Liven up your holidays!

Verzenay

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Marne

Verzenay - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Marne
9.0
7

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.

Geographical information

MunicipalityVerzenay
Postcode51360
Tourism label
Latitude49.1598420 (N 49° 9’ 35”)
Longitude4.1460800 (E 4° 8’ 46”)
Surface area10.62 km²
Population1055 inhabitants
Density99 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChâlons-en-Champagne (33 km, 30 min)
Insee code51613
IntercommunalityCC Vesle et Coteaux de la Montagne de Reims
DepartmentMarne
RegionChampagne-Ardenne

Nearest cities & towns

Verzy2.6 km (6 min)
Mailly-Champagne3.1 km (6 min)
Beaumont-sur-Vesle4.9 km (6 min)
Prunay5.5 km (8 min)
Ludes5.5 km (12 min)
Villers-Marmery5.8 km (9 min)
Sillery6.1 km (10 min)
Puisieulx7.5 km (11 min)
Chigny-les-Roses8.4 km (13 min)
Taissy9.3 km (13 min)
Val-de-Vesle9.4 km (13 min)
Ville-en-Selve9.5 km (18 min)
Rilly-la-Montagne9.7 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

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 festivities

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.

Photos

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

Weather

Monday 31 august
Min. 18°C - Max. 31°C
Day
Night
Tuesday 1 september
Min. 11°C - Max. 19°C
Day
Night
Wednesday 2 september
Min. 8°C - Max. 20°C
Day
Night

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canoe kayak on the Marne
Sports sensations12 € to 26 € Tours-sur-Marne (12.9 km)
Lacourte Guillemart champagne tasting
Local flavours0 € to 6 € Écueil (14.3 km)
Guided eco-tour of the Aÿ-Champagne vineyard
Local flavours35 € Ay (15.5 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pâquis Loop
HikeEasy2h30Vouziers (48 km)
Sorcy Wood
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h30Écordal (52 km)
Hidden Treasures
HikeEasy1h30Château-Thierry (56 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels