Epernay, in some words

A town located in the heart of the Champagne vineyards, most of the history and economy of Epernay is linked to Champagne, the production of which grew following the arrival of Nicolas Ruinart in Epernay in 1729, who developed sparkling wine. Moët & Chandon set up there a few years later in 1743.

Epernay is the headquarters of the Grandes Maisons de Production et de Négoce du Vin de Champagne, which can be found on Avenue de Champagne: Mercier, Perrier Jouet, Moët & Chandon….
This majestic avenue offers 110 kilometres of wineries
and has been listed as an “Outstanding site of taste”.

In addition to the many renowned Champagne Houses, Epernay also offers eclectic architecture and many 19th century residences.

With high quality oenological services and world famous Champagne makers,
Epernay is a prestigious destination which is perfect for private events.

Epernay, in some words
To visit

To visit in the town and its surroundings

  • Avenue de Champagne and the Champagne Houses
  • The Champagne vineyards
  • The Champagne makers (growers, producers)
  • The village of Hautvillers and the other villages of Champagne
  • Boat excursions on the Marne
  • Champagne bars
  • Cooperative wineries

not to miss for incentive and team building activities

  • Bicycle rides, walks or car excursions through the vineyards
  • Grape picking days
  • Picnics in the vineyards
  • Oenology classes
  • The Cave aux Coquillages
  • Visit to an evening at a Champagne House
  • “Champagne” workshops by a winemaker
  • An evening at the Cabaret des Secrets
  • A very special bus tour “au-delà de chez soi”
  • Tasting at a Champagne bar

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Accomodation, venue and access


Almost 600 rooms are able to provide accommodation around Epernay. The hotel offering is of a very high standard, with three 5-star hotels and three 4-star hotels.

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The Millésium: an infrastructure offering a large 4,500m² exhibition hall, a mezzanine with 700 seats and meeting rooms for up to 80 people.

The other meeting and reception rooms

Getting there:

1 SNCF railway station: Paris 1 hour

140km from Paris via the A4 motorway



Tourist Office of Epernay

7 avenue de Champagne 51200 EPERNAY

Tel : +33(0)326.53.33.00