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Panoramic Tour

Oenological and landscape getaway in Champagne

Dive headfirst into some remarkable landscapes!

Looking for a change of scenery? Set off to discover exceptional landscapes, places off the beaten track to admire, stroll around, picnic and simply enjoy… Places to discover on foot, by car or by bike. Eight viewpoints offering visitors an exceptional panorama of the hillsides and revealing a few secrets about Champagne.

 

HAUTVILLERS “Dom Pierre Pérignon”

Rue de Cumières

GPS : 49°04’39.0″N 3°56’25.9″E

Discover a panoramic view of the Marne Valley and Hautvillers, the birthplace of Champagne, with Epernay in the background. Take photos of yourself and discover Dom Pierre Pérignon’s influence on champagne-making.

CHAMPILLON “Bellevue”

Rue de la République

GPS : 49°05’27.2″N 3°58’29.8″E

This typical hillside village enjoys an exceptional location.

On site, enjoy a flute (to take away) facing an amphitheatre of vines. When night falls, you can admire the lights of the surrounding villages in the background.

DIZY “Le vignoble”

Départementale D251

GPS : 49°04’40.2″N 3°58’40.2″E

Between Champillon and Dizy, the viewpoint is the perfect place to stop for a picnic in the middle of a sea of vines. Take the road back towards Dizy, then pass through Aÿ-Champagne, visit Pressoria (Champagne Interpretation Centre) and head back towards Mareuil-sur-Aÿ.

MAREUIL-SUR-AY “Coteaux du Gruguet”

Notre-Dame du Gruguet

GPS : 49°02’44.2″N 4°02’37.9″E

Climb up to the site of Notre Dame du Gruguet (a statue erected by the villagers in recognition of the miracle that prevented the destruction of the village during the 2nd World War) for a breathtaking 360° view of the Champagne region.

MUTIGNY “Village perché”

En haut de la Rue de la Côte de Mai

GPS : 49°03’56.4″N 4°01’25.5″E

Hidden away at the top of the village, this viewpoint, specially designed for children, also allows parents to take a well-earned break on deckchairs before discovering the “winegrower’s trail”.

VAL DE LIVRE “La Goutte d’Or”

Le long de la D34 en direction de Bouzy

GPS : 49°05’28.1″N 4°07’10.3″E

Situated on the edge of the D34, this viewpoint provides a better understanding of how the vineyard plays on the landscape (the relief) to capture the sun and water.

BOUZY “La confrérie des Echevins”

En lisière de foret (en haut du chemin rural du Nonicart)

GPS : 49°05’52.8″N 4°08’35.2″E

Particularly well known for its red wine. Bouzy rouge” is a still wine and certainly the most northerly red wine in France. Once you reach the viewpoint, the panorama opens up over the hillsides of the valley in the distance.

AMBONNAY “Déjeuner sur l’herbe”

Chemin du Clos

GPS : 49°05’24.6″N 4°09’28.8″E

The final stage of the tour, the site is an inverted viewpoint from bottom to top. Here you’ll find information on the importance of sustainable development in current vineyard practices.

The Panoramic Tour can be visited à la carte. The total duration of the tour is estimated at 4 hours, covering a distance of 40km and taking in 8 exceptional panoramas.

It’s also possible to put together your own itinerary as you wish, with the comfort and interpretation furniture inviting you to relax and contemplate.

QR codes are available to help visitors discover the surrounding area.

 

 

Come and enjoy a large-format immersive experience in complete freedom!

A free tour for all the family.

Photo credit: Benoist Laroche

 

 

An exhibition by Benoist Laroche – “From the landscape to the cellar” – can be seen from today on the Panoramic Tour.
Visit the viewpoints of Hautvillers, Aÿ-Champagne, Val de Livre and Dizy to discover it.