Wilson

We were quite happy how the whole day past by the history of Reims the champagne region,s history. Also learned the process of making champagne which was very interesting and informative.all in all our best winery tour to date.

Michael Cherry

Worthwild tour to understand and see the champagne making process at two of the best champagne houses. Worth doing the Reims Cathedral tour as well. The gift shops at the houses are also great prices.

Mrs E Wallis

Great experience. Bus sustained a flat tire on route but the issue was resolved quickly and we were on our way again. Bus was clean and comfortable.

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Inclusions
  • Transportation in luxury air conditioned coach
  • Guided visit of the town of Reims and the cathedral
  • House of Mumm and Mercier Tour Cellar with Audio Guide
  • Entrance ticket to Mercier and Mumm cellars and wine tasting
  • English-speaking guide/interpreter
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Lunch
What happens after I book

  • A booking voucher will be sent to you by email
  • Print all pages of the voucher
  • Present the voucher at the tour start point or attraction entrance

Please note

  • Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
  • Please note that check-in will close 10 minutes before excursion start time.
  • Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
  • Booking confirmation and voucher will be send in 2 separate emails, only voucher has to be printed

Additional Info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Do's & Don’ts

Do take warm clothes as the cellars are cold. Do wear comfortable shoes as a moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour.

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