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Champagne France easy day trip from Paris!

Looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of Paris? Well, here is the third installment of my Day Trips from Paris series!!

The wine region within the historical province of Champagne in the northeast of France is best known for the production of champagne, the sparkling white wine that bears the region's name.

Bucket List for the Champagne France region:

Cave aux coquillages

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims


Cathédrale Saint-Pierre Saint-Paul

Paris Museum of Modern Art

Musée Saint-Remi

Take the Champagne trail

place Ducale

Sedan Castle

Avenue de Champagne

Ouvrage de La Ferté

Basilique Saint-Remi

Palais du Tau

Parc de Champagne

Église Sainte-Madeleine

Fort de la Pompelle Museum

Châlons Cathedral

Champagne Paul-Etienne Saint Germain

La Chocolaterie Thibaut Sarl

Porte de Mars

Best time to visit and holidays:

May to October, though summer is a particularly good time to visit the region. In the fall harvest begins in late September and that's when the champagne houses are at their busiest, both on the production side and the tourism side.

Most popular cities and towns to visit:

  • Reims

  • Anthenay

  • Reuil

  • Mareuil-sur-Ay

  • Epernay

  • Fontaine sur Ay

  • Hautvillers

  • Boursault

Popular restaurants:

  • Jine Restaurant & Bar Forbach Italian restaurant Closed Sunday Address: 98 Rue Nationale, 57600 Forbach, France

  • Villa René Lalique Haute French Closed Wednesday Address: 18 Rue Bellevue, 67290 Wingen-sur-Moder, France

  • Le Grand Cerf Restaurant Closed Tuesday and Wednesday Address: 50 Rte nationale, 51500 Villers-Allerand, France

  • La Cave à Champagne French restaurant Address: 16 Rue Gambetta, 51200 Épernay, France

  • L'Assiette Champenoise 5 Star Tourist Hotel Address: 40 Av. Paul Vaillant-Couturier, 51430 Tinqueux, France

Hotel recommendations:

Most visitors want to see the region's most famous castles, Amboise or Cheverny will be the best places to stay in the Loire Valley. However, if you prefer a more urban setting, many Loire Valley tours depart from the lovely town of Tours.

Free things to do in the Champagne France region:

  • Walk the Avenue de Champagne

  • Paul-Etienne Saint Germain

  • Office de Tourisme Epernay en Champagne

  • Bulles et Bonheur champagne Elodie D

  • Champagne Leclerc Briant

Hope this inspired you to visit this incredible location! If you are looking for more options check out my Day Trips from Paris series!

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