A couple's weekend in Epernay: top activities
Make your other half’s eyes sparkle for an unforgettable weekend in the Champagne Capital! Refinement, well-being, elegance, generosity… Epernay is the perfect setting for a romantic getaway. A mythical destination in the heart of an ocean of vines, ideal for celebrating a special moment in your relationship, or simply for a romantic getaway. Here’s a selection of irresistibly charming activities!
My Vintage Tour Company's Sunset Champagne Tour
What could be more romantic than a sunset stroll? The Sunset Champagne Tour is My Vintage Tour Company’s idea for lovers. Departing from Epernay, climb aboard the iconic Estafette Alouette Renault and discover the Champagne vineyards. For 2 hours, you’ll learn more about the region’s history and winemaking expertise, before enjoying a magical moment as the sun sets. A dream setting to toast your love amidst an ocean of vines!
Panoramic flight in the tethered balloon
Come aboard the tethered balloon and take your other half to 7th heaven… or almost! Squeezed into the heart of the gondola at a height of 150 meters, you’ll be able to enjoy a 360° panoramic view with your head in the clouds. Take a bird’s eye view of the famous avenue de Champagne and its magnificent private mansions, and discover the prestigious hillsides listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site… A gentle yet spectacular attraction that invites you to share a unique moment, with a glass of champagne if you wish!
River shuttle and gourmet break at C la Nautique
Sail along the banks of the Marne as a couple, peaceful and refreshing, thanks to the river shuttle! Every Saturday, in the morning and afternoon, Epernay offers you a 1h30 walk along the water, starting from the Société Nautique. Before or after your stroll, take a seat on the waterside terrace of the C la Nautique champagne bar. A charming place, ideal for a relaxing romantic break, where you can discover and taste a fine selection of champagnes from winemakers and producers.
Tasting at Cellier Belle Epoque - Perrier-Jouët
Push open the door of Le Cellier Belle Époque and enjoy an exceptional interlude in the heart of the legendary Avenue de Champagne! Enchanting and poetic, the champagne bar of the Maison Perrier Jouët is a veritable living space where you can enjoy the art of living à la champenoise in total intimacy. In fine weather, you can enjoy the absolute peace and quiet of the outdoor terrace. You’ll be able to savor delicate dishes in harmony with the different cuvées from this great house.
Imagine yourself with your other half, hair blowing in the wind, sailing along the water, a glass of champagne in hand… A picture worthy of a romantic screenplay! And yet, nothing is more real than the private cruise of Bullet 1927. Climb aboard the superb vintage launch and experience a unique boat ride! A rare, magical moment to share as a couple, accompanied by a tasting of great vintages and Champagne gastronomy. The cruise can be complemented by a visit to the cellars on request.
Champagne Wine and Regional Archaeology Museum
Magnificent in the setting of Château Perrier, the Musée du Vin de Champagne et d’Archéologie Régionale houses priceless collections and temporary exhibitions. Geology, archaeology, Champagne wine, collectors and patrons… Take the time to discover each universe of this place with its hushed, timeless atmosphere. And don’t hesitate to stroll through the museum grounds, which have been completely refurbished in the spirit of a picturesque English garden, perfect for a bucolic picnic!
Pressoria, the sensory champagne experience
If you’re keen to learn more about champagne, then be sure to visit Pressoria! Nestled in the heart of the village of Aÿ-Champagne, 10 minutes from Epernay, this interactive museum is designed to awaken your senses and help you discover the secrets of the king of wines. Let yourself be guided by the journey and the exceptional scenography to fully experience this sensory journey for lovers, before enjoying a glass of wine on the magnificent panoramic terrace!
Duo massage at Bulléo
Treat your loved ones to a moment of pure relaxation at Bulléo, the aquatic and sports center! The establishment offers a range of treatments in its wellness area, which was completely redesigned in 2021, starting with delicious duo massages. If you wish, before or after your treatment, you can also access the aquatic area and fitness center.
Les Ailes Sparnaciennes
For thrill-seekers, take to the skies with Les Ailes Sparnaciennes! Just 10 km from the town center, the Aéroclub d’Epernay-Plivot offers you the chance to enjoy a romantic first flight. Aboard a tourist airplane, you’ll see the Champagne region’s wonderful landscapes pass beneath your wings, from the Marne valley to the agricultural plains and historic hillsides. And weather permitting, you’ll have the chance to be in the driver’s seat!
Tasting in the giant bottle of Champagne Vincent Gobert
Are you dreaming of a breathtaking setting for an unforgettable tasting experience for two? Head for Romery, 15 minutes from Epernay, where Carine and Vincent Gobert open the doors of their winery. They’ll be delighted to talk to you about their craft and know-how, before leading you to the giant bottle, their tasting room like no other. Perched above an ocean of vines, enjoy delicious bubbles with an extraordinary panorama of the vineyards!
Champagne Cuillier & its hot-air balloons
Who hasn’t dreamed of soaring through the air to contemplate the beauty of a landscape? This is undoubtedly why Patrick Cuillier, winemaker and hot-air balloon pilot, wanted to offer a hot-air balloon flight over his vineyard. Join him for an incredible experience. The perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day or a wedding anniversary!