Reims

  • Reims is a city in the Grand Est region of France.
  • It is located at 130 km from Paris, It lies east-northeast of Paris.
  • Reims was founded by the gallic tribe of the Remi and was conquered by the Romans.
  • It became a major city under the Roman occupation.
  • Clovis was baptized at Reims and in memory of this event, Reims became the city of the coronation of the French monarchs.
  • During World War II Reims was destroyed.
  • The act of Germany’s capitulation in World War II was signed at Reims
  • The city and the Cathedral were admirably restored.
  • Reims is the beating heart of France’s champagne production.
  • In Reims and surroundings champagne is everywhere: champagne houses, beautiful vineyards, cellars, local wine producers, champagne bars.

 

What to visit in Reims?

  • Cathedral Notre-Dame de Reims
  • The Palace of Tau
  • Carnegie library
  • Museum of fine arts
  • Gallo Roman cryptoporticus
  • Le vergeur museum hotel
  • Boulingrin covered market
  • The Mars gate
  • Abbey of Saint-Remi
  • Museum of the surrender
  • Champagne House Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin
  • Champagne House Taittinger
  • Champagne House Pommery
  • Champagne House Ruinart
  • Champagne House Mumm