Bubble Champagne Tour from Epernay (Small group half day tour)

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Bubble Champagne Tour from Epernay (Small group half day tour)

Discovery of the "Côte des Blancs" Grand Cru and the famous village and vineyard of Hautvillers in the historic hillsides of Champagne of the Marne Valley near Epernay listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

In Hautvillers, village called the “Cradle of Champagne”, guided tour of the church of Dom Pérignon and the vineyard.

Pause at the most beautiful viewpoint of Champagne and gain more understanding of vineyard management.

Discovery tour of the "Côte des Blancs", famous area for its Grand Cru Chardonnay 100% Blanc de Blancs.

Visit the production site of a family of independent producer/grower followed by commented tasting of a selection of 3 Champagnes Grand Cru/Premier Cru, as well as the essential Champagne alcohols and aperitifs during additional tastings.

Commented passage through the "Avenue de Champagne" in Epernay, Capital of the Champagne vineyard, called “the most expensive Avenue in the World” with its 200 million bottles in the cellars.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Avenue de Champagne, 51200, Epernay France

During your tour, discover a must-see Champagne UNESCO World Heritage Site : "Avenue de Champagne" in Epernay, the Capital of the Champagne vineyard,

It is considered "the most expensive Avenue in the world" with its prestigious Champagne houses, its mansions and its 100 kilometers of cellars which hide 200 million bottles.

A commented passage is planned to explain the history of its superb mansions and production buildings belonging for centuries to the Champagne Houses like Moët & Chandon, Perrier Jouët, Pol Roger, etc.

Stop At: Abbaye Saint-Pierre d'Hautvillers, Rue de L'Eglise, 51160 Hautvillers France

In Hautvillers, village called the “Cradle of Champagne”, enjoy a private tour of the Church where the grave of Dom Pérignon, known as the spiritual father of Champagne, is.

We will tell you his story and you will finally know whether or not he is the inventor of Champagne !

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hautvillers, Hautvillers, Marne, Grand Est

In Hautvillers, we will also stop in the historical hillsides of Champagne listed as Word Heritage Site by Unesco to enjoy the most magnificent panorama of Champagne overlooking the Marne Valley, the place where Dom Pérignon carried out his experiments in winemaking.

It is the ideal place in the heart of the vineyards to take unforgettable photos of you and this breathtaking landscape!

In this vineyard mainly planted with "Pinot noir", we will tell you about the work of the vines, the grape varieties, this exceptional "Terroir" and sustainable viticulture.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Cramant, Cramant, Marne, Grand Est

During your discovery tour in "Côte des Blancs", we will go through Cramant which is a famous village Grand cru located south of Epernay.

This area "Côte des Blancs" is called the "Kingdom of the Champagne Chardonnay Grand Cru".

Stop At: Oger, Oger, Marne, Grand Est

Oger is another renowned Grand Cru village in "Côte des Blancs" with the famous "Blanc de Blancs" 100% Chardonnay Grand Cru.

This is where we will visit a family of independent producer/grower with explanations on the Champagne making process, visit to the press, winery and cellar.

You will taste 3 100% Grand Cru Champagnes with tasting advice to discover the different "Blanc de Blancs" such as natural Champagne without dosage, brut, vintage or even aged in oak barrels.

We will also pass through other famous villages such as Chouilly and Avize, in front of the largest bottles factory and near the famous "Chateau de Saran", the ultra private property where the luxury LVMH group (who owns Moët & Chandon, Dom Pérignon, Veuve Clicquot, Ruinart, Krug ...) receives its biggest customers and VIPs as well as the "Montaigu site" dedicated to the champagne making of Moët & Chandon.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Oger, Oger, Marne, Grand Est

During additional tastings, you will also discover the 3 essential Champagne alcohols and aperitifs. The most famous one is the Ratafia Champenois which has been produced in Champagne since the 13th century. It is rare (around 15 million bottles a year), little-known by tourists but very high quality. It is often drunk as an aperitif, digestif or with some dishes. You will have the chance to discover it along with 2 other alcohols : Fine de la Marne and Marc de Champagne from the famous Goyard Distillery in Aÿ created in 1911, who is the oldest one in Champagne.

*Depending on the season/weather, you will enjoy this special tasting in the vineyard or at the family grower domain.

Duration: 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"

Duration: 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Start location: Office de Tourisme d'Epernay en Champagne, 7 Av. de Champagne, 51200 Épernay, France

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Visits and tastings of 3 Champagnes Grand Cru/Premier Cru
  • Additional tastings of the 3 essential Champagne alcohols and aperitifs ( Ratafia, Fine et Marc)
  • Small group tour from 2 to 8 persons
  • Premium air-conditioned vehicle
  • Passionate guide/chauffeur

Not Included

  • Transfer from your hotel
  • Luggages and suitcases


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