WEST VALLÉE DE LA MARNE
Admire the superb panoramic views offered by the Marne river all along the Route Touristique du Champagne.
A FABLED LAND
Explore Fontaine’s Land of Fables only one hundred kilometres from Paris, in the heart of the Champagne vineyards.
Equipped with the “wine tourism guide”, available at the Portes de la Champagne Tourism Office at Château-Thierry, immerse yourself in the ancestral know-how that the passionate winemakers will be delighted to share with you.
Twenty or so cellars carrying the "Vignobles & Découvertes" label open their doors to you and reveal the secrets of their champagne over a tasting and/or a visit of their property.
THE LANDSCAPES AND THE VINEYARDS OF THE PORTES DE LA CHAMPAGNE
The Route Touristique du Champagne will let you explore the vineyards, the little villages, churches, and abbeys... of the ever-changing landscapes.
The five circuits of the appellation hold sparkling surprises and happy meetings for you.
The Portes de la Champagne has nearly 3,400 hectares of vines and offers a circuit with magnificent vantage points over the Vallée de la Marne hillsides (Mont de Bonneil, Crouttes sur Marne, Jaulgonne, Oulchy le Château, Gland, Passy, La cote 204, and the medieval Château-Thierry).
TO SEE ON THE WAY
- Château-Thierry, a medieval town
- Château de Fère in Tardenois
- Belleau, a village of remembrance for many American soldiers
- Champagne & Vous festival in October
- Residence of the Princes de Condé in Brie