Champagne is a region in France. It was a province in France before the revolution, but the historic province of Champagne now lies mostly in the Champagne-Ardenne region. The region is about 160 km east of Paris.
Capital: Chalons en Champagne
Largest city: Reims (in English, Rheims)
Champagne is traversed by the main motorway / freeway between Paris and Germany, and by the main routes from the UK, Belgium and Holland to the South of France
- Visit champagne cellars. Take a trip to see the Moet and Chandon cellars in Epernay.
- Camp on the river Marne.
Champagne is also the world famous region for growing champagne, a type of sparkling wine. There are many tour operators that specialise in providing private individuals, couples and groups with wine tasting opportunities and wine vacations to the Champagne region.