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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Épernay
Insee code51230
Surface22.69 km²
Population24600 inhabitants
Density1084 inhabitants/km²
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Chief townChâlons-en-Champagne (at 34 km, 41 min)Magenta at 2 km (5 min)
DepartmentMarneMardeuil at 2.9 km (7 min)
RegionChampagne-ArdenneSearch another town


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Charming town of 25,000 residents, located between the Marne and Coteaux, Epernay welcomes you. At the crossroads of the circuits of the "Champagne Tourist Route" through which all the famous wines, Epernay is surrounded by hills whose slopes are covered with vineyards producing the famous wine. The heart of the vineyard, with its 30,000 hectares in production, beats at Epernay.

Epernay is a dynamic city whose economy is marked by the food and especially champagne. Agriculture and viticulture mainly occupy more than 30% of the usable area. The industry, meanwhile, represented by three main sectors: industry and mechanical processing, construction and public works, and finally the Champagne industry and related activities. Trade Epernay is a center of attraction which extends about 21 municipalities. And tertiary services are highly developed.


The Avenue de Champagne district major production houses and trading wine world famous Avenue de Champagne is adorned with many buildings of the 19th century appearance opulent Renaissance or classical, and in 1994 ranked among the 100 Sites of Exceptional Taste in France. With over 100 km of tunnels dug into the chalk which are housed millions of bottles in which slowly worked out the champagne, the wine cellars there are numerous daily visitors.

The City Hall: Former mansion of Mr. Auban-Moët, built in 1858 and ceded to the city in 1919, it retains the charm of a stately home in the middle of a beautiful park. Inside, luxurious rooms, including room Weddings and the Council Chamber, deserve the attention of visitors. In front, a terrace has been cleverly used as a buttress of the Memorials, the work of M. Giraud, architect, and MJ Dechin, Prix de Rome for sculpture. The City Hall stands in a magnificent park designed in the last century by the Brothers Buhl, creators of the Parc de la Tete d'Or in Lyon.

L'Orangerie: Jardin de l'Orangerie Establishments Moet et Chandon, was drawn to the First Empire (1807) by Lorraine painter Isabey. It bears this name since the building is reflected in the basin of the French garden provides shelter from the winter garden of orange house Moet Chandon. Visible Avenue but did not visit.

Perrier Castle: This mansion of Mr. Charles Perrier is built in the style of Louis 13th in stone and has at the center of the courtyard statue cast The Huntsman (1890-1900). In 1940, this building housed the headquarters of the German armies from 1942 to 1944. After the release of Patton, the Americans moved into this building.

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TransportTrain station of Épernay
Information pointsTourist Office of Épernay
Leisure centresLeisure Centre Blue Nautic,   Municipal Museum of Épernay
Performance hallsLe Millésium,   Le Salmanazar
Natural sitesForest of Épernay,   Pond of Givry


Music Summer - June to August: Discover all styles of music throughout the Festival Summer Music, the opportunity to explore the world of music in special places.

Vestments of Light - in December: During three days, Epernay and the Avenue de Champagne put on their finest holiday attire. The program on Friday evening, opening night in the Avenue de Champagne with street performances, a Champagne bar, fireworks on Saturday, with flavors of clothes, try Champagne with food chefs, Sunday , back in time with the parade of vintage cars in the streets of Epernay.


Route Touristique du Champagne will guide you to the Champagne villages, you will discover the vineyard landscapes, producers, the region offers exceptional sites of Epernay.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Guided eco-tour of the Aÿ-Champagne vineyardLocal flavours35 €Ay (4 km)
Canoe kayak on the MarneSports sensationsFrom 12 € to 26 €Tours-sur-Marne (11.9 km)
Gourmet getaway in the vinesLocal flavoursFrom 33 € to 120 €Trigny (29 km)

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Épernay in the vineyards ( © Jolyot )Épernay in the vineyards ( © Jolyot )
Fountains ( © REMOVE )Fountains ( © REMOVE )
Church of Our Lady ( © REMOVE )Church of Our Lady ( © REMOVE )
Recreation and ecotourism cruise Champagne ÉpernayRecreation and ecotourism cruise Champagne Épernay


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Thai restaurantCook'In  
The Cook'In welcoming guests since spring 2010 in the center of Epernay, in the heart of the Champagne-Ardenne region. On the map, the French and Thai culinary cultures come together...
Located in Épernay24 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantSiralys  
A short walk from the park Maigret, The Siralys offers beautiful tasty surprises. In an atmosphere of retro -chic in white and pastel colors, the painting exhibition of artists from...
Located in Épernay29 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Epernay Dizy  
CHAMPAGNE - You want to put your bags in the heart of Champagne, vineyards, park, historic villages and heritage tourism? Campanile Epernay-Dizy is the place for you at the foot of...
Located 2.7 km from Épernay20 € per person 

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Manor house with 5 bedroomsManoir de montflambert    
Champagne, in the hills of wine mountains, the limits of Champagne houses lead by Aÿ paths at Manor Montflambert. A pleasant stopover 17th century winegrower also to discover the views...
Located 5.9 km from ÉpernayFrom 122 € to 134 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLes botterets    
Typically Champagne house furnished with antiques. Furniture and family heirlooms. 5 bedrooms private health.
Located 10.2 km from Épernay56 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLes gourlus  
Bed and Breakfasts are gourlus. In a very cozy and quiet rooms and breakfast very spacious village of Champagne in a cheerful and warm decor close the Champagne vineyards. The coast...
Located 10.6 km from Épernay70 € the double room 

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House for 8 personsGîte Millésime et une nuit  
At the heart of Champagne, in the town of Villers in Chatillon, the Champagne house rc lemaire. Offers this charming champagne eighteenth century with all modern comforts. Its large...
Located 12.9 km from Épernay640 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsLes tamaris  
Against Côte des Blancs champagne 2 bed rooms apartment F3 1.60 1.40 bed and possibility sleeping area. Equipped en suite bathroom balcony 6 m². Parking. Sports 500 m (pool tennis)...
Located 16.1 km from ÉpernayFrom 300 € to 400 € per week 
House for 8 personsLe Petit Moulin
Our 4 guests are located 15 minutes from Reims, in Prouilly, Champagne village. They offer you a quiet and relaxing environment. At the reception, you have a lounge and 2 bedrooms with...
Located 30 km from Épernay420 € per week 

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Kyriad Epernay - Hotel in ÉpernayKyriad Epernay     
Just 800 metres from Epernay city centre, this hotel is just a 2-minute walk from to the Avenue de Champagne where the famous champagne houses such as Moet Chandon, Mercier, Perrier,...
Located in ÉpernayRoom from 49 €
Comfort Suites Epernay - Les Demeures Champenoises - Hotel in ÉpernayComfort Suites Epernay - Les Demeures Champenoises     
Les Demeures Champenoises is located in the historic Marne town of Epernay. It offers accommodation with a corner kitchenette, seating area, flat-screen TV with TNT and free Wi-Fi access....
Located in ÉpernayRoom from 69 €
La Villa Saint Pierre - Hotel in ÉpernayLa Villa Saint Pierre     
La Villa Saint Pierre is set in central Epernay, in a townhouse dating from 1913, and offers a garden and a terrace. Guests have free Wi-Fi internet access and are invited for a drink...
Located in ÉpernayRoom from 57 €

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Hôtel Cecyl
Located in the heart of Reims, Hôtel Cecyl is set in a building with an Art Deco architecture, classified as a World Heritage Site, a 10-minute walk from...
Best Western Plus Hôtel De La Paix
Best Western Hôtel De La Paix is a design hotel set in the heart of Reims. It is just a few minute’s walk from the shops...
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