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Visit Champagne in 2017

Come discover one of France's most beautiful regions, full of culture, heritage, gastronomy, and of course, lots of Champagne! Either through the landscapes and vineyards or through its three top cities of Troyes, Reims, and Epernay, Champagne is waiting for you in 2017.

UNESCO World Heritage

The Hillsides, Houses, & Wine Cellars of Champagne were officially added to UNESCO's prestigious list of World Heritage Sites in July 2015.


Coming up on October 20, 2017! Save the date for this 24-hour social media event, when everyone is invited to raise a flute of Champagne and share photos, tasting notes, experiences, and videos on any social media site. Be sure to use the hashtag #ChampagneDay!

Upcoming Events in Champagne

  • Camille Claudel Museum, March 26 - Come see the celebration of this talented woman sculptor and pupil of Rodin.
  • Maison des Renoir, June 3 - Visit the historical house of Renoir, the famous French painter, in the heart of the Champagne region
  • Royal Champagne Relais & Châteaux, re-opening in late 2017. Experience the pinnacle of luxury in their 45 rooms and suites, the vineyard view, its spa, and two restaurants, ideally located next to Epernay.
  • Mariott Hotel in Reims on the Cathedral Square, due to open in 2018.

Getting to Champagne

Train: Paris - Reims (45 minutes); CDG Airport - Champagne (30 minutes)

Car: Paris - Champagne (1 hour, 30 minutes)

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