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City Guides

Here are a few short city guides to some of the cities we visit. It is short introductions to each city (or town) that will give you a flavour of what it is like and some practical information. It is not full-blown guide books, instead just enough information to get your started exploring the city on foot.

We hope that it will give you even more of a desire to go there!

The magnificent cathedral in Reims in Champagne

Reims City Guide

Reims is the largest city in Champagne with around 200,000 inhabitants. Some of the most famous Champagne houses have their cellars here, but the city also has other industries and a large university. The fast

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The Medieval town of Saint Emilion

Saint Emilion, a short city guide

A highlight of our Bordeaux wine tour is a stroll around the small town of Saint-Émilion. A picturesque town, it features steep cobblestone streets, cafés, wine bars, characterful period houses and stunning vineyard views. In

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Enjoying the sunshine in a café in Beaune, Burgundy

Beaune City Guide

Beaune, Capital of Burgundy Beaune is the capital of the Côte de Beaune, which together with the Côte de Nuits makes up the Côte d’Or, the heart of Burgundy. Côte d’Or is a small wine

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Place de la Bourse and the Miroir d'Eau in Bordeaux

Bordeaux City Guide

Bordeaux, a truly elegant city Bordeaux is a wine, a wine region, and of course a city that is strategically placed for visits to the well-known appellations of Médoc, Graves and Saint-Émilion. It is one

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Tresors de Champagne wine shop in Reims

Wine shops in Reims and Epernay in Champagne

The best place to buy champagne when visiting Champagne is of course at the wine growers’, and then preferably at one of the small independent producers who make grower’s champagne. They are typically more interesting,

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