Region
in Champagne, Verdun, Burgundy & Paris
Wine Tasting
Heritage & History

Explore the North-East of France and jump into French wines & History !

Starting in Reims, capital of the Champagne region, you will learn many stories including Joan of Arc, Marie-Antoinette and a famous widow...Clicquot.

A private guide will make the World War 1 alive for you to get a comprehensive overview of the Verdun battlefields. You will bike and taste in Burgundy and end this journey in Paris. 

 

 

Includes

12 nights 3 in a Boutique-Hotel in Paris and 9 nights in B&Bs that we all personally selected for you
A rental car with automatic transmission & full insurance coverage, for 10 days
A «Table d’Hôtes» dinner, with your Hosts and fellow travelers
The assurance that you can contact us at any time, for any reason, while you're in France
A guidebook made for you and all road maps with recommended itineraries, activities & visits
FJFY App all your trip, contacts, GPS destinations, weather… in your smartphone
5.0
Teresa & Garry
Laura and Emilie started working with us to develop a trip in July of 2020, but the trip had to be postponed because of COVID. Nonetheless they kept everything in place and made …
Duration
13 days
Price
US$ 3 850
Per traveler, including taxes,
based on double occupancy.

Your accommodations

Pictures of the specially selected accommodations

Step by step

Paris Paris Paris Burgundy Burgundy Verdun Verdun Champagne Champagne

Champagne region from Reims

  • This itinerary starts in Paris CDG airport where you will pick up the rental car and drive 1hr30 to the Champagne region, your first stop for 3 nights. 
  • In Reims, you will stay in a town house perfectly located in the old city 300 yards to the Cathedral. From here, explore the Champagne region from Reims to Epernay which is only a 35 minute drive. 
  • Spend an afternoon with an English-speaking guide touring the Champagne vineyards around Reims. You will visit some local producers…so you can decide the Champagnes you like best! 
  • We will also recommend Champagne wineries you can visit on your own, as well as some local attractions including fossiles, belle epoque architecture, a lively food market and many restaurants from simples to 3 stars with the Michelin guide. 
Paris Paris Paris Burgundy Burgundy Verdun Verdun Champagne Champagne

Verdun & Argonne World War 1 Sites

  • About 1hr30 drive from Reims, you will arrive to Verdun region. 
  • Stay in a charming B&B, right in the Argonne War area, between the Romagne Sous Montfaucon US Cemetery and Verdun war sites. One night, you hosts will cook a great dinner to share with other fellow travelers. 
  • You will spend a day with a passionate private guide who will take you to the main war sites around Verdun. Program will be tailor made to your wishes. This is the best way to better understand this part of history. 
  • In Verdun region, you will also taste delicious local products, relax in nice bars by the Meuse canal and why not, even taste some Côte de Meuse wine. 
Paris Paris Paris Burgundy Burgundy Verdun Verdun Champagne Champagne

La Bourgogne - Burgundy

  • In Burgundy, you will reside for 3 nights in a beautiful B&B house owned by a wine maker family and located in one of Burgundy most famous wine towns.
  • Situated in the heart of Burgundy, near Beaune, this is the perfect place to learn about the local wines. Explore all major vineyards of the region and have a chance to taste red and white wines among the best in the world, directly at the winery!
  • To discover Burgundy vineyard trails, we plan for you to spend an afternoon on a bike to discover Burgundy wines. You will make several stops on the way to taste wine. Santé!
  • We will provide you with all detailed itineraries to discover the authentic and charmful Burgundy. This region is much more than the vineyards: winding roads leading to tiny timeless villages - some of them "Most Beautiful Villages of France" - will give you a real feel for this region. Taste some local cheeses, the "Epoisse" at the cheese factory or stroll around Beaune from cellars to ramparts.
Paris Paris Paris Burgundy Burgundy Verdun Verdun Champagne Champagne

End in Paris

  • On the 10th day, drive back to Paris (3hrs) and return the rental car.
  • End your trip living the Parisian life for 3 nights. Comfortably accommodated in a charming boutique-hotel in the heart of the Latin Quarter, you will discover the French capital city’s must sees and hidden beauties.
  • Being based 10 minute walk to Notre Dame Cathedral, we have prepared for you different itineraries to explore Paris by foot, by boat or using public transportation. We also recommend our favorite restaurants and boulangeries in different districts of the capital city so you’ll know where to take a break.
  • One night, you will enjoy a great quality and quite private classical music concert in a very little church - away from the crowds. A unique night in Paris which we hope will remain as a great memory.

Activities included

champagne tour in France

Champagne Tasting Tour

Spend an afternoon with an English-speaking guide touring the Champagne vineyards around Reims. You will visit some local producers…so you can decide the Champagnes you like best!

private guide in Argonne

Private Guide on the WWI Sites near Verdun

Spend a day with a private guide specialized in World War I history in Argonne & Verdun area. We will be happy to tailor make your program if you wish.

wine and bike in burgundy

Burgundy Wine & Bike Tour

Spend an afternoon with a guide who will take you wine tasting in Côte de Beaune famous vineyards...and wineries of course.

Classical music concert in Paris

Classical Music Concert in Paris

Enjoy listening to a classical music concert in one of the oldest Churches in Paris. It will be a great evening!

Customize this tour

We are glad to customize this itinerary to include additionnal night stays, extra activities or any specific request you have.

YOUR Guide Book

100% customized to your itinerary, it is the perfect tool before, during & after your trip.

Our Travelers’ Reviews

Daisy
We had an amazing experience visiting Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne in June 2018. We were a group of eight wine freaks and Emile & Laura organized an amazing itinerary with awesome attention to details. We definitely recommend FJFY!!
Bill
France Just For You is a service I highly recommend regardless of how much experience you have traveling through France. Emilie does an amazing job of putting together an exciting and interesting itinerary, taking you to places and meeting people you would never find on your own. Not only are her ideas great, but she is also very thorough. Her trip …
Barbara & Gary
Emilie, You have created for us the most outstanding well planned vacation possible. We have thoroughly enjoyed following your suggestions each day-- each choice well selected specifically for us. And even when things didn't go perfectly-- like a flat tire on the rental car or a pilot's strike which resulted in the cancellation of our light, you …

Our Travelers’ Photos

Scott & Linda
From Australia
In Mont Saint Michel
Christina & her niece
from Australia
In the Wolves Sanctuary in Guéret
Yvette & David
from the US
on the French Riviera, near Nice
Amy
from the US
Enjoying a great view in Burgundy
Scott
From Australia
Making "chou" buns in the Loire Valley
Ann & Jim
From the US
In Amboise castle by the Loire river
Michele, Jacques, Nicole, Gaetan, Joanne & Keith
from Canada
In the Loire Valley
Bob & Naomi
From the US
In Monet's gardens in Giverny, Normandy
Deborah & Richard
from the US
On Omaha Beach, Normandy
Tonia & Peter
from Canada
at the Louvre Museum in Paris
Nancy & Paul
from Canada
On the French Riviera
Kathy & Mark
from the US
Truffle Hunting in Provence