Sharing a border with Belgium, Champagne-Ardenne is adorned with contrasting, rural landscapes. It is a region very much appreciated by those who love hiking, peace and quiet. It also has a rich cultural heritage, as well as many vineyards to discover during a stay in a holiday rental in Champagne-Ardenne.
Champagne-Ardenne: a blend of historical heritage and specialities
Champagne-Ardenne, which now belongs to the Grand Est region, is a hilly region with a rich historical heritage. By choosing a holiday rental in Champagne-Ardenne, you can enjoy a stay amongst forests and vast plains, fields and vineyards. It also serves as the cradle of the sparkling wine of the same name and will bewitch all lovers of this nectar of the gods. Between Belgium and Burgundy, Champagne-Ardenne is divided into four departments: Ardennes, Marne, Aube and Haute-Marne. From Charleville-Mezieres to Chaumont, from Nogent-sur-Seine to Saint-Dizier, let yourself be charmed by the flowery villages, towns of art and history and cities of character that punctuate the region.
During your stay in a holiday rental in Champagne-Ardenne, plan to visit the fortified town of Rocroi, Vignory with its Romanesque church, Sainte-Menehould with its magnificent town hall or Montsaugeon with its bourgeois houses. But Champagne-Ardenne also boasts six towns classified as art and history sites: take a plunge into the era of the coronation of the kings of France by walking around the cathedral of Reims and discover the largest fortified castle in Europe in Sedan! Pretty classy, isn’t it? As for the city of Troyes, it is home to beautiful half-timbered houses and a Gothic basilica. The region is much admired for its flower-filled towns, and travellers always take great pleasure in following the route of the 4 flowers, which takes them through 15 villages.
As far as culinary specialities are concerned, Champagne-Ardenne knows exactly how to be enjoyed! Andouillettes from Troyes will go very well with your champagne, while hams from Reims and the Ardennes will convince you beyond all doubt. Why don't you bring back a few cheeses from your holiday rental in Champagne-Ardenne? All you have to do is close your eyes while tasting your Langres, Chaource or Soumaintrain to find yourself back in the land of champagne.
A wide range of activities close to your holiday rental in Champagne-Ardenne
A land of meetings and friendliness, Champagne-Ardenne offers a host of activities for those travelling with their family, alone, as a couple or with friends.
A visit to the vineyards is obviously one of the most essential attractions. Climb aboard the little train of the Champagne vineyards and discover the Reims mountains and the village of Chamery. Do you like nice rides? Think about renting bikes near your holiday rental in Champagne-Ardenne to visit the surroundings of Epernay. The Orient Forest Regional Natural Park will also delight hikers with its three lakes and beaches.
Looking for thrills? Opt for a parachute jump in Brienne-le-Chateau for a few minutes of pure adrenaline and magnificent panoramas. You can also fly over the Champagne region in a hot-air balloon, and bungee jump from the top of the Reims Viaduct! A driving course in the heart of nature will put stars in the eyes of speed enthusiasts.
Would you prefer more relaxing activities? Take a donkey ride around the Lac du Der. The city of Reims also offers a flower-filled golf course, suitable for beginners and experienced players alike.
But choosing a holiday rental in Champagne-Ardenne is also choosing to go to a land of art and culture, where you can discover many trades of yesteryear. Visit the Maison de la Vannerie in Fayl-Billot and the Ronde des Feux in Aube. The Ecordal Colour Mill is also worth a visit, while the Bayel crystal factory will appeal to all those who are passionate about traditional skills. The region is not to be outdone when it comes to monuments: discover the magnificent Verzenay lighthouse, the fresco in the church of Saint-Martin de Mœurs and the Maison du Dauphin in Troyes.
Epernay: your holiday rental Champagne-Ardenne
If Vacanceole chose to settle in Epernay, it's not for no reason! Your holiday rental in Champagne-Ardenne is ideally located between Reims and Chalons-en-Champagne, and you will have plenty of time to visit the champagne region, the ultimate in sparkling drinks.
The residence Les Demeures Champenoises, situated 25 minutes from Reims, is indeed close to several monuments listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This majestic building is located in the heart of the ancient cavalry barracks of Epernay. You can take advantage of the privileged location of your holiday rental in Champagne-Ardenne to tour the champagne cellars and refine your palate with numerous tastings. Depending on the number of people accompanying you, you can choose between apartments, studios and duplexes.
For even more comfort, choose the apartments of the residence Les Demeures Champenoises Confort***. In this holiday rental in Champagne-Ardenne, in Epernay, you can come and stay with your whole family: even pets are welcome! The studios and apartments, which can accommodate from 2 to 4 people, are fully equipped to guarantee you a peaceful stay in comfortable accommodation. Due to its location and services (bar, meeting room...), the residence is ideal for a city-trip, a wine tasting stay or a business trip.
Want to combine pleasure and ecology? Let yourself be tempted by an eco-friendly stay in Champagne-Ardenne to pick up some good habits to reproduce at home. The Vacanceole Group is committed to a CSR approach and has put in place, in each of its residences, a number of eco-actions that will enable you to participate, at your own level, in the protection of the planet. A responsible holiday spent drinking champagne and saving the environment, what more could you ask for?