Reims

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The toast of France, bubbling over with history

Reims, gateway to the Champagne region

Reims is a French town located in the Champagne-Ardenne region, northeast of Paris. The town of Reims has four UNESCO World Heritage Sites, museums and landmarks which bear witness to a rich and glorious past. The town is the gateway to the Champagne region. From Reims, visitors can visit great champagne houses such as Veuve Clicquot, Taittinger, Pommery and Ruinart. There are sereval landmarks of interest in Reims, namely the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Palace of Tau, and the Saint-Remi Basilica.

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Discover Reims most popular landmarks. The Notre-Dame Cathedral, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a masterpiece of 13th century Gothic art. This magnificent building is decorated with more than 2,300 sculptures, including the famous Smiling Angel and has stained-glass windows designed by Chagall. As for the Palace of Tau, it is also a UNESCO World Heritage site and was the former residence of the bishops and archbishops of Reims. Don’t miss a visit to the impressive Saint-Remi Basilica, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Did you know that you can visit the Foujita Chapel, which was offered to Leonard Foujita in 1965. The latter was a Buddhist and Japanese by birth, who experienced an outburst of faith for Catholicism when visiting the Basilica of Sain-Remi in Reims.

Taste local delights such as Jambon de Reims, a shoulder of ham seasoned with Champagne; the famou biscuit rose de Reims, a pink biscuit; and a Sorbet au Marc de Champagne.

Use your time in Reims to get to know more about Champagnes. Have a Champagne house visit. There are many well-known houses to choose from: Pommery, Taittinger, Mercier, Mumm, Canard-Duchene, to name just a few.


Office de tourisme de Reims
2 rue Guillaume de Machault. 51722 Reims
Tel: +33 (0)821 610 160

The city’s tourist office has a helpful personnel, insider information and tips as well as handy maps and brochures. The city’s tourist office also arranges tours and excursions and is a focal point for local accommodation.

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