Epernay tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The grand wine houses andvineyards around the town leave you in doubt that Epernay is the world capital of Champagne!

Epernay is situated in the Marne department and Grand-Est region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Epernay. For detailed visitor information see the Epernay travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Epernay in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalons-en-Champagne at 32 km and Epine at 39 km.

Epernay, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Heritage Site at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

In the attractive and lively centre of Reims you can see three...

See Reims guide


at 32 km (direction east)

In Chalons-sur-Champagne it is the various churches that are the main highlight...

See Chalons-en-Champagne guide


at 39 km (direction east)

In the village of Epine you can visit the Basilica of Notre...

See Epine guide


at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aisne department

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral before taking...

See Soissons guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Marne

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Markets in and near Epernay

Market days in Epernay: weekly market: Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday;

  • Epernay: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (0km)
  • Ay: market Friday (4km)
  • Dormans: market Saturday (23km)
  • Reims: market Every day (25km)
  • Fere-Champenoise: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Chalons-en-Champagne: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (31km)
  • Montmirail: market Monday (34km)
  • Fismes: market Saturday (36km)
  • Fere-en-Tardenois: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Sezanne: market Saturday all day (38km)

More information about Epernay, Champagne-Ardenne

Tourist attractions near Epernay, France

What to do at Epernay? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Epernay.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (26km)
  • Tau Palace (26km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (11km)
  • Entre Cour et Jardin (39km)
  • Jardins de Viels-Maisons (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (32km)
  • Forêt de la Traconne (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Oger (10km)
  • Chamery (15km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (16km)
  • Saint-Martin-sur-le-Pre (29km)
  • Baconnes (32km)
  • Mourmelon-le-Grand (32km)
  • Haussimont (36km)

Geography and distances

Epernay is in the north-east of France at 32 kilometres from Chalons-en-Champagne, the department capital (general information: Epernay is 118 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Epernay

Canton: Épernay

Arrondissement: Épernay

Department: Marne

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 51200

Distance to Epernay

from Chalons-en-Champagne (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 118 km

from Calais: 260 km

from Nice: 645 km

from Bordeaux: 579 km

from Strasbourg: 283 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Epernay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ay, Brugny-Vaudancourt, Champillon, Chavot-Courcourt, Chouilly, Cramant, Cuis, Cumieres, Damery, Dizy, Hautvillers, Magenta, Mancy, Mardeuil, Monthelon, Moussy, Mutigny, Pierry, Vauciennes and Vinay.

This page in French: Visiter Epernay