From the region of Reims and Epernay was born the most famous wine: champagne. This exceptional terroir is punctuated by vineyards and cellars. In addition to this promise of intoxication, there is an equally intense discovery: the setting of the Reims Mountain Regional Park. The Marne department offers a wide choice of hiking and walking tours in the heart of the vineyard. You cannot visit this destination without stopping to contemplate the beautiful cathedral of Notre-Dame de Reims. In addition to its architecture, it is the richness of its sculptures that makes it an exceptional success, it is a key piece of French history: Clovis was baptized there between 496 and 506, then the kings of France were crowned there. The Saint-Remi museum located in the former abbey. The castle of Réveillon which received Marcel Proust, who spent pleasant moments there described in his works Les Plaisirs et les jours. You can also visit the statue of Pope Urban II who watches over the Champagne vineyard

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When to go to the Marne? Well all year round, you can visit the different museums and monuments. Take the Champagne Tourist Route and let yourself be guided on 5 discovery tours. Every year on the Sunday following 22 January, Saint Vincent, the patron saint of winegrowers, is honoured throughout the region. Fishing and hunting enthusiasts will find their happiness at Lac du Der, a national hunting and wildlife reserve. In summer, this destination offers you some beaches thanks to Lake Der, the largest artificial lake in Europe, which offers the possibility to enjoy a variety of water sports (sailing, water skiing, swimming...). The Marne is crossed by five canals, you can practice river tourism all year round, but also make many cellar visits or take oenology courses.

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La ville d'Epernay s'apprête à se parer de ses plus belles lumières

It's a very expected moment in Eperney before the end of the year celebrations, the town is getting ready to light up as part of the Habits de Lumière event. For three days, the public will discover the Avenue de Champagne, which will shine with a thousand lights, with a multitude of animations and champagne bars where you can taste great wines. Video-mapping also dresses the facades of the Town Hall and the Champagne Wine and Regional ...

Champagne, plaisir des bulles sur la route des vins

The Champagne Wine Route criss-crosses the vineyards from the Seine-et-Marne to the Aube and takes us to meet the sculptors of bubbles. Let's travel together through the Champagne region, which gives sparkling wine its letters of nobility, namely the modesty of the craftsmen and the gentle way of life of the region. Notice to champagne lovers! An exceptional vineyard and a tourist route Spread over five departments - Marne, Seine-et-Marne, ...

Habits de Lumière : illuminations et diverses animations à Épernay

On the eve of the festive season, the capital of Champagne is offering three days of festivities around the art of living in the Champagne region. During the first two evenings, the unmissable Avenue du Champagne is the centre of attention with street shows, champagne bars, musical highlights, video mappings and fireworks. On Saturday, gastronomy is also in the spotlight, with gourmet workshops, a tasting demonstration by star chefs and the ...

La Marne, terre d'histoire, de gastronomie et de champagne

Sparkling, effervescent or even gourmet, there is no shortage of adjectives to describe Champagne. Whether you are a lover of history and bubbles or simply a fervent follower of the concept of Art de Vivre, the Petit Futé reveals the treasures of this beautiful historical and wine-producing destination. Here are 5 good reasons to visit Champagne. Follow the guide! An exceptional cultural heritage listed by UNESCO Reims, the City of Art ...

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