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!
Cathedrals, Museums and Tours
Climb the towers of this remarkable 13th-century cathedral, one of the most iconic religious buildings in France.
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.
The Roman entrance to the ancient city of Reims, this remarkably preserved monument is richly decorated with reliefs and carved details.
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.
Look around the labyrinth of Gallo-Roman chalk quarries at one of the oldest Champagne houses in the world.
Descend into the caves of one of the world’s most reputable Champagne houses and see how its sparkling wine is made.
Discover the history, beauty, and flavors of the Champagne region on this exclusive private tour. Venture into the countryside for the day to visit renowned champagne houses, discover charming towns, and enjoy delicious champagne tastings.
Take a day to explore the Champagne Region: Reims and Epernay. The tour includes the visits to the Champagne Grand Cru Villages such as Bouzy, Verzenay, Le Mesnil,… Discover the Dom Perignon's tomb in Hautvillers, the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay and enjoy a tour and Champagne tasting at both world famous Champagne houses: Moët & Chandon* and Taittinger.
Get the keys to the biggest city of the Champagne wine-growing region with a Reims City Pass, valid for 24, 48 or 72 consecutive hours. Choose the pass that suits your schedule, and enjoy free access to the must-see monuments and museums.
Travel from Paris to the city of Reims (pronounced “rance”) via high-speed rail to visit the region and one of France's most iconic champagne houses - Veuve Clicquot. You'll see the Reims cathedral, Veuve Clicquot, and visit a local family owned vineyard.
Embark on a unique scavenger hunt that leads you to hidden spots in Reims and shows you a lesser-known side of the city. The perfect adventure for a small group, this special VisitBox lays out a route for you to discover through a series of clues, and reveals local stories and secrets as you go.
Your private English speaking guide will pick you up at 9h30 at your hotel in Reims or at the train station of Reims. Enjoy this 8-hour private tour of Champagne with just your group limited to 8 travelers. Visit the world's famous Grand Maison de Champagne Veuve Clicquot.