Activities in Champagne

CLASSES

With Devaux House, we invite you to spend a pleasant time at the Domaine de Villeneuve located in Bar-sur-Seine, in the heart of the Côte des Bar Champagne. Immerse yourself in the authenticity and originality of Devaux wines through tasting classes indoor privatized and run by a professional (in French or English). Each session begins with a guided tour of the greenhouse and the loft, where we learn the most about Champagne (soil, climate, grape …) and champagne (the development in the bottle). Each session lasts about 1:20.
« Champagne & Flavor» classe
3 lively sparkling tasting, each associated with a specific flavor.
Example flavor: carpaccio with citrus Saint Jacques, a rouelle Lobster raspberry vinaigrette …
5 to 8 people 27 € HT / pers.
9 to 24 people: 28 € HT / pers.
« Influence of Colors » classe
Colored champagne tasting and in black glasses
5 to 8 people 34 € HT / pers.

 

The fifth generation of the family Massin, Ville-sur-Arce, welcomes and introduces you to the secrets of Champagne through a journey of discovery. Remy Massin & Fils, a family of enthusiasts who will make you spend a pleasant time in the heart of the vineyards with a tasting of their Champagnes in accordance with dishes carefully prepared by a young chef.
Course of the day:
- Welcome to the Remy Massin & Fils Champagne Cellars
- Tour of cellars and winery
- Check the hut in the heart of the vineyards, discover a magnificent view of the Valley of the Val d’Arce
- Lunch : Tasting of 4 Champagnes around a taste picnic
- Back to the cellar to taste the grandfather Cuvée Louis-Aristide (Special Cuvée made ​​minimum 12 years).
Delicious gourmet picnic : details menu on request
Dates : May to October (depending on weather / except during harvest)
Days: Mondays and Fridays
Rates: 60€  (52£) / person
Terms: by booking only (D-7 if possible) ; from 5 people and up to 18 people maximum.

 

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Visit of the city of 10 churches, narrow streets paved in the old style, 16th century houses, the art of stained glass, the Cathedral and museums:

  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Saint Loup Museum : Fine Art, Natural History, Archaelogy
  • Musée de l’Outil – Museum of Craft Tools & Work Reflection
  • Vauluisant Museum
  • Rachi European University Institute

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy your stay at Château de la Motte (Rumilly-les-Vaudes) for discovering the Champagne Ardenne region with its vineyards, its architecture and its castles. Near Provins and around Nogent-sur-Seine, discover the remarkable Château de la Motte-Tilly, recently opened again in late March 2013. Let yourself be surprised by the classical architecture of this beautiful area of ​​the eighteenth century, and by the beauty of the park in perfect symmetry and tilleurs path, high hornbeam hedges and rare trees. Just 1:20 from the Château de la Motte inRumilly-les-Vaudes, visiting the Castle dela Motte-Tilly is not to be missed. Free tour, guided or detailed, according to the desires of each. And free for children under 18.

 

CHAMPAGNE & BURGUNDY VINEYARDS

For wine lovers, Burgundy is very easily accessible and Chablis only one hour dive from the Château ; Irancy, Vezelay, or further down to the south of Dijon and Beaune.

  • Epernay & Reims : 140 km

The cities of Epernay & Reims  are 1h30 drive where to visit prestigious Champagne houses such as Pommery, Taittinger, Ruinart, Krug…

http://www.ot-epernay.fr/

http://www.reims-tourisme.com/

 

SHOOPING

Enjoy Outlet shopping in Troyes with the 3 centers, each offering hundreds of brands at great prices.

  • Outlet shopping,  Mc Arthur Glenn in Pont Sainte Marie : 25 km

http://www.mcarthurglentroyes.fr/

  • Outlet shopping, Marques Avenue in St Julien les Villas : 20 km

http://www.marquesavenue.com/troyes

http://www.marquesavenue.com/troyes-maison

  • Shopping in the historic city center of Troyes

http://www.commerceatroyes.com/

 

 SPORTS

  • Golf de Troyes La Cordelière à Chaource : 15 km

Golf 18 trous – Par 72

Located on the borders ofChampagneandBurgundy, the smallvillageofChaourceis nestled between woods and meadows, ideal for relaxation and leisure activities. At the edge of this forest, and classified among the most beautiful golf courses inFrance, is the club of “Golf de Troyes-la Cordelière”, previously the property of the Counts of Chandon de Briailles. Its 18 hole-course rolls over a vast carpet of gently undulating greenery, dotted with water features and ancient trees. With its par 72 approved course over6124 meters, the Cordelière entices as much by the diversity and severity of its natural obstacles, as by the magnificence and the beauty of its environment. The sumptuous château from the 19th century serves as the Club-House.

Tel : 03 25 40 18 76

http://www.golfdetroyeslacordeliere.fr/

  • Golf de Rouilly Sacey : 40 km

Golf 18 trous – Par 71

http://escapade-en-champagne.com/fr/troyes-golf-foret-orient/bienvenue-golf-foret-orient.html

 

  • Riding : 10 km : Ferme de la rouge à Clérey Tel : 03 25 46 00 93
  • Water sports and beaches : Lac d’Orient 20 km : sailing, catamarans, sailing dinghy, pedalo
  • Motor water sports : Lac d’Amance 20 km : motorboat, water skiing, jet ski

http://www.pnr-foret-orient.fr/

http://www.tourisme-champagne-ardenne.com/faune/les-lacs/lacs-de-la-foret-dorient.aspx

  

 

LEISURE