Tag Archives: Vallee de la Marne

Le Tour de France – Stage Five

Champagne For Everyone There is more to the region than bubbly, with great cities built up on the wealth of the world’s favourite celebratory drink. The champers capital Reims, it’s smaller cousin Épernay and nearby Troyes are all must sees, as are the Champagne routes with their beguiling scenery, interesting villages and of course their mega […]

France Part Eight, Le Fin – Champagne!!

It would be a fair reflection to say that Hautvillers was shut for the day! We were doing the Vallée de la Marne Champagne route and this village was described as one of the region’s prettiest. Indeed it was, but it was also pretty much asleep. The general store, cafe, restaurant, art gallery, tourist office, […]