Champagne-Ardenne

A region bubbling with history and specialities.

The Champagne-Ardenne area is best known for its vineyards and wine cellars. This is the region which produces Champagne itself protected by the AOC seal (protected geographical indication). You can explore its countless towns and soak up the heritage, gastronomy and architecture.

The ancient buildings in Troyes, Épernay and its wine cellars, Châlons-en-Champagne Abbey and its streams, Reims and its cathedral, the valleys of Marne, Meuse and so much more. There are lots of places to visit and explore. Be sure to see Lac du Der-Chantecoq, the largest artificial lake in Europe especially for tourists.

The region of Champagne-Ardenne has set the stage for countless historical events since Antiquity. Explore the many historical sites during your stay from Roman times to the reconciliation between France and Germany after the Second World War.