E-Bike Champagne day tour & lunch from Epernay

ÉPERNAY
Organized by : Vine Escape (A La Française Champagne)
From 169.00€
  • E-Bike Champagne day tour & lunch from Epernay
  • Available in :
    English, French
  • Secure booking

What do we like?

Starting from Epernay, enjoy a short day experience in the magic world of champagne. Drive through the famous Champagne Avenue in Epernay. Take an electric bike to cycle through the heart of the region, its UNESCO-listed vineyards and its valley. Discover the making process and appreciate a cellar visit, tastings and traditional lunch at a typical Champagne House.

Highlights

Drive through the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay
Discovery of the historical village of Hautvillers and Dom Pérignon’s church
Ride through the UNESCO classified vineyards
Cellar visit and tastings at a family domaine: Le Clos Corbier
Casual lunch with champagnes and regional specialties

In detail

Full description

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Meet your local guide in Epernay at 9:35am in front of the tourist office in Epernay. Drive by the famous Avenue de Champagne in Epernay, where several prestigious Champagne Houses are located.
After a drive in the Champagne countryside to a typical Champagne House, Le Clos Corbier, your bikes will be ready for you to ride.
Your e-bike will allow you to explore some of Champagne’s most remote locations. Deserve your champagne glasses cycling through Premier and Grand Cru villages, and fully experience the complexity of our terroir. Enjoy breathtaking views on the UNESCO world’s heritage vines of Champagne.
You will then discover the village of Hautvillers, birthplace of Champagne. Finish your time in Hautvillers with a guided visit of the church where the famous monk Dom Pérignon is buried.
Experience a ride alongside the Marne canal to make your way back to Le Clos Corbier. Visit the cellars and taste different champagnes from the family domaine, where you will see and be taught about the champagne making process.
Then immerse yourself into the French lifestyle with a traditional lunch, which consists of homemade regional specialties paired with a variety of champagnes : cheese puffs, paté en croute, quiche, lentils, cheeses, Reims pink biscuit (the lunch can be adapted to allergies or specific diets). After a day full of experiences and precious memories, your guide will drop you off at 3.15pm.
Please note that the electric bikes are heavier than regular bikes, as a consequence it is required to be comfortable with cycling.

Included

Local English-speaking guide 
Small-group tour (maximum 8 people) 
Epernay pick-up and drop-off Transport by air-conditioned minivan 
Electric assisted bike with helmet 
4 tastings 
Entrance fees for visit and lunch at a family domaine, Le Clos Corbier

Not included

Hotel pick-up and drop-off 
Personal expenses 
Pick-up and drop off in Paris not available (we recommend taking the train)

Guests

Tour takes place from 2 to 8 participants.

Other info

A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, À la Française - Champagne will contact the customer (phone or email) to reschedule or refund the total amount. 
Please note that down the cellars the average temperature is 10°C, so do not forget to bring a jacket along. 
Animals are not allowed in shared tours for the comfort of all passengers. 
Careful, the electric bikes are heavier than regular bikes, as a consequence it is required to be comfortable with cycling. If the bike tour is affected by weather (rain, black ice…), the tour will be adjusted accordingly: the schedule of the tour can be modified or the tour can be done by minivan instead of bikes.
 Adjust your clothing for the bike ride, regarding the weather (gloves and scarves for coldest days ; solar cream and sun glasses in summer). 
HELMETS AND BICYCLE SAFETY : The customer must wear a protective helmet when using the equipment. Helmets are offered and recommended as part of this rental agreement. Customers who refuse to rent and wear a helmet do so of their own free will and at their own risk. 
RESPONSIBILITY : The customer is solely responsible for the bike he/she uses. A LA FRANCAISE cannot be held responsible for any damage suffered by the customer during the tour. The legal representatives of a minor taking part in the tour will be held responsible for any damage caused by the minor.
LOSS, THEFT, DAMAGE : From the time the electric bicycle and its equipment are made available to the customer until they are returned, the customer will be held responsible for any loss, theft or damage to the bicycle and its equipment. The guide cannot be held responsible for the loss, theft or damage of any equipment and/or bicycles used by the customer. The customer undertakes to compensate A LA FRANCAISE in the event of damage, theft or loss by paying an indemnity valued according to the bicycle nomenclature in € including VAT.

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Meeting place

Devant l’office de tourisme d'Epernay 1 Rue Jean Chandon Moët - 51200 ÉPERNAY
Latest modification on 21/05/2024
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