Champagne and Ardenne bed and breakfast accommodationChampagne. The drink and the region are captivating. The drink? Well, there are numerous small Champagne producers around Reims and Epernay to which your b&b hosts will be delighted to introduce you. You will sample dry Champagne made from the Chardonnay grape, fruitier, softer Champagne produced from a combination of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes, and then also the stunning rosé Champagne from the area. Personally, I would avoid the overly marketed, gimmicky Champagne producers such as Moet, Bollinger, Veuve Cliquot, although a visit to their Champagne cellars in Epernay on the Avenue de Champagne is an experience. For a more authentic experience, take the Route Touristique de Champagne and meander through the vineyards, stopping at smaller producers' vineyards where Champagne tasting and sales are offered. If you stay in a b&b amongst the vineyards between Reims and Epernay, you will be in the heart of the action. Reims is just 3 hours from Calais which makes a short break amidst the vineyards of Champagne perfectly possible.
Studio b&b with swimming pool North of Reims in Champagne, France
This independent bed and breakfast studio is ideally situated just a minute from junction 22 of the A34 autoroute south of Charleville-Mezieres and 17kms North of the historic city of Reims in the Champagne region. The accommodation is in a 70m2, 2 level studio adjacent to the owner's 1920s house which is set in extensive gardens in a small village.
Guests will have use of the swimming pool during warmer months and be able to relax in the landscaped gardens. There is also a billiards room for your entertainment. The property enjoys secure, enclosed parking
Charming bed and breakfast between Reims Champagne and Disneyland Paris France
This charming boutique bed and breakfast near Reims, Champagne (30kms to the East) and Disneyland Paris (100kms to the West) is within easy reach of exit 21 of the A4 autoroute and has the Champagne vineyards on the doorstep.
The beautiful family-owned manor house dates back to the 13th century and is situated in its own parkland through which runs a tranquil stream. An 18 hole golf course is literally on the doorstep, making this a perfect destination for a golfing break in France. However, if tennis is more your game then you are sure to take advantage of the tennis court that is on site. If you fancy a leisurely stretch of the legs then why not explore the many footpaths that meander from the village.
There are many opportunities to taste and purchase Champagne in the immediate area and your hosts will be able to advise you on the best places to visit. From near the B&B, follow the Champagne tourist route that meanders through the vineyards and visit local producers. It's a great way to discover some truely delicious Champagne!
The manor house has a wonderfully cosy guest lounge, complete with open log fire in which you may wish to curl up with a good book during the colder evenings. Take advantage of the guests' kitchen area to prepare hot drinks and snacks too. In warmer months, soak up the sun outside on the terrasse overlooking the gardens.
The accommodation has free Wifi internet access and there is plenty of parking space in the grounds of the manor house.
Bed and breakfast near Langres on the southern edge of Champagne France
This fine 18th century manor house offers charming bed and breakfast and evening meals near Langres (30kms to the NW) and exit 7 of the A31 autoroute in the southern Champagne region. Situated in the lovely old village of Pressigny, this charming B&B is perfectly placed for a stopover en route to your ski holiday in northern Switzerland or southern Germany. The village is surrounded by forests and has a medieval castle and old church dating back to the 13th century and there are lots of lovely places to walk or cycle through the forests or on quiet country lanes. Bikes are available at the bed and breakfast.
The manor house has been beautifully renovated to retain original features but includes modern comforts to make your stay an enjoyable one. Relax in front of the fireplace in the living room where you will find books, documentation concerning the touristic activities of the region, and also some parlour games. WiFi internet acces is also available throughout the house and there is a TV with 18 French channels and 6 English channels (Channel 4, Film 4, BBC 1, 2 etc), in the living room and in the bedrooms.
For parents of young children, a high chair and baby bath are available along with a microwave for heating bottles and baby food.
Bed and breakfast on a vineyard estate in the heart of the Champagne vineyards, France
This beautiful, quality B&B near Reims is on a family-run champagne estate in the heart of the vineyards. Just 15 minutes south of Reims, the house is surrounded by parkland and vineyards in the peaceful village of Ludes which is on the Champagne tourist route. A visit to the champagne cellars beneath the property is offered to all guests and it is an experience not to be missed! You'll have the opportunity to taste (for free!) and buy the estate's own champagne which is one of the best champagnes I have ever tasted. The staff here speak excellent English so you won't miss out by not speaking French.
The two guests' salons on the ground floor are thoughtfully provided with tea and coffee-making facilities and there is also a fridge stocked with an 'honesty bar' of bottles and half-bottles of Champagne. If you want to rustle up a light meal there is also a microwave and fridge that you can use. A traditional continental breakfast is served between 08h30 and 09h30 in the elegant dining room overlooking the vineyards. A great way to start your day!
The parking at the Domaine is gated and secure and there is WiFi at the B&B which is fast and free. The nearest restaurant for your evening meal is le Relais de Sillery, a 5-10 minute drive away, or alternatively head into Reims for dinner.
Bed and breakfast in the heart of the Champagne vineyards near Reims France
For a great value bed and breakfast near Epernay and Reims and right in the heart of the Champagne vineyards, this British owned B&B is hard to beat. Described by previous visitors as a home away from home, the renovated former winemaker's home is on the 'Route Touristique de la Champagne' in the quiet little grand cru village of Mailly-Champagne just 15 minutes easy drive from Reims and 25 minutes from Epernay.
Your British host is a delightful person, brimming with useful information and advice about the best places to tour the vineyards, taste and buy Champagne. Plan your day by browsing the selection of guide books that are available in the comfortable guests' salon or sit outside in the flower-filled courtyard and watch village life as it passes by. Enjoy a typical continental breakfast before you head out on your explorations - fresh croissants and bread, sliced cheese and ham, various preserves, orange juice, tea, coffee as well as plenty of fresh fruit.
The guest rooms are all spotless and fresh, tastefully decorated in neutral colours which makes for a very relaxing stay. The beds are super comfortable and the bathrooms modern. Ladies will particularly appreciate the make-up remover wipes and other toiletries that are provided.
For your evening meal, pop down the road to le Relais de Sillery, an excellent restaurant serving great value local specialities. Or you could make the 15 minute trip into Reims and eat at one of the many restaurants in the city
WiFi internet access is available here and there is plenty of on-street parking just outside the B&B
Family friendly bed and breakfast near Epernay in Champagne, France.
This family friendly bed and breakfast near Epernay (20 minutes) in Champagne is a real gem. Nothing is too much trouble for your Kiwi hosts, whether you are on a mere stopover en route to your ski holiday in the French Alps/summer holiday in the south of France or enjoying a longer break in the Champagne region. The beautifully renovated country house is in a tiny little village within easy reach of Epernay and Sezanne from where you can explore the Champagne vineyards - ask your hosts for their recommendations.
Guests have use of the boxwood garden and children are well catered for with swings and a trampoline, or they may enjoy walking to visit the exotic ducks and donkey at the old Abbey or spending time with Liliana or Amelia, your hosts' young children. Bikes for all ages are available for your use, as are a table tennis table, badminton and French boules.
Breakfast and dinner are served in one of the many outdoor areas in the summer and in the cosy dining room in the winter. Breakfast includes delicious local breads and pastries, home-made conserves, home prepared stewed fruit, a selection of cereals, juices and hot beverages including freshly ground coffee, hot chocolate and many different teas. Seasonal additions are made to the breakfast menu depending on availability...tomatoes with freshly picked basil from the garden, fresh boiled eggs from Madam Paris's chickens, homemade muffins or tarts using fruit from the garden...strawberries, cherries, apples, plums or blackberries.
High quality comfortable beds are all made up in 100% cotton bedlinen and generous featherdown duvets and pillows with thick white towels, handtowels and facecloths also provided....rooms are decorated in an artistic and tasteful way with unique brocante finds providing an interesting individual environment for you to relax and enjoy your stay in. Covered parking is available as is free WiFi internet access
Family friendly B&B near Troyes in Southern Champagne, France
This superb family friendly bed and breakfast near Troyes is in a quiet situation in the town of Arcis sur Aube. Being just 3 kms from exit 21 of the A26 autoroute it is ideally placed for a ski stopover en route to the French Alps or to your holiday in the south of France. Troyes is 20 minutes to the South and Reims is an hour to the North.
The B&B which dates back to the late 1890s is in a wonderfully quiet situation in the town, surrounded by a hectare of wooded parkland which you are welcome to explore after your journey. Or you may just wish to collapse into a comfortable sofa in the guests' salon and read a good book. Families are welcome here and all guest rooms are properly sound insulated so your youngsters don't risk disturbing other guests.
There is plenty of secure parking here and there is free WiFi throughout the B&B. At weekends, breakfast is served until 10h30 so you can enjoy a well-earned lie-in! For your evening meal, there are plenty of restaurants locally.
The Champagne region is a superb stopover destination if you are driving down from Calais to your holiday in the South of France. The A26 autoroute passes close to Reims and guest house b&b accommodation in this area is plentiful. Many b&bs offer evening meals and Champagne tastings to their guests. Make sure you book dinner in advance. It is also worth noting that the b&bs that we work with near Reims in Champagne are also within easy reach of Disneyland Paris and the city of Paris itself. Worth considering for a short break in France. The Champagne region is also a good destination for a golfing short break in France or for a cycling holiday amongst the Champagne vineyards.
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