Champagne: Sights & Drinks – Day 2: Acquaintance with the architecture of the city of Reims

Today will be mainly dedicated to discovering the magnificent historical architecture of the city of Reims. We will visit several majestic cathedrals and temples, which are symbols of the city and the country as a whole.
Champagne: Sights & Drinks

Trip duration: 8 days

Kirill Khomko

Chez Lou

Bagel Shops, Salad Places, Pie Shops

The city walking tour in Reims is planned for today. It's better to have a good breakfast in the morning. This cafe opens early so it's a perfect choice!

Porte Mars

Historic Sites

The first stop for us today will be the majestic Arch of Triumph - the Gate of Mars, located right in the city center. Thousands of tourists flock here every year to enjoy the achievements of the legacy of Roman architecture.

Chapelle Foujita — Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix

Art Museums

The city of Reims is not only rich in ancient Roman architectural heritage, but there are also many more modern monuments, one of which is Fujita Chapel. Its famous frescoes have been created in the best traditions of Western art, but they also show the features of Japanese stylization.

Place Royale


The magnificent ensemble of the Royal Square started to be created in honour of Louis XV in 1757 on the site of the Gallo-Roman forum.

Our Lady of Reims (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims)


Reims Cathedral is undoubtedly one of the main attractions of the city. Built several hundred years ago, the cathedral today creates an architectural image not only of Reims, but the whole of France. For centuries, the French rulers were crowned here.

Le Bouchon du Forum

French Restaurants, Bistros

The food here is great according to the reviews. The interior has a pleasant atmosphere and the staff is very friendly.

Palais du Tau

Historic Sites

Reims' Gothic architecture is incredibly rich and diverse. Not far from Reims Cathedral there is another majestic monument of architecture, the To Palace. It is also remarkable for the fact that in its style there are also bright features of Baroque.

Veuve Clicquot

Wine Shops

The visit to the wine cellar must be booked in advance. Detailed information is available on the website of the wine house.

Basilique Saint-Remi de Reims


The building of the Basilica of St. Remigia is a true masterpiece of architecture, the construction of which is intertwined with various styles and trends. Thus, the oldest parts belong to the Romanesque style, while the later ones are made in the Gothic style.

Au Plat du Jour

Authentic rustic French cuisine. No comments.

Le Coq Rouge

Wine Bars

Let's finish the day at on of the best wine bars in town.