Description – Stroll in Champagne – Deluxe range

Stays in complete freedom without groups or guides, travel differently with a light mind!
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Cycle through the vineyards and typical villages of Champagne to reach Épernay where the greatest Champagne houses await you

CH5 – Stroll in Champagne

From Reims, also known as the city of kings, discover the most prestigious vineyards of Champagne and stay in the most beautiful houses of the region. Cycle through the vineyards and typical villages of Champagne to reach Épernay where the greatest Champagne houses await you. Blanc de Blanc, Cathedral Notre-Dame, Montagne de Reims, Dom Pérignon these great names will no longer be a mystery to you!

DELUXE: with accommodation in 4 or 5 star hotels

The hike

Day 1: Arrival in Reims

City of History and Art, discover the great city of the Sacred Mounts, dominated by the magnificent Cathedral of Notre Dame, a major work of Gothic art. Come and walk through its typical Art Deco streets and find yourself in the Roaring Twenties!

Day 2: Reims – Aÿ – 46 km

You will take the Champagne tourist route through the vineyards and charming villages of Verzenay, Bouzy and Rilly la Montagne. To end this day, you will cycle along the riverside on the new Véloroute de la Vallée de la Marne before reaching Aÿ.

Day 3: Aÿ – Vinay – 41 km

You will continue today on the Veloroute before reaching Hautvillers, a village known for having hosted the famous monk Dom Perignon. After the visit, you will cross the vineyards and enjoy the wonderful landscapes of the Marne Valley, then you will reach your sumptuous residence of character, nestled in the heart of the vines.

Day 4: Vinay – Épernay – 37 km

The famous Côte des Blancs is open to you. Cradle of Chardonnay, you will discover superb typical villages and vineyards as far as the eye can see. Come and explore this wonderful architectural heritage and follow in the footsteps of the winegrowers of the past before joining Epernay.

Best period of time

From early March to November. Beware of the harvest period

Services provided

  • 4 nights with breakfast (in room for 2 people)
  • Luggage transport during the cycling stages
  • The rental of a VTC bike equipped for 3 days (with 1 helmet) and its repatriation
  • 1 travel file (per room) including colour maps, detailed itineraries and tourist documentation
  • Tourist taxes
  • Telephone assistance 7 days a week

Lunch, drinks, site visits, transportation and other personal expenses are not included in this price. Cancellation / Assistance insurance is extra.

Access to the site

By rail: Direct link between Paris Gare de l’Est, Charles de Gaulle airport and Champagne Ardenne TGV station located 5 km south of Reims Taxi link to the centre of Reims or Epernay.

Difficulty of the circuit

Level 2 – Hiking can present some difficulties: stages exceeding 20 kilometres or taking place on hilly or sometimes hilly terrain. A small physical preparation is necessary for those who have no activity during the year.