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Reims is the world famous city of Champagne the best sparkling wine of France homeland of the monk Dom Perignon who invented one of the best Champagnes in the world. Almost in every tourist area of Reims like the area around the square of the Notre Dame Cathedral, you will find shops that sale local Champagne.
Reims located about 90 miles South east of Paris right in the centre of the Champagne region. Near by are the famous vineyards that producing the famous sparkling wine a product that first was produced here by the monks of the region.
The city of Reims has a rich historical past dating back before the Roman occupation and the naming of the city as Durocortorum  Capital of the Belgian Gaul province, the older city was a settlement of Celts  and its name derives from the name of the region of the Remi tribe who's capital was Reims.
Reims was the city where the Kings of France were crowned until the beginning of the 19th century.
Here in Reims Cathedral Joan of Arc crowned the French King Charles VII after the recapturing of the city from the English during the 100 years war in 1429. The statue of the King Charles VII can be seen today at the Place Royal and the statue of Joan of Arc at the Place Cardinal Lucon.
Among many historical events that happened in Reims was the surrender of the German army to the allies forces during the World War II in 7 of May 1945.
Today Reims is an attractive holiday destination only 2 1/2 hours away from Calais on the route A26. The visitor can enjoy the attractions of the city like, the Museum of Fine Arts, with paintings from the medieval times to modern and contemporary times, the Vergeur Palace Museum and visit the wineries of Reims and Epernay .
The main attraction of the city is the  the Cathedral of Notre Dame one of the most famous Cathedrals of France. The Cathedral was build in the place of an older church that was destroyed by fire in 1211. The bell towers of the Cathedral are over 240 ft high and the whole architecture is a magnificent piece of Gothic architecture. The front facade of Note Dame is decorated with many statues, and gargoyles. One of the most famous statue is the smiling angel. Within the Cathedral are fine tapestries and paintings from famous painters like Tintoreto, the famous painter marc Chagall has paint many  stained glass windows with figures from the old and new testaments as well as figures from the history of Reims. The Notre Dame Cathedral since 1991 is an Unesco word heritage site.

Hotels and accommodation in Reims

Premiere Classe Reims Sud - Murigny - Main hotel picture Premiere Classe Reims Sud - Murigny 0 stars Avenue De Champagne - Zac De Murigny, Reims

The hotel located En route to Champagne. A few km from the centre of the city of Reims, on the road to the famous vineyards of the Champagne, our hotel is in vry near to the A4 and beside the N51 going towards Epernay. In our hotel you will find non smoking rooms and  facilities for disabled guests.more

Kyriad Reims Est - Parc Expositions - Main hotel picture Kyriad Reims Est - Parc Expositions 12 Rue Gabriel Voisin, Reims

The hotel has 40 fully equipped rooms, including family rooms and rooms with easy access for the disabled. There is free Wi-Fi internet access as well as 3 satellite channels and Canal plus. Wired internet is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge.more

Grand Hotel Europe - Main hotel picture Grand Hotel Europe 29, rue Buirette, Reims, 51100

The Hotel Europe is ideally situated for all your visits to Reims.Near to the Commercial centre of the city and the Centre of Congress.24-Hour Front Desk, Elevator, Safety Deposit Box, Non-Smoking Rooms, rooms for disabled guests,  Heating, Gay Friendlymore

Kyriad Reims Nord Kyriad Reims Nord - La Neuvillette Actipole Neuvillette, Rue Bertrand Russel, Reims

Housed in a residential style building, this hotel is of a traditional design, aiming to offer you the ideal balance between assured quality and charming diversity. The comfortable accommodation of our hotel features a home atmosphere. The guest has the advantage of the wireless internet access, for your car free secure parking and meeting facilities. Enjoy our full breakfast buffet, and have a drink in our bar. Come stay with us and discover the attraction in this famous and culture rich area more

Kyriad Reims Centre Kyriad Reims Centre 7-9 Rue Du Général Sarrail, Reims

Close to the city centre, the central location of this hotel offers to our guests the opportunity to visit a city of art , culture and history, within easy access of all the beautiful monuments and attractions of the city of Reims, more

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