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Duration
7 Days
Dates
3rd June 2024
Price
£4295
  • LOISUM Champagne Hotel & Spa

  • LOISUM Champagne Hotel & Spa

  • LOISUM Champagne Hotel & Spa

  • LOISUM Champagne Hotel & Spa

  • Reims Cathedral

From vines to bubbles, immerse your senses in the finest Champagne of the region

The Champagne region is legendary for producing the finest sparkling wines, using the Champagne method. Staying in the beautiful LOISUM hotel, embark on the trip of a lifetime discovering the region with tastings as you go.

Price is per person sharing a double or twin room. Single supplement £790.


Itinerary/Excursions

Day 01

Fly to Paris, and transfer to your hotel. Relax at the hotel before enjoying dinner.

Day 02

This morning you will be visiting the 'Capital of Champagne', otherwise known as Épernay. The picturesque destination is renowned for its vineyards, historical champagne houses and rich cultural heritage. Explore the world famous 'Avenue de Champagne', where prestigious champagne producers have their elegant cellars. A champagne tasting at a famed champgne house will conclude your morning. After a delightful visit to Épernay, spend the afternoon in Hautvilliers. With breathtaking and uninterrupted views of seas of vineyards cascading down the hillsides, here you will discover the original town of Dom Perignon. His memory hovers over the village, with wrought iron signs, charming lanes, and champagne producers enchant its visitors.

Day 03

This morning you will visit Reims, with its beautiful blend of tradition and modernity. Strolling through the city you will see the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Reims Cathedral, as well as many other historic buildings, lively cafes and inviting shops. Numerous champagne houses are here where you wil sample equisite champagnes. After lunch at a local restaurant, spend the afternoon enjoying your wonderful hotel.

Day 04

Châlons en Champagne is a charming city in the heart of the Champagne region. Nestled along the tranquil Marne River, this lovely town is known for well preserved historic architecture and lush green spaces. The Saint-Etienne Cathedral is the most iconic landmark of the city, and a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, before discovering how the numerous central canals and green spaces have kept the significant presence of nature at the heart of the city with an unmissable boat tour.

Day 05

Explore off the beaten track as you discover the characteristics of the Champagne terroir and its various grape varieties on a journey through the vineyards. An easy 2.2km hike is marked by 12 interactive interpretive stations in the very heart of the vineyards. Unique in Champgne, this walk offers viewpoints and picnic areas along the entire route before finishing with a well deserved Champgne tasting and lunch at a local restaurant.  This afternoon discover the connection between Aÿ and Lalique's artistic legacy in the region. Lalique often used motifs inspired by grapes. vines and nature in his celebrated crystal creations. Afterwards, visit the innovative Pressoria and embark on a sensory journey in the heart of Champgne. Watch, touch, smell, listen and taste as you explore the immersive and interactive Pressoria tour.

Day 06

Today you can either spend free at the hotel, with dinner at a local restaurant, or for just £15pp we can book for you to enjoy the Balloon CAPTIF flight. The creative visionary Eugène Mercier designed the first tethered balloon in 1900, giving visitors from all over the world the chance to soar over Paris at the Universal Exhibition. Become a part of the idea that took off to promote Mercier's champagne and join a balloon CAPTIF flight.

Day 07

Transfer back to Paris, and depart for the UK.

Your holiday includes

  • Return flights with hold luggage
  • Return transfers at destination
  • 6 nights at the LOISIUM Champagne Hotel & Spa
  • Breakfast and 5 evening meals at hotel
  • 5 lunches and 1 dinner in a local restaurant
  • Épernay with guided tour and champagne tasting
  • Visit to Reims and champagne tasting
  • Hautvilliers
  • Châlons en Champagne with a boat tour
  • Optional balloon CAPTIF flight
  • Aÿ-Champagne & Pressoria
  • 2.2 km vineyard hike and tasting
  • Transport as per itinerary
  • English speaking tour manager for the duration of the tour

Hotel Details

4* LOISUM Wine & Spa Hôtel Champagne

Staying on the border of a forest, with endless views of vines, the LOISUM Wine & Spa Hotel sits on a scenic hill.

Designed by the French desginers Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku, with the vision of bringing nature into the hotel. Floor to ceiling windows, warm colours and natural materials give the illusion of staying and sleeping in the forest whilst having all of the comforts needed for an enjoyable stay. 

The Champagne region is a culinary stronghold, and the restaurant at LOISUM Wine & Spa Champagne hotel is no different. Culinary masterpieces are created with a touch of creativity and diverse local produce. Committed to quality and sutainability, meals at the restaurant are best paired with fine wine from the region.

Spend time relaxing in the spa and pool with endless views of the vines and region. The 1000m² spa area is filled to the brim with tranquil spaces to unwind and natural materials, large glass spaces and alcoves for privacy. The Spa Club and Bar, with sunbathing area and terrace are the ideal way to soak up the views and sip on champagne.

 

Dates

3rd June 2024

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