From 8 a.m., your private driver will pick you up at your hotel in Paris to drive you in the direction of Reims, located just 1.5 hours’ drive from Paris.
All day long, your driver will suggest you several stops including a first one, in a cellar of one of the most famous champagne houses, such as Veuve Clicquot, Taittinger, Moët & Chandon, Mumm or even Pommery. This visit will be led by a guide from the house itself, who will introduce you to their vineyards, their cellars, as well as their champagne-making process and secrets of production, without forgetting a tasting session alongside a Sommelier.
After this visit, your driver will drop you off in the heart of Reims city and then leave you for 30 to 45 minutes of free time to discover at your own the emblematic Reims Cathedral, which is the coronation place of the kings of France.
For lunch (at your expense), a table will be booked for you in one of restaurants in Reims. A picnic in the middle of the vineyards may be possible (depending on the season and optional).
Following your lunch, you will meet your chauffeur to set off on the Champagne route, in a natural setting of vineyards, towards an authentic family-owned wine house, near Reims city.
In the heart of the vineyards, you will meet a small grower who will open his doors to you on their passion and their know-how around this famous drink. You will experience a moment of discovery in a more intimate house than the other big houses in the region, in order to better understand the universe of this sparkling and unique drink. You will visit the cellars, the cuves and discover all the wine-making and bottling process.
Then, the small grower, a true enthusiast person, will be glad to invite you to taste 3 of their cuvées. At the end of this guided tour, you can buy and bring back bottles as a souvenir at home.
Your day trip will end with a stop in the charming typical and unusual village of Hautvillers, where the famous Dom Pérignon has invented champagne in the 18th century, and where there is a beautiful and old Benedictine abbey. If the weather permits, your driver can stop you in this village for a “photo stop” and you may also take time to stroll around freely in Hautvillers village.
According to your wishes, your chauffeur can also drive you to a friendly place in Hautvillers, called "Au 36" Champagne bar, for another tasting session. It should be the perfect moment to taste local specialties such as their "Champard 'ises' (optional). There is a wide choice of other regional products that you can taste, a selection of nice souvenirs and jewelery that you can afford, and of course some of bottles of champagne from the region that you can buy to bring back home (6 bottles per box).
With My Daily Driver, everything is possible. Before booking this private tour, you can let us know your wishes and preferences to spend the best day in Champagne region. This moment in the village of Hautvillers can be replaced by a stop in Épernay city to make you live another moment in one of the most prestigious houses, located in the avenue de Champagne, nicknamed as being the “Champs - Élysées d'Épernay” and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
After this full day in the heart of France countryside, your chauffeur will drive you back to Paris (to the place of your choice that you will have agreed upon when booking).
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|3 to 4||1260€|
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Your itinerary can be as follows but can be changed according to your wishes and champagne cellars availabilities.
Your private driver will pick you up at the place of your choice. About 1h30 drive depending on the location of your hotel to get to the first place of your trip in Reims or Epernay.
English guided tour of this prestigious house and their magnificent chalk cellars (with a guide from the house itself). You will taste the Yellow Label which is the signature of Veuve Clicquot.
Free visit of a great masterpiece of Gothic architecture, Reims Cathedral, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
A free lunch (at your expense) in one of the restaurants in Reims, such as the elegant address “Brasserie le Jardin”, located in the luxury hotel of Domaine Les Crayères in an outbuilding of a stunning 7-hectare park.
English guided tour of this family-owned house, located in Rilly-la-Montagne in the heart of the Champagne vineyards. A commented tasting of 3 cuvées is including.
On the way to the village of Hautvillers by the Champagne route to discover the natural heritage of this region. Photo stops will be possible and will have to be requested with your driver.
Free stroll and on foot in the small village of Hautvillers to visit the Abbey where the tomb of Dom Pérignon is held. Other option can be organized to drive you to a champagne bar, called "Au 36", for another wine tasting and/or local products (at your expense).
After this full day tour in the heart of Champagne, your driver will drive you back to your hotel in Paris (or to the place of your choice that you will have indicated to us at the time of booking).
You will be transported in a high-end vehicle, fully equipped for your comfort and convenience. With air conditioning, wifi, and water bottles at your disposal, you can relax and enjoy the view during your journey. Your private driver is knowledgeable of the Champagne countryside and can guide you through the rolling vineyards, picturesque villages, and most iconic historical sites of the area.
Your pick-up and drop-off will be at your hotel in Paris, to make your life easier and to ensure your travel experience is as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.
Onboard services: Wifi, Phone chargers, Bottles of water, Refreshing wet towels, child or booster seat