Grand Hotel Continental
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- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Hotel Continental Reims
Wonderful hotel, wonderful location. We are delighted to be in this place.
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Travel Blogs from Reims
We had brief delays on the French trains. Never have had that in other countries...interesting. It was trying to make up time and the whistle blew while Tommy was still hoisting the big bag on! Made it up from the Loire Valley to the route de la Champagne and Reims. Fantastic hotel right on the pedestrian area (similar the the rambles in Barcelona …
... to pull of 2700km. On average 45km/day. Together with a Belgian couple, we did about 28Km. At 5pm we celebrated our accomplishment with a beer before Gregory said goodbye to proceed to do another 25km. What a courageous man! In the evening we were spoiled in a B&B by Justine. And her parents. It was a good day, although my body will have to recover tonight. According Justine's father My body will need another 12 days to get completely adjusted. By that time, I'll be back ...
... each had its own story.
We learnt all about the appellation of the wines from regional all the way up to Premier Crus and the really top flight wines, the Grands Crus. The Crus varieties have nothing to do with fermenting processes or the skill of a winemaker but it has everything to do with the plot of land the grapes come from. Since 1936 certain areas have been named as being the best land to cultivate grapes on. Grapes from ...
... everyone wanted a car and we had to try 4 different hire car companies. The first night we had dinner in town. Found a nice wine bar and then went on to a restaurant in the pedestrian area. Ben wanted to have frogs legs but unfortunately they had run out so he had to settle for an entre of snails which we shared.
So I woke up on my birthday in Reims and the first thing we did was visit Taittinger ...
... a lot of waste! We saw machines that would cork the bottles and one that would put 6 twists in the metal part with one turn of the handle. They had a whole room that was dedicated to how corks are made. After 30 years, they can harvest the bark from the cork tree, and then they can harvest every 9 years after that. She said that some places are harvesting every 7 years now because of the fires in Portugal which destroyed a lot of the cork trees. For ...