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Reims is in north eastern France about two and a half hours' drive from Calais. It's in the Champagne district and has a rich past dating back to Roman times. The gastronomy is top quality here and there's nothing nicer than dining al fresco on a warm summer's evening. The magnificent Notre-Dame Cathedral is a must-see attraction, and there are museums to visit as well. Hotels in Reims are wide ranging, and Hotels.com offer 4 star hotels, budget accommodation and family-friendly places to stay. There are well-known international hotel chains, and family-run accommodation in Reims. There's a choice of places to stay in Reims city centre and a selection in the surround areas which are handy if you're travelling the Champagne tourist route.
What's Reims Like?
Reims is in the centre of the Champagne region, the capital of which is Chalons en Champagne, just a 20-minute drive away. Champagne produces roughly 300 million bottles of bubbly each year and most of the well-known names offer tours of their caves. Taittinger, Mumm and Veuve Clicquot all allow visits to their Houses in Reims where you can learn how Champagne is made. The Notre-Dame Cathedral is noted for its stained glass window. The gothic building has a stunning facade with carved stonework to both the front and rear. Next door is the Palace de Tau where 32 French kings dressed before their coronations at the Cathedral. There are tapestries and statues to see at this UNESCO World Heritage Centre. The Museum of the Surrender was the HQ for General Eisenhower in World War II. It also has the very room from which the Germans surrendered. It has been left more or less how it was as a simple reminder of those time and is a very interesting place to visit.
Tips for visiting Reims
Many tourist sites in France offer students with ID free admission, and Notre-Dame Cathedral in Reims is one of them. A set menu, or 'prix fixe', works like a meal deal in the UK and is a good-value option to go for in French restaurants both for lunch and dinner. There are a few local places in Reims centre that offer prix fixe, and you can get 2-course or 3-course versions. Reims is a good place to go for a romantic weekend - book a luxury hotel with some Champagne tasting for an indulgent short-break for two . There are business hotels in the city too, along with spacious accommodation for families. Hotels.com have partnered with the best hotels in Reims whatever your needs.