|Visit the towers of the Cathedral of Reims
Jewel of our Champagne region, this Cathedral welcomed a lot of French King coronation from the XIth century.
You can discover Reims and its monuments seen very high! Guided tour of towers and high parties (payable access): come to the Palace of Tau next to the Cathedral.
|The captive balloon in Epernay
Live a new experience in Epernay: a discovery of 360 ° in a flask at 150 meters high! Thrills!
Unique in Champagne, this attraction is situated Esplanade Charles de Gaulle, in the heart of Epernay and at the foot of the Avenue de Champagne.
During each flight, which lasts between 12 and 15 minutes (20 minutes taking into account the loading and unloading), thirty people (maximum) can be accommodated safely in the car.
|New visit of Mercier’s Cellars
We welcome you 30 meters down Epernay’s chalky soil to discover Mercier’s treasures. Come on-board the little train and travel across a part of the 18 kms-long cellars, witnesses of the exceptional history of this nonconformist brand. Then, go back to the surface to enjoy a flute of Mercier Champagne.Tours are available in French, English, Spanish, Italian, German, Dutch, Portuguese and Russian with audio guides.For further information, please contact:
78, avenue de Champagne 51200 Epernay
+33 (0)3 26 51 22 22
|26rd Rally Epernay Champagne Wines
Date 2023 to come
26rd edition for “modern” competition vehicles, 12th for Historic Competition Vehicles (HCV).
2 events during the weekend
|Visit : Pressoria
“At your own pace, explore the immersive and interactive course of Pressoria. Discover the wine of Kings with your five senses. Geology, climate, the hidden sides of the vine, the harvest, champagne making, the effervescence… With this recreational experience, these words will take another dimension.”
Open all days from 9.30 am to 6.30 pm except on Thursday (closed)
More informations : https://pressoria.com
Event : Tour de France for women
26 July, 2022
“On July 26, 2022, Epernay will host the arrival of the 3rd stage of the “Tour de France Women with Zwift”, whose start will have been given in Reims.”
|Défil’Mania in Epernay Date 2023 to come
Several thousand motorcycles will parade through the streets of the Champagne capital during this event organized by the Moto-Club Epernay.
July 14th 2023
Concert picnic, champagne bars, fireworks … On the occasion of July 14th, the white evening looks always festive on the Avenue of Champagne.
Several animations from 19 hours and throughout the evening are proposed on all the Avenue of Champagne at 11 pm a big firework is launched since the vineyards of the Mercier’s cellars, as high as 71-73 “La Demeure d’Elodie”. You can thus attend this show in private since the windows of your apartment, or if you prefer, come to join us on our terrace with a flute.
July 14th sparkling to not forget
|Fascinating Vineyards and Discoveries Weekend
From October 13th to October 16th 2021During a weekend, taste, live and share fun and unusual activities in the Champagne vineyard.
An oeno-festive program awaits you! Tastings, gastronomy-champagne agreements, playful activities, festive evenings, music, walks in the vineyards on foot, scooter, electric scooter, vintage van, bike or buggy… With friends, family, sporty or relaxing, there is something for everyone!
More information : https://www.fascinant-weekend.fr/champagne
|Visit : Museum of Champagne wine and regional archaeology
“The Château Perrier, a symbol of champagne’s expansion across the world, was built between 1852 and 1857 to house the private mansion and cellars belonging to Charles Perrier, director of the Perrier-Jouët champagne house. Designed in an eclectic style inspired by the royal palaces of Paris, Château Perrier was simultaneously a place of residence, a reception venue and a location for champagne production, thanks to the cellars connected directly to the railway line.”
The museum is open from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. every day (except Tuesdays, on 1 January, on 1 May and 25 December)
More informations : https://archeochampagne.epernay.fr/en/home/
|Habits de Lumière
the 9th, 10th and 11th of December 2022
« Habits de lumière, habits de saveurs ». Sound and light, big night-parade, pyrotechnic show, Champagne bars, greedy meeting of the children with star chefs, automobile retro parade … About 40.000 visitors are expected for these 3 days of festivities. Always in an ideal position you can admire the fireworks on Friday and Saturdays from the windows “La Demeure d’Elodie”.