PR 79 Autour de Rilly la Montagne
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Time required for the tour
1 hour 40 minutes
Length in km
Rilly is a well-known name in Champagne, and also the incredible history of its tunnel "requisitioned" twice: in 1914-18, to house French artillery, and in 1944, to accommodate the German guns turned on London.
On the way
Views over the vineyards towards the Verzenay windmill and the plains of Reims
Railway tunnel dating from 1852
Choir stalls representing the work of the vines in the 12th-6th century church