Taste Champagne with a bus tour to Moet and Chandon and Mumm on Friday in January, February, and March and Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from April through October.
Your Champagne bus tour will depart at 8:00 AM from the Cityrama agency at 2, rue des Pyramides, 75001 Paris.
- Champagne Bus Tour days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from April through October; Friday during January, February, and March
- Champagne Bus Tour Duration: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
- Children's Rate: 4-17 years of age
- Tour Code: RC
- Included: Stops in Reims, Epernay, 2 Champagne tastings
- Vehicle: Motorcoach
First stop on your Champagne tour will be the city of Reims to tour the Cathedral. Reims Cathedral is where the Kings of France were crowned. While the Cathedral of Reims was damaged by the Germans during WWI it has since been restored to its majestic beauty. You'll also have an orientation of this wonderful provincial town before your first Champagne visit.
Mumm Champagne will be your first tasting! The Mumm Champagne house was started on March 1, 1827 by three brothers, Jacobus, Gottlieb and Phillip Mumm. These brothers were German winemakers from the Rhine valley and together with G. Heuser and Friedrich Giesler, they created one of the most famous Champagnes.
Lunch is on your own in Reims downtown. There's an excellent selection of cafes and small bistros for salads, sandwiches, and light lunches.
In the afternoon, you'll drive to Epernay for a guided visit of the Moet and Chandon cellars (or Achille Mercier) with wine-tasting. The Champagne house Moët and Chandon was started by Claude Moët in 1743. Today, the property includes more than 2500 acres and produces about 26 million bottles of Champagne annually.
Your Champagne bus tour will return to Paris. in the early evening.
Please note: In January and February (and occasionally throughout the year), the visit to Mumm or Moet & Chandon will be replaced by Achille Princier's cellars.