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ReimsFrance

In the heart of the Champagne-Ardenne region, Reims is an architectural, cultural and gastronomic gem that is well worth a visit.

The sacred city of the kings of France, it is an extraordinary place to visit for art and history lovers, and is full of treasures that you'll love exploring.

The city is home to four UNESCO World Heritage sites: the Palace of Tau, the former Archbishop's palace, Notre-Dame Cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic art and a place sacred to the kings of France, the Basilica and Saint-Rémi Museum. It also has numerous town houses and museums, such as the Musée de la Vigne.

Reims is equally renowned for its local specialities, such as pink biscuits, pain d'épices and its ham. Be sure to dine at one of the many restaurants to discover the flavours of the region.

And what would Reims be without the famous sparkling beverage for which the city is internationally renowned? Be sure to visit the vineyards and sample champagne. Remember to book ahead though, as this is very popular with tourists. Champagne houses based here include Pommery, Mercier, Veuve Clicquot, Taittinger and Lanson.

For nature-lovers, the Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park is the perfect spot for fantastic hikes. The city also holds a number of events, such as the Sacres du Folklore and the Flâneries musicales de Reims in June, or the Weekend d'Excellence automobile in September.

In Reims, the summers are warm and the winters very cold. The best time to visit the city is between May and September. The city has excellent road links and is also only 45 minutes from Paris by high-speed train.

Come and be captivated by the charms of Reims, a decidedly modern town with a rich history!

Where to stay in Reims

Mars Gate featuring a sunset, heritage architecture and heritage elements

Reims City Centre

4.5/5Wonderful!(101 area reviews)

You'll enjoy the wineries and monuments in Reims City Centre. You might want to make time for a stop at Notre-Dame de Reims or Tau Palace.

Reims City Centre
Reims showing a house

Centre Erlon

While visiting Centre Erlon, you might make a stop by sights like Mars Gate and Patte d'Oie Park.

Centre Erlon
Hincmar, Reims, Marne, France

Hincmar

If you're spending some time in Hincmar, Museum of Fine Arts and Champagne (region) are top sights worth seeing.

Hincmar
St. Remi Basilica which includes a church or cathedral, interior views and heritage elements

Barbâtre

If you're spending some time in Barbâtre, Domaine Pommery and Ruinart are top sights worth seeing.

Barbâtre
St. Remi Basilica which includes a church or cathedral, interior views and heritage elements

Saint-Rémi

If you're spending some time in Saint-Rémi, St. Remi Basilica and Champagne (region) are top sights worth seeing.

Saint-Rémi
Courlancy, Reims, Marne, France

Courlancy

3.5/5Good!(2 area reviews)

While visiting Courlancy, you might make a stop by sights like Auguste Delaune Stadium and Lanson.

Courlancy

Top hotels in Reims

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Best Western Hôtel Centre Reims
Best Western Hôtel Centre Reims
3 out of 5
The price is £59 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep

This family-friendly Reims hotel is located in the shopping district, within a 10-minute walk of Champagne (region) and Notre-Dame de Reims. Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin ...

3.6/5Good! (381 reviews)

"Great location and the staff was very accommodating."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Best Western Hôtel Centre Reims
Best Western Premier Hôtel de la Paix
Best Western Premier Hôtel de la Paix
4 out of 5
The price is £128 per night from 14 Oct to 15 Oct

Located in Reims City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Congress Center, Museum of Fine Arts and Notre-Dame de Reims. Mumm and Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (950 reviews)

"Excellent stay! Nice and very clean hotel. Very friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2020

Best Western Premier Hôtel de la Paix
Hotel Campanile Reims Centre - Cathedrale
Hotel Campanile Reims Centre - Cathedrale
3 out of 5
The price is £66 per night from 25 Sep to 26 Sep

Located in Reims City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Museum of Fine Arts, Notre-Dame de Reims and Tau Palace. Auguste Delaune Stadium and St. ...

4.1/5Very Good! (952 reviews)
Very good value

"Excellent value very comfortable beds very clean"…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb 2020

Hotel Campanile Reims Centre - Cathedrale

Popular places to visit in Reims

Notre-Dame de Reims
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Notre-Dame de Reims

5/5(51 reviews)

Climb the towers of this remarkable 13th-century cathedral, one of the most iconic religious buildings in France.

Ruinart
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Ruinart

5/5(8 reviews)

Look around the labyrinth of Gallo-Roman chalk quarries at one of the oldest Champagne houses in the world.

St. Remi Basilica
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St. Remi Basilica

4.5/5(14 reviews)

Come to this church on a sunny afternoon to see the magnificent stained-glass windows at their best, as the sun’s rays illuminate the ornate nave.

Mumm
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Mumm

4/5(15 reviews)

Descend into the caves of one of the world’s most reputable Champagne houses and see how its sparkling wine is made.

Domaine Pommery
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Domaine Pommery

4/5(10 reviews)

Savor the tastes of various Champagne vintages and enjoy displays of contemporary art on a tour of the vast cellar network of an elegant Reims estate. 

Tau Palace
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Tau Palace

4/5(6 reviews)

Find out about the lavish coronations of French kings from the 11th century until the 19th century and examine historic items from the royal treasury.

Top things to do in Reims

Soul & Spirit - Champagne private day Moet & Chandon FBT-PD5
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Soul & Spirit - Champagne private day Moet & Chandon FBT-PD5

£446
Per adult
Champagne Vineyard Tour with Winetasting & Picnic Lunch
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Champagne Vineyard Tour with Winetasting & Picnic Lunch

£90
Per adult
Honeymoon or anniversary celebration
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Honeymoon or anniversary celebration

£592
Per adult
Private Full-Day Champagne Region Tour with Tastings
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Private Full-Day Champagne Region Tour with Tastings

£978
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Private day tour in Champagne
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Private day tour in Champagne

£314
Per adult
Champagne honeymoon - 2 days
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Champagne honeymoon - 2 days

£1,877
Per adult

Reviews of Reims

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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4 - Good 41.37931034482759%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 6.896551724137931%
2 - Disappointing
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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

23 Feb 2020

Nice city centre with plenty of pubs and restaurants.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

20 Jan 2020

Unable to comment on Reims as this was just an overnighter on a long drive.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

14 Dec 2019

Lovely town for a weekend break.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

25 Nov 2019

Would highly for it’s great Christmas market

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

6 Nov 2019

Reims is a lovely city, but we did not have time to explore, used the hotel only as a night halt on our journey

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

6 Nov 2019

Reims is a lovely city, but used this trip only as a stop over halt on the way elsewhere.