Hotel Ibis Epernay Centre Ville
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Yes, I recommend this hotel. Epernay is smaller than Reims, and a good choice for people that wants to visit the Parc Naturel des Montagnes de Reims, a region that deserves a visit in Champagne.
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... think of making you pay to park and eat lunch.
When not shopping, I have been scrubbing boat decks. One half of the boat is done now, side walking deck and the white top deck. One can do the side deck mostly with a scrub brush on a handle, but the top has to be done by hand, with scrub brush and cloth. Exhausting, but looks good when finished. Sunday-Monday should finish of the other side and then, if the weather returns to sunny as promised, I can ...
... some context a little later in today's story! Speaking of blends, after our tasting, we went to the Abbey of Dom Perignon - the first to ever blend grapes to create a champagne. We also saw the tiny little church in Hautvillers and took a short walk through the vineyards, where Céline explained the different terroirs and how the soil affects the grapes. Our last stop with Céline was at her friend's boutique champagne house, ...
... free champagnes at the tourist office and peek at the majestic Chateau Perrier, Hotel de Ville and Eglise Notre-Dame. We didn't tour the cellars this time, as we did both Mercier and Moët and Chandon the first time we were here.
This trip we opted instead for tasting champagnes in a wonderful little wine bar, C Comme, where the downstairs cellar ...
... a little taste of the goods! We also licked the steam off the merchandise for sale but decided to call it a day.
In the sweltering heat outside we had a wander in Epernay, a lovely little town but lunch beckoned and we stumbled on our best meal so far at Le Chapon Fin (the last capon) which made our day complete.
Back in Reims we had one final look at the Cathedral as we sat in a cafe outside for the evening - not a bad view!
... it was quite fascinating and took us on an underground tour of their cellars. The cellars are particularly impressive as they total around 25 kilometres! As expected the tour finished with a lovely champagne tasting.
We feel that France is quite similar to England; so many tourists just visit the capital city in the country but rarely go elsewhere. Personally we don’t think ...