Verzenay

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownVerzenay
Insee code51613
Postcode51360
Latitude49.1598420
Longitude4.1460800
Surface10.62 km²
Population1073 inhabitants
Density101 inhabitants/km²
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Chief townChâlons-en-Champagne (at 33 km, 30 min)Verzy at 1.9 km
DepartmentMarneMailly-Champagne at 2.5 km
RegionChampagne-ArdenneSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Verzenay village is located 17 km southeast of Reims. Village of 1100 inhabitants concerned primarily for its grand cru vineyard of pinot noir scored 100%. Verzenay is a village of Champagne, situated on a hillside and surrounded by vineyards, except in the south, where it is crowned by the forest of the Montagne de Reims.

About 420 hectares of vineyards are operated by 250 growers and 85 handlers harvesters, as well as most major brands of champagne vineyard owners or buying grapes in great demand to develop their prestige brands.

This charming town steeped in history, which was partly destroyed during the First World War because of its proximity to the front line, boasts a mill on Mount Beef in perfect condition and a lighthouse on Mount Rizan, which now houses the Musée de la Vigne. Its 18th century church, newly renovated, sits in the heart of the village.

The inhabitants are called Verzenay books and bookshops.


SIGHTSEEING

Verzenay Lighthouse and Museum Vine Community (Commons Vesle Mountain of Reims).

The mill (owned by the Maison Mumm).

The 18th century church.

Accompanied by coupling of two horses on the Vineyard Verzenay.

Archery on Verzy.


EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

St Vincent (wine festival): January 22.

Frequently beer and food: mid-April.

Fêtes de la Saint Jean, On greedy: mid-June.

Feast Day: the last weekend of July.

Meals for seniors: end of November.

Christmas Market - Path nursery: the third weekend of December.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Park and tree climbing between Verzenay Verzy.

Adventure park in Val-de-Vesle (5 km Verzenay).

The Faux Verzy: beech tortuous, 2 km from Verzenay.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Cellar tour at the house of Champagne GardetLocal flavoursFrom 6 € to 8 €Chigny-les-Roses (6 km)
Canoe kayak on the MarneSports sensationsFrom 12 € to 26 €Tours-sur-Marne (12.9 km)
Guided eco-tour of the Aÿ-Champagne vineyardLocal flavours35 €Ay (15.5 km)
Champagne tasting and cellar tourLocal flavoursFrom 5 € to 7 €Mardeuil (19.4 km)
Gourmet getaway in the vinesLocal flavoursFrom 33 € to 120 €Trigny (24 km)

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PHOTOS

Lighthouse Verzenay from a balloonLighthouse Verzenay from a balloon
 
Panorama from the top of the lighthouse ( © Jean Espirat )Panorama from the top of the lighthouse ( © Jean Espirat )
the mill wind - Private Property ( © Jean Espirat )the mill wind - Private Property ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Panorama from the esplanade of the mill ( © Jean Espirat )Panorama from the esplanade of the mill ( © Jean Espirat )
Ascent mill with Tow VerzenayAscent mill with Tow Verzenay
 
Mill Verzenay (Feast of St John and gourmand last weekend of June)Mill Verzenay (Feast of St John and gourmand last weekend of June)
Verzenay Lighthouse (1909)Verzenay Lighthouse (1909)
 
Old Lime Kiln (1912 - 1913) before restorationOld Lime Kiln (1912 - 1913) before restoration
Old lime Kiln (1912-1913 ) and after restoration nightOld lime Kiln (1912-1913 ) and after restoration night
 
Bandstand (1912)Bandstand (1912)
Former press square of EuropeFormer press square of Europe
 
Mayor of Verzenay (1883)Mayor of Verzenay (1883)
Official Blazon VerzenayOfficial Blazon Verzenay
 
the Lighthouse - Museum of the vine ( © Jean Espirat )the Lighthouse - Museum of the vine ( © Jean Espirat )
Panorama from the esplanade of the lighthouse ( © Jean Espirat )Panorama from the esplanade of the lighthouse ( © Jean Espirat )
  

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WEATHER

Sunday 21 September
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Min. 10°C - Max. 20°C
Monday 22 September
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Min. 7°C - Max. 18°C
Tuesday 23 September
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantRelais de Sillery  
8.9
Sillery
Relais de Sillery restaurant welcomes you in a former Post Office. In the countryside, on the banks of the River Vesle, you will appreciate the warm and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy traditional...
Located 4.4 km from Verzenay42 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau de Rilly  
8.7
  SPECIAL OFFER
Rilly-la-Montagne
BALLAD COUNTRY - After crisscrossing the Parc Naturel Régional de la Montagne of Reims, appetite is felt. Make a delicious meal in the gourmet restaurant Château de Rilly located near...
Located 7.2 km from Verzenay41 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Reims Est Taissy  
9
  SPECIAL OFFER
Taissy
STOP - Looking for a gourmet special place close to the A34? At the heart of the Castle Business Park Taissy and close to the commercial area Cormontreuil, Reims East Campanile restaurant...
Located 8.3 km from Verzenay9 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLe Trilogis (2 à 5 personnes)  
Les Petites-Loges
Your next trip in France will take to you stay in Champagne: Present among the possible accommodations, Le Trilogis offers a very good level of comfort for a reasonable price in a place...
Located 6.3 km from Verzenay55 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsAu cherubin    
8.7
Rilly-la-Montagne
We welcome you to a vineyard, in a typical village of Champagne in a quiet, comfortable rooms where 4, custom reserved for you (sds and wc) -  parking for cars and motorcycles, discover...
Located 7.3 km from Verzenay62 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLa Pélerine    
9.2
Bouzy
A Bouzy Grand Cru Champagne known for its red Bouzy, near Reims, Epernay and Chalons, our 4 rooms welcome you in a pleasant and friendly atmosphere and very friendly.
Located 9.1 km from Verzenay58 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 26 personsGite des Jardins du Moulin  
8.9
Moussy
5 minutes from Epernay, in the heart of the Champagne vineyards, the family-tellier renaudin welcomes you in their apartments duplex, composed of 6 independent cottages each accommodating...
Located 23 km from Verzenay450 € per week 
House for 8 personsGîte Millésime et une nuit  
9.3
Villers-sous-Châtillon
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 26 km from Verzenay620 € per week 
House for 8 personsLe Petit Moulin
Prouilly
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 27 km from Verzenay420 € per week 

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HOTELS

L'Escale - Hotel in VerzenayL'Escale     
7.6
Prunay
Located near the Reims-Prunay Airfield, this hotel features views of the airfield and airstrips. At the foot of the Montagne de Reims, L'Escale offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi....
Located 5.4 km from VerzenayRoom from 52 €
Chateau De Rilly - Hotel in VerzenayChateau De Rilly    
8.8
Rilly-la-Montagne
This hotel with a wine cellar is set in a garden in the heart of the vineyards of Champagne. It has a sauna and a spa bath and is 650 metres from Rilly-la-Montagne SNCF Train Station...
Located 7.3 km from VerzenayRoom from 135 €
Premiere Classe Reims Est - Taissy - Hotel in VerzenayPremiere Classe Reims Est - Taissy    
6.5
Taissy
Located in Taissy, with the exhibition centre 5km away and a 7-minute drive from the centre of Reims, Premiere Classe Reims Est – Taissy has simple rooms and free Wi-Fi access. Each...
Located 8.2 km from VerzenayRoom from 26 €

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Suite Novotel Reims Centre
Suite Novotel is located in the heart of Reims, a 5-minute walk from the train station. It offers en suite accommodation, a fitness room and free Wi-Fi....
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