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Champagne Area Small Group Day Trip with 8 Tastings & Lunch from Paris

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Champagne Area Small Group Day Trip with 8 Tastings & Lunch from Paris
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icon11 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Travel with a small group—including hotel pickup from Paris—and spend a day touring the Champagne region. Visit a world-renowned Champagne house such as Moët & Chandon, Taittinger, or Veuve Clicquot, as well as smaller estates. Experience multiple tastings and learn how the popular bubbly drink is made as you stroll through sprawling vineyards and enter cellars. Plus, enjoy a gourmet lunch at a family-run winery.
  • Full-day tour of the Champagne region from Paris: tastings plus a master class
  • Visit Moët & Chandon, Taittinger, or Veuve Clicquot and smaller estates
  • Delicious lunch with Champagne tasting served at a traditional, family-run estate
  • Small-group tour, limited to eight people, ensures a high level of service including hotel pickup

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This tour visits a top Champagne house and smaller family-run vineyards.
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Pickup from your hotel if located in Paris, Drop off in central Paris
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Guided visits of 3 Champagne houses, including a big one (Moët & Chandon or Taittinger, or...)
Authentic Masterclass + tasting led by your wine expert guide (depending on weather)
Service of a certified wine expert driver-guide
Gourmet lunch at a family-run Champagne house (upon availability) with Champagne and food pairing
Taste at least 8 different Champagne
Gratuities
Hotel drop-off. Drop-off in central Paris at Hôtel de Ville

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Exact Pick-up time sent 24h before departure,
Pick-up at your hotel/apartment everywhere inside Paris

Learn how Champagne is made, and at the end of this full-day tour, be able to answer: What is a Blanc de Blancs, a Blanc de Noirs? How is Champagne rosé made? Do ‘Grands Crus’ and ‘Premiers Crus’ exist in Champagne? Is there a specific Champagne terroir?

After early morning hotel pickup in Paris, travel with your knowledgeable guide and a small group of passengers east of the city. En route, bite into flaky croissants and pastries while hearing about the winemaking region of Champagne and its heritage.

Arrive at your first Champagne estate of the day, such as Moët & Chandon, Taittinger, or Veuve Clicquot (depending on availability). Step inside cellars, walk through a maze of galleries and enjoy a tasting at the end of the guided tour. Come away knowing the secrets behind the méthode champenoise.

Back in your air-conditioned minivan, pass through the vineyards of the Montagne de Reims, Cote des Blancs, and Vallée de la Marne, between Reims, Ay, and Epernay. As you admire the colorful landscapes, learn how to distinguish the three different Champagne grapes: chardonnay, pinot noir, and pinot meunier.

Settle in at a family-run Champagne estate, where you meet the winemaker and enjoy a delicious meal of traditional food, paired with a Champagne tasting.

Then, receive a fascinating overview of Champagne’s vineyards during a Masterclass animated by your expert guide. Taste one special Cuvee and discover the specificities of this varietal.

Finally, be dropped off back in central Paris in the evening.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Point de vue de Hautvillers
Discover the village of Hautvillers and its abbey, where Dom Pérignon used to work as a cellar master over 300 years ago and made Champagne. Learn more about this legendary character and about his influence on the style and reputation of the drink. Stop by the wonderful vineyard of Champagne and enjoy a Masterclass conducted by your wine expert guide. Through this very unique experience and the tasting of a special cuvee, you will learn all the secrets of this famous bubbly drink.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 6 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Schedule and wineries visited are subject to minor changes depending on the season and on supplier availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible; there are a lot of stairs to access the underground galleries
  • Caves and wine cellars are usually cold and damp (45°F / 10°C); do not forget to bring warm clothes with you
  • Private tours (including for bigger groups) are possible upon request; please specify at the time of the booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY My Winedays - Wine Passport

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Champagne Area Small Group Day Trip with 8 Tastings & Lunch from Paris?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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What is the policy on sanitization during Champagne Area Small Group Day Trip with 8 Tastings & Lunch from Paris?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Champagne Area Small Group Day Trip with 8 Tastings & Lunch from Paris?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Champagne Area Small Group Day Trip with 8 Tastings & Lunch from Paris?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Q:
What is the maximum group size during Champagne Area Small Group Day Trip with 8 Tastings & Lunch from Paris?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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Traveler Tips


  • "This is a very intimate excursion and totally worth every penny." See review
  • "We highly recommend doing this day-long tour as you will feel pampered, well-educated on how champagne is made and definitely enjoy the various champagne tastings offered throughout the day." See review
  • "What was supposed to be an 11 hour trip, with the delay it was less than 10 hours." See review

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🥂❤️🎉❤️
Ruth_C
, Jul 2021
Magda was amazing !!! The best four I took in Paris 😍. The lunch was delicious 😋.I highly recommend this tour !
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AWESOME!
Kate
, Jul 2021
Such an amazing day!!! One of my favorites! If you have time during your stay in Paris, you MUST do this tour. Jean-Baptise was such a great guide! The group was small and we all had a blast. The lunch and of course the champagne tasted incredible. Each stop we did was so beautiful and offered a different experience at each.
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Exactly what I wanted from a Champagne small group tour
Adele_G
, Jul 2021
Magda was an excellent guide! We stopped at 3 wineries, plus had a drink at a scenic picnic stop outside Epernay. Communication was smooth and prompt, as well as pick-up from my residence. Recommended!
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The emperor of the Champagne Tours- highly recommend
Swati_T
, Jul 2021
The champagne tour experience was absolutely amazing with our knowledgeable guide who drove us to the most exclusive Moët & Chandon house where we were given a intricate tour by their guide and later a tasting of champagne… later to the two other houses and mire champagne tasting… the lunch offered was delicious and have to say the guide and the driver was the very best … knew his stuff and also the champagne region for great scenic spots for photography… a definite must do for anyone who loves champagne and would want to know more about it!!!!
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Fun Day Trip from Paris!
RMat
, Jul 2021
Our tour guide, Simone, was wonderful -- such a knowledgeable and fun host. The tour was set up very well, each spot we visited was different from the others and offered a varied perspective.
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Unique tour of the champagne region
Emily_B
, Mar 2020
Was an awesome tour! Definitely recommend. We were able to go to a of little winery that we would have never been able to find on our own.
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I Highly Recommend!
Brianna_B
, Feb 2020
One of the best day trips I have ever been on! Julia was such a great tour guide and so knowledgeable about the Champagne region and each of the vineyards we visited. The size of the small group was great and we were all friendly with each other by the end of the day. I highly recommend doing this experience if you're looking to get out of Paris for the day and do something different. We visited Moet & Chandon first and then two smaller vineyards in the afternoon, and each visit was unforgettable!
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
We always feel so pleased to see how much our guests enjoyed their tour! Julia will be delighted to hear your warm words :) We hope this will make a joyful story to tell ever after! Best regards, Marine
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Fantastic!
parveenns
, Feb 2020
Clem , our tour guide was fantastic, friendly & knowledgable. The tour was very good. Covered both a huge champagne maker ie Moet & Chardon as well as two other small boutique big quality ones! Fantastic selection of choice champagnes to taste & a great cozy lunch! Highly Recommend!
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
So happy to see that you loved the estates we took you to, they are high-quality partners and we are proud of presenting them to you! Thank you so much, Virgile
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Champagne region
gstender
, Feb 2020
Anton was a wonderfully knowledgeable tour guide. He made our experience so fun. The champagne region is so beautiful. Worth the visit.
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
Antoine will be delighted to see that his worked is so appreciated! Thank you for your enthusiastic feedback from the whole team :) Best regards, Virgile
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Day wine tour drinking Champagne
kelseyjohnson36
, Feb 2020
Emily and Nicolas were wonderful guides. It was a fun - but very long - day. We were only in Paris for a short amount of time so maybe not the best thing for me to have scheduled. We started at Taittinger where we got to go into the caves that aged the Champagne years ago which was really neat. From there we went to a scenic overlook to have another glass and be able to enjoy the view. Then a smaller family owned winery where we had lunch. The lunch was lovely - it's just there was no view. With the price we paid for the tour I was thinking it would have been more. Then we went to one last winery that had another tour and tasting. We were very tired by the time we got back to Paris with the travel to and from. If you love Champagne - book it! If you are on a short schedule in Paris I am not so sure it's the best fit.
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