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Sparkling like Champagne Panorama Route

Reims - Epernay - Sezanne

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Sparkling like Champagne Panorama Route ACTIVATE MAP Stages2 km145 h/stage1.9

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Sparkling like Champagne Panorama Route in France?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 45EUR drive & more 25EUR sleep & more 77EUR eat & more 96EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 198EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 243EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 63EUR drive & more 25EUR sleep & more 132EUR eat & more 144EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 301EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 364EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 126EUR drive & more 38EUR sleep & more 209EUR eat & more 192EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 439EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 565EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 225EUR drive & more 38EUR sleep & more 55EUR eat & more 96EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 189EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 414EUR
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Sparkling like Champagne Panorama Route Itinerary

The Sparkling like Champagne Panorama Route is a 145 km road trip through the beautiful French countryside, beginning in Reims and ending in Sezanne. This route takes you through the famous town of Epernay, known for its champagne production, and offers stunning views of the French countryside. The best time of year to take the trip is during the summer months, when the roads are in excellent condition and the scenery is at its most beautiful. Though the roads can be narrow in places, they are generally well maintained, making this road trip suitable for all drivers. Experience the beautiful French countryside and make lasting memories without breaking the bank - the Sparkling like Champagne Panorama Route is the perfect way to get away from it all.
number of days 1 number of days
route length 145 km route length
budget fair budget
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traffic direction on the right traffic direction
accident level low accident level

START Reims

Distance 145 km Driving time 3.7 h Pace: slow 33.3 kWh Airports XCR , XCZ
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Reims, in the region of Grand Est in France, is the perfect starting point to the road trip named "Sparkling like Champagne Panorama Route". It is a beautiful city, full of history and attractions. Reims Cathedral is a must-see, with its stunning Gothic architecture and magnificent stained glass windows. Other attractions include the Palais du Tau, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the Abbey of Saint-Remi. Reims is also home to many of the famous Champagne Houses, which offer tours and tastings. For those traveling by air, the closest international airport is the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris (IATA code CDG). From there, it is an easy drive to Reims, taking about 75 minutes. There are several car rental companies at the airport, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, and Sixt. Reims is the ideal starting point for a road trip through the Champagne region. With its rich culture, stunning architecture, and world-famous Champagne houses, Reims is a great destination to begin a memorable journey.

1 Reims - Epernay

Distance 75 km Driving time 2.0 h Pace: slow 17.4 kWh View map Itinerary
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Kick off your road trip with a scenic drive from Reims to Epernay, a journey of only 75km that can be completed in less than two hours. This route takes you through the beautiful villages of Verzy, where you can admire the stunning chateaux, lush vineyards and rolling hills. There are plenty of historical sites to explore along the way, including the ancient churches and the remains of the old fortifications. The roads are narrow in sections, so be sure to keep your eyes on the road. As you drive, you'll be surrounded by the stunning views of the French countryside. There are plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the views, so be sure to keep your camera handy. When you reach Epernay, you'll find plenty of attractions to explore, including the famous Champagne Avenue. For more information on attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check the Itinerary of this stage.

2 Epernay - Sezanne

Distance 69 km Driving time 1.8 h Pace: slow 15.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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Start your road trip in Epernay, France, and explore the picturesque countryside of the Champagne region. Drive through the beautiful village of Vertus, with its vineyards and rolling hills. Then, take a scenic drive to Sezanne, a charming town with an impressive chateau. Along the way, you'll pass through stunning countryside, with narrow roads and plenty of opportunities to take in the views. With a total distance of 69km and a driving time of less than 2 hours, this is a great way to explore the area. Stop off in Vertus for a delightful lunch in a local restaurant, or take a stroll through the cobbled streets. In Sezanne, explore the magnificent chateau and take in the sights of the town's historic centre. With so much to see and do, this is a great stage of your road trip. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, check the Itinerary of this stage.

  Sezanne

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Sezanne, a charming town in the north of France, is the end of the "Sparkling like Champagne Panorama Route" road trip. On this route, travelers get to experience the beauty of the French countryside, from rolling hills to vineyards, and can enjoy the views of the Marne River valley. In Sezanne, there is plenty to explore. The town is home to the impressive Château de Sezanne, a 16th-century castle with a rich history that is open to visitors. There are also several churches, including the Gothic-style Eglise Saint-Sulpice and the Eglise Notre-Dame des Ardilliers, with its striking stained glass windows. For a taste of local culture, visitors can explore the town's many small shops and cafes, or try the local delicacies like the famous Sezanne-style macaroons. For outdoor lovers, the area has great walking and cycling routes, including the Canal du Loing, a picturesque canal that passes through the town. The nearest international airport to Sezanne is Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), located about 90 miles away in Paris. From there, travelers can rent a car and continue the journey on the "Sparkling like Champagne Panorama Route" and enjoy the scenery of the French countryside as they make their way to Sezanne.

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Facts for safer driving in France

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 50 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 90 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 130 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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