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Champagne-Ardenne is one of the richest in terms of Historic Heritage.

We can make you visit it, as well as Paris.

We also offer various tours adapted to the sites you wish to visit, to the time you have and to your budget.

  • Two-hour tours
  • Half-day tours
  • Day tours
  • Week tours

Monuments worth visiting in Reims and around

The Cathedral of Reims

The Cathedral Notre-Dame de Reims

Place du Cardinal Luçon 51100 REIMS

Masterpiece of the Gothic Art, this Cathedral was built in the 13th century in order to welcome the consecration of the Kings of France. It is decorated with 2 303 sculpted motifs, and is the only church in which you will be able to admire angels with outspread wings, among whom the famous Ange au Sourire.
Most of the famous stained-glass windows were built during the 13th century.
The three ones in the axial chapel were made by Marc Chagall (1974).

Website

Open for visits every day from 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM (free access).
Possibility of guided visit of the towers and upper parts (you have to pay to go in).

La basilique Saint-Rémi

The basilica Saint-Rémi

Place du Chanoine Ladame 51100 REIMS

This romano-gothic, 126 meters long basilica was built in the 11th century in order to shelter the Holy Phial as well as Saint Rémi's relics.
Rémi, bishop of Reims, baptised Clovis, King of the Francs, in 498. His tomb (1847) occupies the center of the basilica.

Around 750-760, archbishop Tilpin (who is named in Roland's Song) appoints Benedictine monks from Saint Denis to welcome and guide the pilgrims. Here began over a millenium of monastic life.

The Basilica contains a wonderful set of stained-glass windows from the 12th century.

The museum of Saint Rémi's Abbey : Museum of History and Archeology.
53 rue Simon 51100 REIMS
tel. 03 26 85 23 36 - fax. 03 26 82 07 99

Le palais du Tau Le palais du Tau

The Palais du Tau

2, place du cardinal Luçon 51100 REIMS

The main residence of the archbishops of Reims stands right behind the Cathedral since the 12th century. This place was deeply renovated in the late 17th century by Jules Hardouin-Mansart and Robert de Cotte.
The Palais du Tau shelters the Cathedral's Treasure and parts of the initial statuary. The most extraordinary pieces of the royal treasure are Charlemagne's talisman (9th century) and Saint Rémi's chalice (12th century).
The oil contained inside the Holy Phial, which was used during the Consecration of the Kings, is still there.

Visiting the Palais du Tau
Open from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 2 PM to 5:30 PM, 9/9 to 5/5. And from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM, 5/6 to 9/8. Closed on Mondays and on January 1st, May 1st, November 1st and 11th, and December 25th

La chapelle Foujita

The Foujita Chapel

33, rue du Champ-de-Mars 51100 REIMS

The Japanese painter Léonard Foujita, converted to christianism and baptised in the Cathedral of Reims, erected this Roman chapel dedicated to the Virgin in 1966.
Foujita covered the walls of the Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix with a 200 square meter iconographic programme.

Open 5/2 to 10/31 from 2 PM to 6 PM. Closed on Wednesdays. Free access on every first Sunday of the month.
tel. 03 26 40 06 96 - fax. 03 26 86 87 75

Le phare de Verzenay

The Lighthouse of Verzenay

Le Phare de Verzenay - Musée de la Vigne 51360 VERZENAY

The Lighthouse of Verzenay - Museum of Winegrowing welcomes you from Tuesdays to Sundays vous accueille, from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Overhanging on the most renowned vineyard of the Montagne de Reims, the Lighthouse of Verzenay and its Museum of Winegrowing offer you to discover the fascinating world of the vineyard of Champagne.
Thanks to high-end audiovisual techniques, discover all the requirements of elaborating one of the most famous wine in the world...

tel. 03 26 07 87 87 - fax. 03 26 07 87 88
Contact :
musee(AT)lepharedeverzenay(DOT)com

You will find an exhaustive list of all monuments in Reims on Reims tourist information office website.