Itinerary 2: At the heart of the vineyards

  • Reims

    Reims

    © Cecil Mathieu

  • Dijon

    Dijon

    © Office de Tourisme de Dijon

  • Dijon

    Dijon

    © Office de Tourisme de Dijon

Itinerary 2: At the heart of the vineyards

 

Lovers of fine wines and bubbly should experience the regions that made these beverages famous: Burgundy and Cham­pagne. Along these wine routes, you can meet wine producers, stroll among the vines, tour the cellars and try the drink for yourself. Here, you are guaranteed to have an unforgettable gas­tronomic and œnological experience. But that’s not all - you can also take advantage of the unique heritage and cultural events in these regions' bustling cities: Dijon and Reims.

          

 

 

              

 

 

Reims

 

 

 

The city is home to three monuments listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites: the cathedral of Reims, which was once the home to the coronation of the kings of France, the Palace of Tau, and the Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi. When visiting Reims, you  can experience the most prestigious cham­pagne producers lcoated right in the city. Try the local custom beloved by the people of Champagne by dipping the local Biscuit Rose (pink biscuit) into a glass of champagne.

 

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Dijon

 

 

 


The gateway to the south, Dijon’s sunny little squares surrounded by half-timbered houses and antique stores give the city much of its charming char­acteristics. To try the famous red wines of Burgundy, venture just twenty kilometres to the south of Dijon, where you will find the vineyards of big names like Romanée Conti, Echezeaux and Vougeot.

 

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