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Champagne Moet et Chandon & Taittinger Small-Group Tour with Tasting from Reims
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icon8 hours  (approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 2 more
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Overview

Champagne tasting at Moët & Chandon and Taittinger is a not-to-be-missed experience for connoisseurs of vintage French bubbly. This small-group tour of the Champagne-producing region of Reims, France also includes a stroll down the Avenue de Champagne in Épernay.
  • Tour of major Champagne houses from Reims
  • Visit Moët & Chandon and Taittinger
  • Tasting fees included
  • Small group tour limited to eight people ensures personalized attention

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This tour is one of the few to include tastings at both Moët & Chandon and Taittinger.
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Professional driver-guide
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Guided visits as per the itinerary
2 Champagne tastings
Reims Hotel pick up and drop off
Personal expenses
Gratuities
Lunch
Other tastings

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9:30 AM
This activity will end right where it started.Hotels only located in the city of Reims. The drop off will be at approximately 05.45pm
Meet your guide and small group in central Reims and board an 8-passenger minivan for a full-day tour that includes Champagne tastings. 

Take a sightseeing tour of Reims, passing by big Champagne houses such as Veuve Cliquot and Pommery, as well as the Roman ruins and Notre Dame Cathedral.

Stop for a tour of Taittinger, whose grapes are evenly distributed over 34 different vineyards and are still owned by the original family. Visit the cellars which were dug out by Romans over 2,000 years ago and enjoy a tasting.

Then drive out to the village where Dom Pérignon is buried. Visit the church where the famed 17th-century Benedictine monk who finalized the production process of Champagne.

Stop in Epernay for lunch (own expense) and free time) and in the afternoon, stroll along the Avenue de Champagne while your guide points out the many opulent Maisons de Champagne, including Perrier-Jouët and Mercier with their massive cellars holding Champagne collections.

Take another guided tour, this time of the most famous Champagne house, Moët & Chandon, and taste their famous wines.

Your tour concludes with return transport to the starting point.

Please note: wineries visited are subject to availability. Taittinger may be replaced by Mumm or Pommery, and Moët & Chandon may be replaced by Mercier or De Castellane.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Reims
Sightseeing of Reims : Champagne Houses, Cathedral...
Stop At:  
Champagne Taittinger
Champagne Taittinger
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Abbaye Saint-Pierre d'Hautvillers
Sighseeing of Hauvillers and Dom Perignon Abbey
Pass By:  
Avenue de Champagne
Avenue de Champagne
Stop At:  
Moet et Chandon
Champagne cellars
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note, the tour departs from Reims.If you are not staying in Reims, you will have to book and pay for your own transport to get there, this is not included in the tour. The tour departs from your hotel in Reims or at the REIMS CENTRE train station forecourt (address given on voucher)
  • Please note that the visits at the Grandes Maisons de Champagne (such as Moet and Taittinger) will be done in English.
  • Operated by a multi-lingual guide (up to 2 languages spoken in a group)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Guaranteed departure
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Moet & Chandon and Taittinger are subject to availability. They may be replaced by other Big Houses of Champagne such as GH Mumm, Charles de Cazanove, Pommery, De Castellane, Feuillatte etc.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY FRANCE INTENSE
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Champagne Moet et Chandon & Taittinger Small-Group Tour with Tasting from Reims?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Champagne Moet et Chandon & Taittinger Small-Group Tour with Tasting from Reims.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Champagne Moet et Chandon & Taittinger Small-Group Tour with Tasting from Reims?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Champagne Moet et Chandon & Taittinger Small-Group Tour with Tasting from Reims.

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star-5
Fantastic and friendly
Ashley_M
, Jul 2022
Dorothee was a gracious and enthusiastic guide. She informed us of the history of Reims and Epernay. She recommended restaurants for lunch and also kindly took a single person to lunch with her. We would recommend this tour.
star-5
Great tour
Ann_W
, Jun 2022
Radamus was a great guide. He was well-informed and fun to spend the day with. I also learned so much about champagne and the Reims region.
star-5
Great tasting …plan for lunch
sandyg0615
, Jun 2022
Our guide was amazing! Loved the tattinger and Moet chandon tastings. I would recommend making lunch plans ahead of time by contacting the local tour guide
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Dear Sandy, Thank you for your review ! Glad that you enjoyed your tour in the great house of Moet & Chandon, and we look forward to having you back on tour with us ! Best regards, Arthur
star-5
Great day out enhanced by the bubbles
Joan_A
, Jun 2022
We were met on arrival at station by our guide who spoke good English and was very knowledgable. I particularly enjoyed the tour of Reims & the cathedral . The champagne tours did not disappoint either & we were able to stop & take in beautiful countryside around Epernay. Lunch was not included but our guide gave us a range of options & we were able to choose what suited . Our group had a fabulous day and could thoroughly recommend to anyone.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Dear Joan, Thanks for your great comment, we will of course let your guide Sebastien know about it. Best regards, Arthur
star-5
Worth every penny!
Elizabeth_A
, May 2022
From start to finish Radames was exceptional! We had issues travelling from Reims in the morning and Radames was so accommodating with us. The champagne tours were fabulous with two champagnes at each house I thought was very generous. Radames recommended a restaurant for lunch which was amazing, food and champagne was fabulous! All round fantastic day and will definitely be recommending to friends.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Dear Elizabeth, Thanks a lot for your comment ! We appreciate reading good comment about our guides like that ! Looking to having you back on tour with your friends ! Best regards, Arthur
star-4
Great tour, slightly expensive but worth it for a one-time experience
Kamalika_G
, May 2022
Trip gave a great overview of the Champagne region starting from the Cathedral in Reims all the way through the valleys of Epernay. The highlight was definitely the two Champagne house tours - the Moet and Chandon being the more swanky one. The information they both shared was similar though. We had lunch at one of the local tasting houses which was extra than the tour. Our guide was very friendly and definitely shared a great lot of information about the area with us. Overall a tad bit expensive I would say since we only got 4 tastings in the price of the tour but a memorable experience in all.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Dear Kamalika, Thank you for your review. It is always nice for us that our clients recevied "a memorable experience" ! Best regards, Arthur
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
We had a wonderful ...
Ronald_M
, May 2022
We had a wonderful Champagne tour , Sebastian our guide was excellent, he made our day. I would highly recommend this tour
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Dear Ronald, Thank you for your comment, we are glad that you enjoyed your tour and hope to see you again in France. Best regards, Arthur
star-5
Fabulous …. Highly recommended
Robyn_L
, May 2022
The commentary by Raffael very interesting & spot on ! Not too much! Took us past a few extra sights that we could explore in depth the next day! The Champagne houses lived up to expectations….. loved both GH Mumm and Moët et ChNdon.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Dear Robyn, Thank you for your review ! Glad that you had a great day with us and that you could continue to visit the region. We hope to see you again in France in another region maybe ! Best regards, Arthur
star-4
Champagne tasting.
Linda_S
, May 2022
Guide was very good and the trip was interesting. Only downside was when we were picked up we were asked if we wanted to have lunch at a restaurant and we said yes. We paid 90 Euros each for this to our guide not to the restaurant. The meal and drinks were fine but we returned to the restaurant today and saw the price of the deal we had had was 60 euros? There were 4 people on the tour and we all overpaid 30 euros which doesn’t seem right considering the trip had cost £191 each. Maybe this should be looked into as in my opinion it’s wrong.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Madam, Thank you for choosing France Intense for your tour to Champagne. I am glad you had a good time with us. The Dom Perignon tasting lunch option we offer is an exclusivity for our customers. It includes a home made meal, including dessert and 3 glasses of champagne: Blanc de Blanc, Rosé and Dom Pérignon, for only 90 €. Thank you again for your positive comment. Pascal Mineau, France Intense Founder & Owner
star-5
Highly recommend
Louise_K
, May 2022
Highly recommend the trip - love doing the small groups trips. The guide was great, started with a tour of the city before visiting the champagne houses.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Hello, Thanks for your comment. Glad that you enjoyed your tour and can't wait to welcome you back in France ! Best regards, Arthur
star-5
AMAZING Tour!
amanda_o
, Apr 2022
Rademes was our tour guide. He was so warm and so knowledgeable about everything. He was thorough and passionate and we truly had a great time! We loved Tattinger & Moet & Chandon. Such a wonderful time in Reims and I would HIGHLY recommend this tour!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Dear Amanda, Thank you for your great comment ! It's always a pleasure to know that our guides are appreciated and offered a great experience to the clients. We can't wait to welcome you back in France with us ! Best regards, Arthur
star-5
In Good Hands with Sebastian
Jalise_B
, Apr 2022
Our guide Sebastian was super knowledgable and friendly! Other members of the tour cancelled but they kept our reservation which we appreciated. We loved seeing the Notre Dame of Reims. The tours of Tattinger and Moet were wonderful. I will say that the Moet and Tattinger guides covered the champagne process which was repetitive the second time we heard it. But the different histories, especially for Moet, was pretty cool to hear. The champagnes were great and we had enough time for a leisurely lunch. Would definitely recommend this tour!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Dear Jalise, Thank you for your comment, we feel glad that you had a great tour with Sebastien. It is true that all the great houses have great stories to hear ! Looking forward to welcoming you back with us in France ! Best regards, Arthur
star-5
Reims amazing Champagne tour
Annette_D
, Apr 2022
Radames Pera was our guide in Reims and he was very knowledgeable and friendly. He also personalized the trip for us which made the day so special and enjoyable!! The scenery was gorgeous and we learned so much from him and the tours at Moet & Chandon and Taittinger! I and a couple of the other people on the tour expressed interest in There were only 6 of us on the tour which was so nice. Radames also pointed out places that we could explore on our own based on our tastes and interests such as gourmet shops and an amazing chocolatier. The entire day was terrific! Thank you!!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Dear Annette, Thank you for your review. It is always nice to read comment like this one. Glad that you enjoyed your day with Radames. We hope that you had a great time in Champagne after your tour and look forward to having you back with us. Best regards, Arthur
star-5
The Taittinger tour was...
Michelle_T
, Apr 2022
The Taittinger tour was amazing. Our tour operator Christophe was very knowledgeable and very friendly.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Dear Michelle, Thank you, it is always great to read good comments for our guides. Best regards, Arthur
star-5
Girls Birthday Bubbles Get-Away Celebration
Cynthia_Z
, Apr 2022
Our tour guide Christoffe was wonderful. He was knowledgeable, kind and fun. The tour of Veuve Clicquot and Moët Chandon were amazing, the history of not just the champagne process but of all those who worked for the cellars and lived through the various wars within those cellars was incredible and truly gave a snapshot of life in that beautiful region, the drive through Epernay and the country side felt like we were sailing through a post card. And of course the champagne was fabulous! I wholeheartedly recommend this tour and as a matter of fact, I’m bringing my family with me next time!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Dear Cynthia, Thank you for your feedback ! Glad that you had a great tour with Christophe. What you said is true, those great houses would not have been there without all the people that worked for it through centuries... We will be more than happy to welcome you again and your family next time ! Best regards, Arthur
star-5
Extraordinary day in Champagne!
Rene_H
, Mar 2022
Our trip was extraordinary from start to finish! Our guide, Raphael, was the perfect combination of being a wealth of knowledge with a wonderful personality. The region was beautiful and the tours at Moët and Taittinger did not disappoint The guide at Moët did a fabulous job explaining the process that goes into making a bottle of champagne, and the tastings were delightful! Well worth the journey from Paris!! Thank you Raphael for a great day!
icon Response from Host , Mar 2022
Dear Rene, We highly appreciate having feedback like yours. Glad that you enjoyed your tour with Raphael. The great houses of Moët and Taittinger are always a reliable source of great experiences. We look forward to having you back on Tour with us. Best regards, Arthur
star-5
A Must Tour
Amy_P
, Dec 2021
Wonderful tour and our guide, Rapheal, was amazing! He was very knowledgeable and very personable. We loved our tour and our guide made it much more enjoyable. I would highly recommend this tour and if you can, ask for Rapheal.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2022
Dear Amy, Thank you for your message, we really appreciate having feed back like this, for us and for Raphael. Looking forward to having you back on tour with us ! Kind regards, Arthur
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Beautiful day in the countryside!
John_B
, Nov 2021
What a great day! Our guide, Rodumus (not sure of spelling), was very professional, knowledgeable, and helpful with suggestions! We absolutely enjoyed the whole day. Highly recommend!
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Dear John, Thank you for your review. Pleased that you enjoyed your day with Radames. Do not hesitate to come back and learn more about another regions with us next time ! Kind regards, Arthur
star-5
Thank you Rafael!
Arlene_R
, Nov 2021
Our guide Rafael was very knowledgeable! My mom and I took a trip to Paris together and decided to do this day trip to see another location. We learned so much about champagne and the history of Reims (starting with very little knowledge). Others with more experience also seemed to learn a lot. We also enjoyed the TGV train getting us there from Paris. I would recommend staying in Reims overnight one night.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Dear Arlene and Tanya, Thank you for your review, it is always a pleasure to know that our clients learn about the region they are visiting, we feel glad to have Raphael in our team. As you said, it is better to stay one night, seeing the cathedral of Reims by night is a must-see. Maybe next time ? Kind Regards, Arthur
star-5
Excellent day escape from Paris
Corina_R
, Oct 2021
Sept/Oct 2021. Excellent tour and guide. When we first arrived my husband and I had some trouble finding the group (our fault). Make sure to read pick up directions carefully and in advance. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. He spoke multiple languages (English, Italian, Spanish, Portugués). We had 6 people on our tour which was a great size. Lunch was on our own but the guide gave us a lot of recommendations. We did not get to see Taittinger because it was a World Heritage Holiday and they were unavailable for tours. But the tour company did inform us before hand. Taittinger was replaced with Casanova which was very nice and in town. I enjoyed seeing a smaller more mom and pop place. Great way to see the Champaign region and have a day trip away from Paris.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Dear Corina and Andrew, Thank you for this review. We feel sorry that you didn't visit Taittinger but as you said, it is always nice to see smaller places, the house of Charles de Canzanove offer really great experience and of course great champagne. Can't wait to have you back on tour with us ! Kind regards, Arthur

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