Sparkling cycling tour in Champagne : From Reims to Epernay

from 1 050 € / pers.
(on the minimum basis of 2 pers.)
Reference : CH5
5 days / 3 days riding
Difficulty : Moderate
Linear trip
From March to November 2019
Departure: daily
Electric bike rental possible > Book this trip

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Your cycling tour in Champagne:

From Reims, the coronation city, and its great Art Deco heritage until Epernay and its famous « Avenue de Champagne » where the most prestigious winery of Champagne are located !

Cycle through vineyards, along the touristic routes of Champagne », from Hautvillers (cradle of Chardonnay) to the famous Côte des Blancs.

Enjoy your stay in the most beautiful and luxurious hotels in Champagne.

Day 1 : Arrival in Reims


Discover this Art and History city ! Famous “great coronation city” with its cathédrale Notre Dame, one of the most major gothic art construction in Europe, Reims is particularly attractive for its numerous Art Déco districts typical of the 1920s.

Option Extra night in Reims + Extra bike excursion to Massif de St Thierry (43 km)

Ride and discover the Massif de St Thierry. An amazing combination of forests and vineyard surrounding 15 wine villages !

Day 2 : Reims – Aÿ | 46 km


Ride round the Montagne de Reims following the prestigious touristic route of Champagne, passing by the wine villages of Rilly la Montagne, Verzenay and Bouzy. You will finish this first step with the new Véloroute of the Vallée de la Marne, along the river, before reaching the village of Aÿ.

Day 3 : Aÿ – Vinay | 41 km


Follow the Véloroute before bifurcating to the village of the famous monk Dom Pérignon: Hautvillers ! After a short stop, ride along the picturesques routes bordered by vineyard offering nice view points on the Vallée de la Marne, before reaching your sumptuous hotel settled in the middle of the vineyards.

Day 4 : Vinay – Épernay | 37 km


Cycle to Côte des Blancs. Pedal along some of the classified Grand Cru villages on the slopes producing Chardonnay grapes. Discover typical villages nested between the vineyard and the lush forest : Avize, Cramant, Mesnil-sur-Oger. Have a break in the nice small church of Chavot-Courcourt, lost in the vineyard, before reaching Epernay, capital of Champagne.

Day 5 : Departure during the day


Select your category

deluxe category
Reference: CH5 LU
Low season
  • from March 1st to November 30th 2019
  • Départs les daily
 
2 persons basis :(price per person)
1 050 € / pers.
Single supplement
390 € / pers.
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Children discount :from 0 to 2 years old : free / from 3 to 11 years old : - 50% / from 12 to 17 years old : - 20%
(Only if the triple or quadruple rooms are occupied by 2 adults minimum )

Your accommodation


deluxe category


These accommodations are selected for their impeccable and prestigious service.
Pictures for indicative purposes. Depending on the availability.

Your cycle hire

GIANT hybrid bike - 21 speed gears

Universal frame

  • 2 saddlebags
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 pump
  • 1 map holder
  • 1 lock
  • 1 helmet
  • 1 counter
Possibility to rent an electric assistance bike :

MOUSTACHE e-bike

E-bike

Universal frame

  • 2 saddlebags
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 pump
  • 1 map holder
  • 1 lock
  • 1 helmet
  • 1 counter

Practical details

  • Bikes will be delivered at the 1st hotel.
  • At the end of the tour, leave the rental bikes in our hotel partner indicated on the voucher; we will pick them up.
> Your journey
> How to arrive in Reims
> Return

Your journey

> Tour description:
Mix of small traffic roads and cycling paths (about 20%).

> Bike stages trip profiles:
(click below to see the trip profile of each stage)

> GPX files

Besides the maps and detailed itinerary, we can provide on request the GPX files of your bike stages, as well as a suggestion of free mobile application.

How to arrive in Reims

> By car :
From A4 highway > Exit n° 23 « Reims centre ».

 > By train :
From Paris Gare de l’Est train station to Reims train station.
For more information, do not hesitate to visit : www.sncf.com/en

> By plane :

  • From Orly airport:
    – Taxi transfer to Paris Gare de l’Est train station >> Reims train station.

– Bus shuttle (Orly Bus) : from Orly Sud > > Paris centre – stop ‘Denfert Rochereau’ >> Metro line 4 >> Gare de l’Est train station >> Reims train station.
http://aeroportorly.paris/orlybus.php

– Orly Val (automatic metro) >> Paris – stop ‘Antony’ >> RER B – stop ‘Gare du Nord’ >> Metro line 5 >> Gare de l’Est train station >> Reims train station.
http://aeroportorly.paris/orlyval.php

  • From Beauvais airport:
    – Taxi transfer to Paris Gare de l’Est train station >> Reims train station.

– Bus shuttle >> Paris – stop ‘Porte Maillot’ >> Metro line 1 + line 4 >> Gare de l’Est train station >> Reims train station.
www.aeroportparisbeauvais.com/en/acces-et-transports/navettes/

Return

> If you have to come back to the start point:

  • This return can be carry out by RandoVelo/Biking France: please contact us!
  • A return transfer by train is possible and organised on your own. Please visit: www.sncf.com/en
    Plan to go to the train station with your luggage (and your potential own bike)
    (Personal bike return costs are on your responsibility.)
    – Epernay train station >> Reims train Station (by train).
    – Epernay >> Reims (by taxi).

> If you have to return to Paris (city centre) / Paris Airports :

  • This return can be carry out by RandoVelo/Biking France: please contact us!
  • A return transfer by train is possible and organised on your own. Please visit: www.sncf.com/en
    Plan to go to the train station with your luggage (and your potential own bike)
    (Personal bike return costs are on your responsibility.)
    – Epernay train station >> Paris Gare de l’Est train station (by train).

> Nearby Airports:
– Paris Vatry Airport : www.parisvatry.com
– Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport : www.parisaeroport.fr/en/homepage
– Beauvais Airport : www.aeroportparisbeauvais.com/en/passengers/