Wine Trails of Champagne

  • Day1

    Arriving in Epernay

     

    The capital of Champagne. Stroll through the city along the majestic "avenue de Champagne" where the world famous champagne houses are located.......

  • Day2

    Le Menisl sur Oger– Epernay

    21 km – 5.30 hour walk

    Transfer by taxi to Le Mesnil-sur-Oger. From here you will begin your return to Epernay following the Côte des Blancs, named as such for the hillside vineyards that produce white wine, and more specifically, Chardonnay.......

  • Day3

    Chatillon Sur Marne– Hautvillers

    21 km – 5.30 hour walk

    Transfer by taxi to Chatillon, the birthplace of PopeUrbain II (pope from 1088 to 1099 – he began the firstcrusade). From here, you will descend to the river banks
    of the Marne, passing the Binson Priory and the Notre-Dame-des-Vignes statue. .....

  • Day4

    Ay - Ambonnay

    21 km – 5h30 hour walk

    Transfer by taxi to Ay. Ay is a historic site and one of the most famous vineyards of Champagne. You will begin your hike through the vineyards to arrive in the village of Mutigny.....

  • Day5

    Mailly Champagne– Ambonnay

    19 km –4h30 hour walk

    On leaving Kaysesberg you will head to the beautifully flowered village of Ammerschwihr You will continue on and make your way through the villages of Katzenthal and Niedermorschwihr to reach Turckheim.....

  • Day6

    Ludes – Jouy les Reims

    21 km – 5h30 hour walk

    Transfer by taxi to Ludes. Crossing through the vineyards, you will pass the pleasant villages of Chigny-les-Roses, and Rilly-la-Montagne. From Mont Joly, you will discover Reims. Making your way through its vineyard ..

  • Day7

    Reims

    An exploration of Reims, with gothic art and champagne. The city of Reims is best known for the
    Cathedral of Notre Dame, a masterpiece of gothic art. It includes the Palais de Tau, which holds the treasures of the cathedral, the basilica of Saint Rémi, and the museum thatnow resides in the ancient royal abbey...

  • Day8

    Reims

     

    Tour ends after breakfast..


Highlights


  • This walking journey will take you through the vineyards and villages of the Champagne region where you will discover monuments and curiosities, as well as testimonies of a long and glorious past. This journey will help you to learn about and appreciate the different vintage wines of the Champagne region in all their wonderful diversity. Behind these billions of fine bubbles, this wine of celebrations stretches a long history, the passion of men and women for their vineyards and the wines they produce, and a region full of contrasts and charm.

In a Nutshell

  • Start location:

    Epernay

  • Finish Location:

    Reims

  • Accomodation:

    Hotels: 7 nights

    Confort double room

  • Transport:

    Walking , Taxi



Cost

  • 08 Days:

  • $1950.00 cad

    taxes and surcharges included

    Based on double occupancy

Next Departures:

  • Mid April to October