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    old Champenoise houses
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Champagne-Ardenne Favorites

  • Walk Troyes

    great old quaint inner city at Troyes, wonderful to walk, I had found two pictures so worth showing I think , from my vaults going back to the 80's.walking the rue de champeaux is magical lots of shops in a medieval lookiing place, very nice, and can easily meanders thru for half a day at least. then the cour lion noir, is a courtyard in an old...

  • Walk Reims

    walking is wonderful way to know for real a city and at Reims is no exception. we do arrive by car but once in it, we walk; wonderful rue royale and pl royale and rue jeanne d'arc and libergier, de Talleyrand , just magicala wonderful city hall or hotel de ville of Reimsfrom tourist office ideas for walks and...

  • The beautiful forest of Ardennes.

    Low clouds, fog raising from the valley after the shower, dark green ambience; rugged landscape, quiet rivers meandering in deep narrow valleys, the song of the birds, the whisper of the wind in the leaves, beautiful Ardennes Forest, as far as the view can reach, beautiful landscapes (fifth picture). If you like quietude, silence, walking under the...

  • Vineyards and villages

    In May, the area is not as spectacular as in October when hundreds of workers are in the vineyards for grape picking, tens of tractors circulating on the small roads towing the grape filled carts to the vineries, when the smell of grape, juice, young wine loads the air, when the autumn colours appear; in may it is mostly green and here and there...

  • Drive the small roads

    It is easy and fast to reach Reims and Epernay by the A4/E50 highway, but the small roads offer so much to see and discover: little villages, small Roman churches, fields and wineyards, the real Champagne; driving on the “Route Touristique du Champagne” through villages of wine growers and the “Parc Naturel Régional de la Montagne de Reims” is a...

  • Book in advance to avoid disappointment

    Make sure to make appointments in advance to visit the small (non-commercial brands) champagne houses. You can usually call on the same day, but to avoid disappointment, call the day before. Have fun!

  • Grape Harvest

    I had not considered the time of year of our trip to France would coincide with the grape harvest. Thousands of pickers are needed in the 2 week period to pick all the grapes whilst they are at their best.There were many inpromptu Traveller/Gypsy camps on the side of the road and any spare wasteland. Back breaking work as no machinery can be...

  • Route Touristique du Champagne

    The Champagne Tourist Route is a wonderful 600 km of winding roads through the vinyards & gorgeous little villages of Champagne. There are seven different recommended routes, but we just went our own way.There are sign posts all along the routes to keep you on the right roads. Even the smallest of hamlets seem to have somewhere selling champagne.

  • A Second Bit Of Geography

    Disclaimer: This space should be dedicated to the ‘favorite things’ and ‘wonderful memories’, but I wanted to share some facts first, and that’s the only place I could find…The region includes the northern French départements of Haute-Marne, Aube, Marne, and Ardennes and for the most part follows the territorial boundaries of what was the...

  • A Bit of Geography….

    Disclaimer: This space should be dedicated to the ‘favorite things’ and ‘wonderful memories’, but I wanted to share some facts first, and that’s the only place I could find…Champagne-Ardenne is a historical region of France, situated on the French border with Belgium and Luxembourg. As well as close to the fellow French departments of Lorraine,...

  • Champagne Beaumont des Crayeres

    Champagne Beaumont des Crayeres is located in the heart of the Champagne country near Epernay. This 200-member cooperative of growers, established in 1955, produces 40,000 cases from 80 hectares of vineyards predominately located in Vauciennes, Cumières, Verneuil and Mardeuil. The cooperative is unusual in that the size of its average member¹s...

  • Dom Perignon

    Dom Perignon (1639-1715) was a Benedictin monk born in France. Dom Perignon, was Prosecutor and Administrator of the Cellars of the abbey of Hautvilliers near Reims for 47 years. He was a wine expert. Maybe because he was blind, he was endowed with an outstanding sense of smell and palate. He was able to recognize which grapes came from which...

  • Festival Medieval de Sedan

    Every year there is a medieval festival in Sedan. For 2003 it is held teh 17th and 18th of may. More information can be found at

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Champagne-Ardenne Hotels

  • Chateau Les Crayeres

    This hotel is housed in one of the most beautiful chateaux in eastern France. The hotel is...

  • Clarion Collection Hotel Saint Jean

    Troyes, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • La Villa Eugene

    82/84 Avenue de Champagne, Epernay, Champagne-Ardenne, 51200, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Le Pelican

    42, avenue du Marechal Leclerc, Charleville-Mezieres, 08000, France

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotellerie Le Chateau Fort

    Porte des Princes, Sedan, Champagne-Ardenne, 08200, France

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Romantik Hotel d'Angleterre

    19, place Monseigneur Tissier, , Châlons-sur-Marn

  • Au Bon Sejour

    4 Faubourg Leon Bourgeois, Vitry-le-Francois, 51300, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples


    40, av Paul Vaillant Couturier

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Business

  • Hotel De La Poste

    Langres is a very small town. The hotel is located directly in the center, everything that you need...


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