Champagne wine region is located in the Northeastern part of France, about 1h30 away from Paris by car and only 45minjutesthanks to TGV (high speed train).
Champagne is the name of the world famous sparkling wine we all know,but it is also the name of the region where this wine is made. Champagne region has a great history (to be discovered), beautiful landscapes and many scenic routes with picturesque villages, forests, superb vineyards, not to forget the « champenois » lifestyle!
By French and European law, the mention of “Champagne” is submitted to a strict regulation and the term Champagne can only be used for wines produced in this region, 165 km East of Paris. Like all wine regions of France following the AOC (Appellation d’OrigineContrôlée) rules, the area where the champagne is produced is delimited. 5 sub-regionscanbeidentifiedwhich are: Aube, Côte des Blancs, Côte de Sézanne, Montagne de Reims, and Vallée de la Marne.
The main cities of the Champagne Region are Reims (185 000 inhabitants) and Epernay (26 000 inhabitants). With France Champagne Tours, you will also discover the most picturesque villages of the region like Hautvillers, Verzenay, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger and Saint-Thierry.
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