10 Reasons to love Reims

Reims city center
Reims city center

10 Reasons to love Reims

by Mary Del Rosario
Stripes Europe

Known as the unofficial capital of the champagne region, Reims is a striking city that provides French flair, delectable eats, history and of course, sparkling wine. If you’re curious about exploring this area, here are a few reasons to entice you to spend your getaway in this enchanting city. 

  1. There’s a plethora of champagne houses to tour, so you’re spoiled for choice. Veuve Clicquot, Mumm, Tattinger and Ruinart are brands that may sound familiar to you.
  2. It’s the perfect weekend getaway for those who live in Germany.
  3. The city center is buzzing and is full of life, from restaurants to shops.
  4. The gastronomy scene is incredible, which will keep your stomach and palette content.
  5. You’ll feel as if you’re living a life of luxury as Reims is such an upscale city.
  6. The Notre-Dame de Reims is breathtaking and will make it feel as if you were visiting the one in Paris.
  7. Verdun, the small city famous for the World War I Battle of Verdun, is just a short drive away.
  8. Porte de Mars is one of the last-standing Roman ruins that dominates the Place de la République.
  9. For those who love history, Fort de la Pompelle, a fort that was vital in the Franco-Prussian War, is not to be missed.
  10. By the end of your trip, you’ll be a champagne connoisseur!

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