The Champagne heritage: unique in its kind
Nothing like a cultural visit to discover Epernay in a new light! The museums and monuments in and around the city tell the story of the history and heritage of the Champagne region.
Museums are living spaces of sharing and knowledge, and are an ideal gateway to discover our excellent destination. Starting with the Champagne Wine and Archaeology Museum of Épernay, one of the cultural treasures of the city. Located in the Château Perrier, in the heart of the mythical avenue de Champagne, it houses the second most important national archaeology collection and a remarkable heritage on the history of champagne. Another museum not to be missed in Epernay and its villages, in Aÿ-Champagne: Pressoria. Unique in its kind, the new Centre d’Interprétation Sensorielle des Vins de Champagne invites you to live a unique sensory journey.
Discover our key monuments
For a stay placed under the sign of cultural tourism, also take advantage of it to visit or admire the key monuments of Epernay. Private mansions on the Avenue de Champagne, the Saint-Martin portal (one of the oldest monuments), the town hall and its park classified as a Jardin Remarquable the Champagne de Castellane buildings… all these places are worth a visit for their historical, artistic or architectural interest.
The villages around Epernay are also full of treasures, such as the Saint-Pierre d’Hautvillers abbey or the neolithic cave of the Butte de Saran.