Reims Things to Do

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  • 1. Champagne Tasting and Tours

    Not a random result, I choose the Hotel Porte Mars for more than one reason, it is located beside Charles De Cazanove Cellar, just the "next door guys". Thank you Google Earth!! This cellar is more...

  • 2. Cathédrale Notre Dame

    The first French king to be crowned in the Reims Cathedral was Louis VIII in 1223. The twenty-fifth and last was Charles X in 1825. Charles’s predecessor Louis XVIII and his successor Louis Philippe...

  • 3. Mumm Champagne House

    As I have mentioned elsewhere, after checking into a new hotel in a new neighborhood (or a new city) I like to take a walk around the block and see what there is in the immediate vicinity. I did this...

  • 4. Basilique Saint Rémi

    Maybe my favourite church in Reims. While less impressive than the cathedral, the basilique Saint Rémi is a superb example of gothic over roman style. The outside, too many times renovated (sometimes...

  • 5. Palais du Tau

    Right beside the Cathedral downtown, the Palace du Tau is a museum that still contains remnants of its 13th century origins. It was redesigned in the 17th century by Mansart and Cotte. The Tau Room...

  • 6. Salle de Reddition

    The date usually given for the end of World War II is either May 8 or May 9, 1945, shortly before or shortly after midnight, which is when the German High Command signed the surrender papers in...

  • 7. Hôtel le Vergeur

    This "speciality" is situated at the Place du Forum. This large individual house is basically an example of Renaissance Style, although it also has a 13th Century GOTHIC hall. But first and foremost...

  • 8. Église Saint Jacques

    One of the oldest surviving churches in Reims, Église Saint-Jacques is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Its construction began around 1190 and continued until 1270. Some remodelling occurred...

  • 9. Place Drouet

    A popular meeting point in the center of Reims is the Subé Fountain in the Place Drouet-d’Erlon. To me the Subé Fountain doesn’t look at all like a fountain, more like a column, and the Place...

  • 10. Musée-Abbaye Saint-Rémi

    Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site together with the adjacent Basilica, this complex was once the Abbey of Saint-Rémi, where the Holy Ampulla, used for the coronations of French kings, was held....

  • 11. Porte Mars

    Near the station is one of Reims’s landmarks, the Mars Gate. It was built in the first part of the 3rd century as a monumental gate which gave access to the Gallo-Roman city of Durocortorum, as Reims...

  • 12. Musée des Beaux-Arts

    The Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des Beaux-Arts) is located on rue Chanzy in the former Abbey of Saint-Denis, just half a block from the opera house. Since the museum collections have long since...

  • 13. Cryptoportique

    What was once the Roman Forum of Durocortorum (Roman Reims), remained a square full of commercial activity to the present day. Below ground level at the centre of the square is an archaeological site,...

  • 14. Moet & Chandon

    Visit the Moët et Chandon winery in Epernay including the caves and Champagne sampling. Unique Qualities: My personal preference over Pommery and Momms. They produce the Don Perignon which remains an...

  • 15. Halles du Boulingrin

    This covered market hall was built in the 1920s – a remarkable building with a huge vaulted ceiling made of reinforced concrete.For six decades the hall was...

  • 16. A talk by Francis Albou

    When I was in Reims I had the great pleasure of attending a talk by Francis Albou about the second act of the opera Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.The...

  • 17. The Reims Opera House

    The Reims Opera House was originally called the Grand Théâtre when it was first built in 1873. It was severely damaged in World War I. After several years delay...

  • 18. Auditorium of the Reims Opera

    The interior decoration of the Reims Opera was inspired by the art-déco style of the early twentieth century, but the recently added abstract shapes on the back...

  • 19. Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo

    Claudio Monteverdi was born in Cremona, Italy, in 1567. During his long career he composed numerous madrigals and at least eighteen operas, most of which have...

  • 20. Foujita's chapel

    Continuing on my walk around the block from my hotel, or rather my Résidence Hôtelière, I soon came upon the Chapelle Notre Dame de la Paix (Chapel of Our Lady...

  • 21. Square of the Victims of the Gestapo

    When the Nazis occupied Reims at the beginning of the Second World War, they requisitioned a large centrally located private house for use as the headquarters...


    The name is "Place Drouet d'Erlon", but for me it is a wide and short boulevard.The fact is that a walk along this short boulevard, three blocks, becomes in a...

  • 23. Le musée de la Reddition (Museum of the Surrender)

    This is a small and simple but very powerful museum portraying one of the most historic events of the 20th Century . It was General Eisenhower’s headquarters at...

  • 24. Reims Museum of Fine Art

    You will, probably need only a couple of hours to walk through the museum. It is not big, but it is nessecary for those who like art.First I discovered works of...

  • 25. MUSéE AUTOMOBILE INFO..... 2

    In this picture from the brochure you see HOTCHKISS 411 COACH 1933.....isn't it a beauty?In a second hall you can walk around, mouthwatering, looking at Alcyon,...

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