Well I wonder who hasn’t heard of Champagne!! It is no coincidence that this area is called Champagne-Ardenne for the famous bubbly was named after this region, the home of Champagne. In fact one of the things ardent wine lovers can do here on their holiday or vacation rental is take a trip along the Champagne tourist trail and get a real feel for this fine wine. Get a sense of the history of the champagne grape and how it built up its awesome reputation producing the wine for all sorts of prestigious occasion.
The countryside in Champagne-Ardenne is ideal for the enjoyment of all the family on a vacation or holiday rental. There are soft, rolling hills and huge patches of green with great, lush forests and the River Meuse running through the middle of it. All this makes for a great holiday rental adventure with a choice of so many outdoor activities to undertake. Visit the Foret d’Orient Natural Parc and enjoy walking through trees and listening to the soft rustle of small animals and birds in the undergrowth. See huge lakes hidden away in unspoilt woodland and just enjoy the stillness and smell of this wonderful, natural setting.
Or you can enjoy the sights, tastes and smells of cosmopolitan France. Visit Reims in all its splendour with the gothic Cathedrale Notre Dame that has stood the test of time and witnessed many a coronation throughout the ages – but it is just one of many intriguing and fascinating old buildings that have their home in Reims. This is also the centre of champagne tasting country and you will have plenty of chances to taste the local plonk! Another not-to-miss place just an hour away is Epernay with its stunning architecture and fabulous champagne houses. Some of the major names are here and you can go on fascinating tours of simply enormous underground cellars.
This region has everything for your holiday or vacation rental from the delights of water sports and lush countryside to the majesty of old French architecture – oh yes and not a little champagne too!
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