Weekend with friends in Epernay: top activities
Have you chosen the Champagne capital for your next getaway with friends? What a great idea! From leisure activities to interactive museum visits, cruises through the vineyards or sparkling wine tastings, here’s a selection of exciting activities to liven up a weekend with friends, an bachelorette party or an bachelor party in Epernay!
Wine tasting in the vineyards aboard Marie-Antoinette's Impériale
Immerse yourself in the Champagne vineyards aboard l’Impériale de Marie-Antoinette, an extraordinary bus offering cruises departing from Epernay! Whether you’re looking for a simple getaway or a themed day out, discover Champagne in an unusual way. At each stop, you’ll be able to enjoy a glass of champagne, with an exceptional panorama of the hillsides listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Multiple tastings at 19 avenue de Champagne
Le 19 avenue de Champagne is both a boutique and a wine bar, where you can discover the emblematic cuvées of a hundred or so committed winemakers all in one place. In the heart of the legendary avenue champenoise, this unique immersive space invites you to taste an incredible selection of champagnes de terroir. Ideal for sharing a convivial moment with friends!
Champagne Wine and Regional Archaeology Museum
Epernay’s cultural highlight, the Musée du Vin de Champagne et d’Archéologie Régionale, is a must-see on your weekend away with friends. The tour unveils the treasures of the museum’s 4 collections: geology, archaeology, Champagne wine, collectors and patrons. Discover at your own pace, depending on your interests, or take a guided tour to make sure you don’t miss a thing. Don’t forget to take a stroll through the museum’s pleasant garden, which is open to the public.
Pressoria, the sensory champagne experience
Another museum, another atmosphere! A few kilometers from Epernay, in the village of Aÿ-Champagne, Pressoria invites you to discover champagne in a fun and inventive way. Here, everything is done to awaken your senses and plunge you into the heart of the birth of the famous champagne bubbles! Let yourself be guided by the tour and the scenography to fully experience this sensory journey with friends, before enjoying a glass of wine on the magnificent panoramic terrace.
Facil-e-Bike, bike rental in Epernay
Want to explore the Champagne vineyards by bike? Facil-e-Bike offers rental bicycles for all levels, with electric or conventional assistance. The little extra that makes all the difference? Bikes can be delivered directly to your accommodation. It’s sure to awaken the cycling-tourist in you!
Riddle rally with Curiocity
Did you love treasure hunts as a child? The good news is that with Curiocity, you can go back to childhood! Discover Epernay in a different way with this unusual mystery rally. During your 1-hour tour, you’ll have plenty of time to discover the mysteries of the Champagne Capital, from its mythical avenue to its most beautiful gardens, via the lively city center.
Vineyard tour with Bubbles Tuk Tuk
Dreaming of a real Champagne immersion? So trust Bubbles Tuk Tuk to take you as close as possible to its riches. Aboard 100% electric, eco-friendly tuktuks, set off from Epernay to the charming villages of Cumières, Aÿ or Hautvillers. Along the way, stop off at partner wineries to discover their expertise and taste their wines!
Cruise aboard the Bateau Champagne Vallée
5 km from Epernay, from the village of Cumières, board the Bateau Champagne Vallée for a cruise through the heart of the vineyards. For a guided cruise, lunch or even dinner, let yourself be lulled by the sound of the water and the paddlewheel. Observe the wildlife and admire the historic hillsides… A perfect activity for a moment of pure relaxation with friends!
Giant bottle tasting of Champagne Vincent Gobert
How about a visit to a cellar like no other? Carine and Vincent Gobert, winemakers in Romery, welcome you to their family home, founded in 1920. They’ll be delighted to show you around their estate and their expertise. Special mention goes to the giant bottle, which promises a memorable tasting experience with a breathtaking view of the surrounding vineyards!