Why you should book a private Champagne tour
Booking a private Champagne tour instead of a group tour?
Booking a private Champagne tour from Paris with Best of France Tours will guarantee you a wonderful experience for several reasons:
- Personalized Experience: Your private Champagne tour is tailored to your specific preferences and needs. The tour will be designed to match your interests, timeline, and pace, providing a unique and personalized experience.
- Exclusive Access: With a private Champagne tour, you can gain access to exclusive areas and wineries that are not available to the public. This can give you a chance to explore hidden gems and taste rare Champagnes that are not available elsewhere.
- Champagne Local Expert Guide: Private tours often come with a knowledgeable and experienced guide who can provide insider information, answer your questions, and make the experience more engaging and informative. Philippe the owner of the company is originally from the Champagne region, where he lived half of his life. Thanks to his connections, we developed a great network of small Champagne growers who are always enthusiast and happy to receive new clients to show they Champagne cellars and for great tasting experiences.
- A professional driver & luxury transportation. Having a reliable driver during your Champagne wine tasting is crucial for several reasons.
- For your safety : It goes without saying that drinking and driving is never a good idea. Having a reliable driver who knows the region ensures that you and your group can enjoy your champagne tastings without worrying about getting behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol.
- Legal Considerations: In many countries, including France, the legal limit for blood alcohol concentration while driving is very low. Having a designated driver can help you avoid legal complications and hefty fines.
- Comfort: Champagne tastings can be a leisurely and enjoyable experience. Having a driver means that you can fully relax and enjoy the experience without worrying about navigating unfamiliar roads, finding parking, or dealing with traffic.
- Knowledge of the Area: A reliable driver who is knowledgeable about the area can help you get to the wineries and vineyards without getting lost or wasting time. They can also suggest additional stops or offer local insights to make your experience even more enjoyable.
- Convenience: Having a driver allows you to focus solely on the wine tasting experience. You won't have to worry about coordinating transportation, finding a designated driver within your group, or worrying about who will be driving home.
- Having a reliable driver during your Champagne wine tasting is important for safety, legal compliance, comfort, and convenience. It allows you to fully enjoy the experience without any worries or distractions.
- Intimacy: Private champagne tours are usually designed for small groups, which can provide a more intimate and comfortable atmosphere. This can be a great opportunity to connect with friends or family, or to meet new people who share your interests.
- Celebratory Occasions: Champagne is often associated with celebrations, and a private champagne tour can be a great way to mark a special occasion such as a birthday, anniversary, or proposal. Your private Champagne tour will provide a luxurious and memorable experience that allows you to fully immerse yourself in the culture and history of Champagne.
I would like to book a Champagne tour with you guys but would prefer to take the train from Paris to the Champagne area instead of having a driver, do you think it is a good idea ?
While it is possible to take the train from Paris to visit some of the Champagne region's famous wineries, there are several reasons why this may not be the best option for a champagne tour:
- Limited Access: Many of the best champagne wineries and vineyards in the Champagne region are located in remote areas that are not easily accessible by public transportation. Taking the train may limit your options and make it difficult to visit some of the more exclusive wineries.
- Time Constraints: The train schedule may not always be convenient, and you may be limited in terms of the amount of time you can spend at each winery. This can make it difficult to fully appreciate and savor the experience. Private Champagne trips with a driver offer more flexibility in terms of timing and itinerary. You can choose when and where to start the tour, how long to stay at each location, and adjust the itinerary as needed.
- Strikes: in 2023, there is a high risk that strikes will occur in France, including strikes that may affect train travel due to the French government's efforts to reform the country's pension system.
- Difficulty Carrying Wine: Champagne is often sold in bottles, which can be cumbersome to carry around if you are taking the train. You may need to purchase special packaging to ensure that the bottles don't break during transport, which can be an added expense and hassle.
- Missing Out on the Scenery: The Champagne region is renowned for its beautiful scenery, which you may miss out on if you are traveling by train. Having a private car and driver allows you to take in the stunning landscapes and enjoy the journey as well as the destination.
- Comfort and Convenience: Taking the train can be tiring, especially if you have to change trains or carry heavy packages (Champagne bottles are heavy!). Having a private car and driver allows you to sit back and relax, while enjoying the comfort and convenience of having your own dedicated transportation.
While it is possible to take the train from Paris to visit the Champagne region, it may not be the best option for a champagne tour. A private car and driver provide more flexibility, comfort, and access to some of the region's best wineries and vineyards, allowing you to fully savor the experience.