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Reims: what to do, what to see...

Reims is the city of the coronation of Kings and the home of champagne. Notre-Dame Cathedral from 1211 comes to life with a son et lumière show and the city centre boasts Art Deco marvels. However, it is the pleasure of a flute of bubbles in the prestigious wine cellars of the champagne houses or at a friendly bar or restaurant, such as those on Place Drouet d’Erlon, for which this city is truly world-famous.

• Notre-Dame Cathedral, a jewel of Gothic architecture
• The streets of the city centre and its Art Deco facades
• The Phare de Verzenay in the vineyards, a tasting space for Reims Mountain champagnes
• The champagne cellars under the city streets and houses
• The magical Christmas market and the light show at the cathedral


• The famous smiling angel statue at the entrance to the cathedral
• A glass of champagne at the Perching bar, a design champagne bar up in the trees
• Get the mystery box "City in my bag" to discover all the secrets of the city
• A cooking lesson in gourmet cuisine from the Champagne region
• Dine with views of Notre-Dame Cathedral from the 7th floor of the Holiday Inn


• Champagne from a famous champagne house or small producer
• The famous Rose Biscuits from Maison Fossier, created in 1756
• Chocolate from the "Lothaire" factory
• Chic champagne wine vinegar and mustard by the Charbonneaux family
• The ham of Reims


• A range of champagne from Boutique Tresors de Champagne
• The French touch with a "Ca pétille à Reims" tote bag
• Candles scented with the Rose Biscuit of Reims
• "Terroir des Rois" local chocolate and champagne liqueur
• "ICAP" I love Reims souvenir magnet and champagne cap

Getting to Reims