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The town of Ambonnay and the surrounding countryside are part of a community famous not only for its champagne grapes but also for its red wine.... more

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Outside Belval is pretty countryside where vineyards give way to fields.... more

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Bouzy is part of a community famous not only for its champagne grapes but also for its red wine.... more

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Château Thierry is set on the River Marne against a lovely wooded backdrop. The English claimed the town as theirs in 1421 then Joan of Arc recaptured it for France. The gates through which she entered the city still stand—Porte Saint Pierre. Napoleon defended the city against Russ... more

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A huge statue overlooking the River Marne proclaims  this village, Châtillon-sur-Marne, as the birthplace of Popr Urban II.... more

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Cumièrs is a workaday village known for its red wine.... more

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Damery is a village with it pretty 12th- and 16th-century churches. Climbing through vineyards, you have lovely views across the River Marne to the villages and vineyards strung along the opposite bank.... more

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Dormans saw fierce fighting in World War I and was badly damaged.... more

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Traffic is much less of a problem in Épernay than Reims. While much of the damage has been repaired, there are still several scars from the severe bombing that Épernay suffered in World War I. Follow signposts for Centre Ville and particularly Office de Tourisme, which brings you to... more

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Fleury, is an attractive village, which offers tasting in the large building decorated with murals.... more

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Hautvillers is the prettiest of Champagne’s villages with its spic-and-span homes and broad swatch of cobbles decorating the center of its streets. It was in the village basilica that Dom Perignon performed his miracle and discovered how to make still wine sparkling by the méthode ... more

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As the Route du Champagne nears the towns of Mailly Champagne and Verzy you pass some of the most reknowned superior vineyards for the production of champagne grapes. The picturesque windmill between the two villages was used asn observation post during World War I.... more

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Reims, once the capital of France (4th to 9th centuries) and now one of the capitals of the Champagne district. The Nôtre Dame Cathedral dates from the 12th century and is where the kings of France used to be crowned. Traffic around the cathedral is terribly congested.... more

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Rilly la Montagne is a larger village which offers the opportunity for a stroll and a drink in a café as well as the chance to sip champagne. As you drive along, look for the peculiar-looking tractors with their high bodies and wheels set at a width that enables them to pass through ... more

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Trépail

Trépail is part of a community famous not only for its champagne grapes but also for its red wine.... more

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Villers Marmery

Villers Marmery is part of a community famous not only for its champagne grapes but also for its red wine.... more

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