Sightseeing route in Reims

Reims

【City description】

It’s the city famous for the Champagne. There are champagne fields in the east of the city. The cathedral is the important place because the coronation for every French King took place. For the souvenir, the pink biscuit is famous and good with the champagne.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★☆

【Time required】

 7 h 30

【Budget】

 23 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★★☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Reims station

Gare de Reims

★When you leave the station, go through Colbert Square and enter Drouet d’Erlon Square. It takes 10 minutes by walk.



②Subé Fountain

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to walk on the street and turn left at Libergier St when you find a cathedral over there. It takes 10 minutes.



③Art Museum

Musée des Beaux-Arts

Time required: 90 min / Admission fee: 5 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm

Close: Tuesday, 1/1, 5/1, 11/1, 12/25

④Tourist Information Center

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

⑤Notre-Dame Cathedral

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 7 h 30 am – 7 h 30 pm

Close: No

⑥Palace of Tau

Palais du Tau

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 8 euros

Opening hour: 9 h 30 am – 6 h 30 pm (9 h 30 am – 12 h 30 / 2 pm – 5 h 30 pm between September and April)

Close: Monday, 1/1, 5/1, 11/1, 12/25

★The next destination is far from the city. If you don’t have time, you visit ⑨. If you continue the visit, go to Fuseliers St in front of the cathedral. Turn right at the end and turn left immediately to go to Gambetta St. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



⑦Saint-Rémi Basilic

Basilique Saint-Remi

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – 7 pm

Close: No

⑧Saint-Rémi Museum

Musée Saint-Remi

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 5 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm

Close: Monday, 1/1, 5/1, 11/1, 12/25

★Return to the city with the same route and turn right to go to Voltaire near the cathedral.



⑨Carnegie Library

Bibliothèque Carnegie

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 10 am – 1 pm / 2 pm – 7 pm

Close: Sunday, Monday, national holiday

You find the Art Nouveau decoration at the entrance.

★Go to the back of the cathedral and when you arrive at a parking of Forum Square, go to the right. It takes 10 minutes.



⑩Le Vergeur Museum

Musée-Hôtel Le Vergeur

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 5 euros

Opening hour: 2 pm – 6 pm (you must participate in a guide tour which starts each o’clock)

Close: Monday

★Go to Colbert St from the square and when you arrive at the city hall, turn left and go to Thiers St. Then, go through a park and return to the station. It takes 15 minutes.



【Goal】

Reims station



【If you have time…】

⑪Foujita Chapel

Chapelle Foujita

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 5 euros (you can buy a ticket with this chapel and the art museum)

Opening hour: 10 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm between May and November

Close: Tuesday

If you would like to visit the chapel, you turn right before go back to the station from the park.

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