1 Champagne-tasting at Épernay or Reims

Taste vintage bubbly in the atmospheric cellars of world-famous sparkling wine emporia.

2 Troyes

Delightful medieval town with historic churches and fascinating museums, from an old apothecary to a personal collection of modern art.

3 Colombey-les-Deux-Églises

Find out more about the man who said “No” to British membership of the Common Market – Général de Gaulle – in this charming house museum.

4 Langres

Walk around the impressive fortified walls and towers of the town where the French philosopher Diderot was born.

5 The Ardennes

Explore the spectacular scenery and forested hills of the rugged Meuse river valley.

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