Whilst our usual menu of practical information on visiting France is on hold during the Coronavirus Pandemic, we are showcasing some of our favourite photos of la Belle France, pending the day when we can get back on the road or autoroute

The Champagne region around Epernay

The vineyards of the Champagne region near Epernay (51 Marne, Grand Est) are extensive and offer distant views of the landscape. There are innumerable small growers who sell Champagne direct to the public (look for degustations signs) and others who grow grapes for the Grand Marques – the big and prestigious Champagne houses with worldwide markets and reputations.

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