Epernay Champagne Day Tour

A statue of Dom Perignon in Epernay, France.

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A one day tour from Paris to Epernay to experience France’s Champagne region

Price: $315 per person ($425 With 2nd Class Rail, $470 With 1st Class Rail). Note: Any tour can be made private. Contact us for pricing and details.

Epernay Day Tour: Visit the Moet & Chandon cellars, a family vineyard, enjoy 3 champagne tastings, lunch, and a visit of the historic Abbey of Hautvillers.

Epernay Champagne Day Tour: An open bottle of Moet & Chandon with a cork to the side.
Moet and Chandon Champagne.

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Epernay Champagne Day Tour Highlights

From Gare d’Est in Paris, it’s off to the Champagne region, where Dom Perignon, father of the house of Moet and Chandon, started it all.

You’ll start your tour day with a drive through the charming Champagne countryside en route to the historic town of Epernay.

First stop there is the historic Moet and Chandon cellars where you’ll have a tour and champagne tasting in their splendid cellars. You’ll learn all about champagne making and learn the story of Dom Perignon himself. An option to do a Dom Perignon tasting (Moet’s top label) is possible on a private basis. Contact us for details.

Next, another champagne tasting and lunch in Epernay. During lunch, you’ll learn more about the champagne making process, the main terroirs of the region and the development of the major champagne varieties.

Epernay Champagne Day Tour: The Abbey of Hautvillers, the burial place of Dom Perignon.

After, you’ll see the Marne Valley and the former Benedictine Abbey of Hautvillers, where Dom Perignon is buried. 

Lastly, with over 1,000 small producers in the region, no visit to Champagne is complete without a tour and tasting at a small family-owned vineyard

The early evening train back to Paris completes the day.

Epernay Champagne Day Tour FAQ’s

  • All entrance fees.
  • Lunch.
  • Champagne tastings at Moet & Chandon, during lunch, and at a family vineyard after lunch.
  • Transportation in Epernay.

Your train leaves Paris at approximately 7:45 a.m. We will confirm exact rail times upon booking. The tour meets at 9:00 a.m. at the Tourist Office of Reims right near the TGV train station.

Your return train to Paris departs the Champagne region around 5:30 p.m.

All of our tours are small group only tours with a maximum of 8 persons per vehicle.

We offer a variety of ways to experience the Champagne from Paris.

Among our most popular tours is the Veuve Clicquot tour. Other options include a dedicated visit to Mumm or Moet and Moet and Taittinger in one day.

Day Trip to Epernay from Paris Rail Information

Occasionally, last minute or high season rail prices will be higher than the prices listed above. We will always contact you before confirming your booking if this is the case. If not booking rail through LinkParis.com, please do not book your train until instructed by us as to times. 

The Epernay Champagne Day Tour is available on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, March through late December.  Private tours available on request.

Why we love the Champagne region –  Epernay is the cutest town, with the added bonus of having miles of Champagne cellars under the sidewalks.  The statue of Dom Perignon, outside Moet, beckons you in to taste and tour.  My kind of monk!  Added bonus that you see bottles that had been kept aside for Napoleon. – Laura, LinkParis.com