Celebrate Christmas in Champagne!

When the end of November approaches, we start looking forward to hot chocolate, an open fire and sharing yummy food. Atmospheric Christmas markets and pretty lights make the end of the year even more special. Make it all the more memorable by experiencing a Christmas market in Champagne!

Experience a special Christmas in Champagne

We all like to toast a glass of delicious champagne with our loved ones at New Years. The sparkling golden beverage is synonymous with this time of year around the world. And nowhere more than in the Champagne region! From the end of November until the end of the year, you’ll experience the ultimate Christmas atmosphere. The entire month is all about festivities, celebration and of course… champagne! Big Christmas markets, special festivals, life-size Nativity scenes, street lighting and culinary delights. Seize the opportunity this year, and experience the magic of the Christmas markets in Champagne!

Impression of Christmas markets in Champagne

Program

Grand Christmas market in Reims

Discover one of the largest Christmas markets in France! Enjoy 125 stalls with local delicacies, traditional products, loads of Christmas presents and more. But this Christmas market is best known for its mini chalets where large and small champagne producers offer their champagnes at an attractive price. In addition to the Christmas market, you can also enjoy a Ferris wheel, a reconstruction of a Christmas village and the beautiful city of Reims itself!

Take in this spectacular, historical city and discover all the secrets of the Champagne region. Encounter the highlights of French cuisine at the impressive range of restaurants and champagne bars! The French love to spoil you with delicious dishes and delicacies, accompanied by matching champagnes. We can make lunch and dinner reservations for you. Particularly during the busy high season, we’d recommend taking advantage of this option.

Christmas in Epernay

Epernay also offers a delightful Christmas market. Wander around and encounter all kinds of gastronomic, homemade and festive products. Don’t miss the opportunity to walk along the Avenue du Champagne with its impressive Christmas lights, ice skate on the outdoor rink and admire the Nativity scene.

And not to be forgotten: visit the famous light festival Habits de Lumière to enjoy fireworks, dragon dances, tastings, theatre and of course, the enchanting light shows!

Christmas in Troyes

Celebrate your Christmas vacation in the centre of Troyes! Since 2014, Christmas celebrations have been expanded in this romantic city. Magical decorations and lighting, and an extensive entertainment program make Troyes the ideal Christmas destination for young and old. There are shows and light projections in a number of locations. In 2015, the spectacularly lighted advent calendar on the city hall was the number one attraction! Visit Troyes and enjoy jazz concerts as you stroll the narrow streets, all the while enjoying a sparkling glass of champagne!

Visit a small champagne producer

During this weekend, you will get a good impression of what the Champagne region has to offer. Take a drive through the surrounding villages and visit a small champagne producer, where champagne has often been produced by the family for centuries. This is a fun way to learn about the champagne making process, as well as the character and particularities of this production method. Naturally, your visit isn’t complete without tasting a number of the house’s special champagnes. And just like many before you, you’ll no doubt be an instant fan!

Visit a large champagne house

During your visit to Champagne we would be glad arrange your visit to a large, famous champagne house. You’ll notice that it’s a very different and impressive experience. An essential part of your trip if you’re looking to experience the grandeur of the world of champagne.

Visit the famous Avenue de Champagne

The Avenue de Champagne is the most famous street in Epernay. Epernay is considered the historic centre of the Champagne region, so it’s the ideal spot for this impressive, grand champagne street. The avenue itself is a picturesque place for a stroll, as well as the home of the impressive, large champagne houses. A must-see in Champagne!

History and museums in Reims

Reims is the most famous city in Champagne. Thanks to its long history, there are many beautiful places to admire and visit. Notre Dame Cathedral is the best-known building in Reims. Many kings were crowned in this 800-year-old cathedral. Inside the gothic church, you can marvel at the beautiful windows which were painted by Marc Chagall. The cathedral is one of the cultural highlights of the region and without a doubt a must-see!

The splendid Palais du Tau can also be found in Reims. This archiepiscopal palace has been on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1991, just like the Notre Dame Cathedral. Its construction dates from the 15th century; it was built between 1498 and 1509 and later partially reconstructed in 1675. The French kings who were crowned in the cathedral in Reims stayed in this palace during the coronation festivities. In short, definitely worth a visit to see this historic place!

Or visit one of the following museums: Reims Museum of Fine Arts, Foujita Chapel, Saint Remi Museum, Museum de la Reddition (WWII surrender), Fort de la Pompelle, Planetarium or Palais du Tau (archiepiscopal palace)

Extra options

We ensure your program is unique and surprising by making every day a special experience. What about a unique bar/restaurant in a luxury tree house with beautiful views of Champagne? Extra options are available, browse our activities for inspiration. And if you have something specific in mind, just let us know.

Our packages

Package A

Christmas in Reims

2 nights in a hotel &
2 champagne tours with tasting

Available year round

TWO PERSON
OCCUPANCY

€277 p.p.

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Package B

Christmas in Reims

2 nights in a hotel &
2 champagne tours with tasting

Available year round

TWO PERSON
OCCUPANCY

€324 p.p.

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Package C

Christmas in the region

2 nights in a Chateau &
2 champagne tours with tasting

Available year round

TWO PERSON
OCCUPANCY

€590 p.p.

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Package D

Christmas in Troyes

2 nights in a hotel &
2 champagne tours with tasting

Available year round

TWO PERSON
OCCUPANCY

€360 p.p.

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