Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Reims

Reims is one of France's most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities. It offers visitors a great choice of fine restaurants, brasseries, shops, lively nightlife, concerts, festivals, and cultural events, and of course, world-famous Champagne houses to visit and sample the local nectar. With tree-lined avenues, elegant squares, and a magnificent Gothic-style cathedral that played host to the coronation of several kings of France.

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Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims

Notre-Dame de Reims is a Roman Catholic cathedral where the kings of France once were crowned. The most famous one was Charles VII, who had Joan of Arc at his side, in 17 July 1429. In the year 2011 this impressive structure celebrated its 800th anniversary.
Adresse: Place du Cardinal Luçon, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 70 36 50

Musée des Beaux-Arts

The Fine Arts Museum is housed in the former living quarters of the Abbey of Saint-Denis. The museum has extensive collections from the Renaissance to the present day.
Adresse: 8 rue Chanzy, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 35 36 00
Åpningstider: Daily 12:00 and 14:00-18:00

Musée Saint Rémi

The famous benedictine abbey of Saint-Remi contains the shrine of the Holy Ampulla, which was used for French kings’ coronations. This magnificent building in classical style will satisfy anyone looking for typical examples of early/Gothic architecture.
Adresse: 53 rue Simon, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 35 36 90
Åpningstider: Opening hours vary depending on the season

Le Planétarium

Le Planétarium is the ideal place to become familiar with the constellations, discover the planets of the solar system and the whole universe. This place features multimedia technology.
Adresse: 49 avenue du Général De Gaulle, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 85 51 50
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 09:00–12:00 14:00–17:30, Sat-Sun 14:00-18:00

Musee de la Reddition

Museum of the Surrender, Le Musée de la Reddition in French, contains old artefacts from the surrender of German forces during World War II. This is the perfect museum for anyone interested in history.
Adresse: 12 rue Franklin Roosevelt, Reims
Telefon: +33 26 47 84 19
Åpningstider: Daily from 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-18:00. Closed on Tuesdays and holidays

The Foujita Chapel

Inspired by the primitive Christian architecture, the Chapel of Our Lady of the Peace, inaugurated in 1966, was thought up by Léonard Foujita. This chapel is open during the summer months from May to October.
Adresse: 33 rue du Champ de Mars, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 35 36 00
Åpningstider: Closed on Tuesdays

Palais du Tau

Residence of the bishops and later the archbishops of Reims, this palace is now the museum of the architectural construction of the cathedral. Visitors can still see how the palace used to look during the 16th century.
Adresse: Place du Cardinal Luçon, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 47 81 79
Åpningstider: Closed on Mondays. Times vary depending on the season

Fort de la Pompelle

This fort was built by General Séré de Rivière in 1880. Heroically it resisted throughout World War I from 1914 to 1918 under German assault waves and bombardment.
Adresse: Route Départementale 944 de Châlons-en-Champagne, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 49 11 85
Åpningstider: Daily 10:00-18:00. Closed on Monday

Basilique St-Rémi

The 121 metres long Basilica of Reims was built around the year 1000. It is classified as a historical monument and a Unesco World Heritage Site and was formerly attached to the monastery Abbey of Saint-Rémi of Reims.
Adresse: Place du Chanoine Ladame, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 85 31 20


A stay in Reims would not be complete without educating yourself about the famous sparkling nectar. Visit one of the many champagne houses based in Reims. Pay a visit to Pommery’s cellars that contain some of the most spectacular chalk carvings in the whole of champagne. Mumm is worth visiting too. The company has recently updated its tour and includes a museum area featuring old tools of the trade.


Taittinger, the famous Champagne, could be a must-see if you appreciate Champagne. You can take part to guided tours here and experience the fabulous world of Taittinger, with its high-quality products and their various taste.
Adresse: 9 Place Saint-Nicaise, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 85 45 35

Villa Demoiselle

The fun, brilliant Villa Demoiselle in Reims has become an architectural landmark of the city. This champagne house was restored in 2004 and today you can come here and enjoy the blend of Art Deco and Art Nouveau.
Adresse: 56 Boulevard Henry Vasnier, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 35 80 50
Åpningstider: Wed-Sun 10.00-18:00

Musée-Hôtel le Vergeur

As one of the oldest civil buildings of Reims, the Musée-Hôtel le Vergeur offers a journey back to the 13th century. Here you can see furnished period rooms and stunning interior design.
Adresse: 36 Place du Forum, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 47 20 75
Åpningstider: Daily 14:00-18:00. Closed on Mondays

Circuit de Reims-Gueux

This old racing circuit from the 1950’s can be found just outside the city. If you are a fan of motor sport, this place will truly catch you interest. Circuit de Reims-Gueux has hosted various big events during the years.
Adresse: 14 rue du Moutier, Reims

Continental Restaurant

At Grand Hotel Continental right in the heart of the city centre you can find this large restaurant. The elegant Continental Restaurant is open seven days a week and serves traditional French cuisine.
Adresse: 93 Place Drouet d’Erlon, Reims
Telefon: +33 326 403 935
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat from 12:00 to 14:00 and from 19:00 to 22:00.

Le Café du Palais

A family-run bistro located just opposite the Palais de Justice (court of law), the eatery attracts lawyers who mix with musicians and journalists under the Art Deco stained-glass ceiling. The cuisine is classical French.
Adresse: 14 Place Myron Herrick, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 47 52 54
Åpningstider: Tue-Fri 08:30-20:30, Sat 09:00-21:30

Anna-S La Table Amoureuse

This is a fun and informal restaurant close to the National Academy of Music and Dance. Anna-S La Table Amoureuse serves classical French dishes using seasonal produce.
Adresse: 6 Rue Gambetta, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 89 12 12

Brasserie Excelsior

This is a small restaurant set in the elegant surroundings of a hotel dating from the early 1900's. Brasserie Excelsior has an outside terrace overlooking the gardens, and serves classic French cuisine at good prices.
Adresse: 96 Place Drouet d’Erlon, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 91 40 50
Åpningstider: Daily 12:00-22:30 (until 23:00 from Thu-Sat). October-March: daily until 22:00

Au Petit Comptoir

In the middle of Reims you find this bistro restaurant with its elegant and modern interior and kitchen. The head chef Fabrice Maillot, with background from the big houses of Boyer and Robuchon, offers a fun, chic and creative atmosphere.
Adresse: 17 rue de Mars, Reims
Telefon: 03 26 40 58 58
Åpningstider: Daily 12:00-12:00, 19:00-22:30

Le Grand Café

Situated in central Reims, this large and lively brasserie specialises in mussels (moules) and serves them with a variety of sauces. The sauces include la Champenoise, à l’Ardennaise, à l’Italienne and à la Provençale styles.
Adresse: 92 Place d’Erlon, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 47 61 50
Åpningstider: Daily 11:30-00:00

Le Parc Les Crayeres

With two stars in the Michelin guide, Les Crayeres offers gourmet food in a classy French interior. This is the perfect place to go for a special occasion.
Adresse: 64 Boulevard Henry Vasnier, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 24 90 00

Pizzeria L'Antica

If you have cravings for a real good pizza, Pizzeria L'Antica is a good place to go for a slice or two. This casual place is inviting and offers real good pizza with inventive toppings and a crispy crust.
Adresse: 48 Rue Chanzy, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 36 50 61
Åpningstider: Daily 11:00-21:00

Restaurant Chez Nous

If you want a genuine foie gras, Restaurant Chez Nous is a place that offers traditional French dishes. In a relaxed atmosphere you can enjoy a good meal with family and friends.
Adresse: 32 Avenue d'Épernay, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 84 05 09
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 12:00-14:00, 19:00-22:00

Le Coq Rouge

This tiny restaurant is a cool, little wine bar where you can enjoy a glass of wine and something good to eat. To accompany your wine you can order anti-pasti and some tapas.
Adresse: 67 Rue Chanzy, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 85 28 50
Åpningstider: Tue-Sat from 17:00-00:30

Le Bocal Restaurant

If you like seafood, fish and oysters you will love this place. At Le Bocal Restaurant you can enjoy fun and varied menu accompanied by a glass of Champagne.
Adresse: 27 Rue de Mars, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 47 02 51
Åpningstider: Tue-Sat 12:30–13:30 19:30–21:30,

Version Originale

Version Originale offers seasonal dishes made of fresh produce. This intimate restaurant is situated in a charming building and can be found right in the middle of the historical centre of Reims.
Adresse: 25 bis Rue du Temple, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 02 69 32
Åpningstider: Tue-Sat 12:00–14:00 ,19:00–22:00

Les Cornichons

Les Cornichons is a cozy establishment with an outdoor terrace that welcomes visitors whenever the weather conditions allow. Food is prepared with fresh ingredients straight from the local market stalls. Les Chornichons could be also the perfect place for a moment of relax, where you can drink a glass of good wine and read a book from the establishment´s bookshelf.
Adresse: 13 rue du Général Sarrail, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 05 70 61
Åpningstider: Tue-Sat 12:00-14:00, Thur-Sat 19:00-22:00

Café Le Gaulois

Café Le Gaulois is an informal bar-brasserie style eatery, situated right in front of the Solidarity Fountain in the city centre. When the weather is nice, take a seat outside on its large terrace which stretches out over rue Condorcet and enjoy a drink or two with your friends. On the menu, you will find hearty salads, generous sauerkraut, homemade tartars as well as some local specialties.
Adresse: 2 Place Drouet d’Erlon, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 47 35 76
Åpningstider: Daily 11am–11pm

Le Four à Bois

Are you a true gourmet or gourmand when it comes to bread and bakeries? To Christophe Van Vynckt and his team competence and quality are the top ingredients in their daily work, making these wood-oven baked delicacies, like sourdough bread, a joy for everyone.
Adresse: 100 Rue Chanzy, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 47 44 36
Åpningstider: Tue–Sat 6:45am–7:30pm

Les Crayères

Les Crayères sits right across from Pommery Champagne house in Reims. The café - Le Parc - has the most beautiful patio seating in the summer. Visit the expensive brasserie for a drink and another culinary voyage around great classic dishes from the Champagne area and around. There is a vast wine and champagne selection and the bar is another treat with its relaxed interior.
Adresse: 64 bd Henry Vasnier, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 25 24 90 00


Claimed to be one of the best known places to enjoy a drink in Reims, L’Apostrophe is set in an ex- printing-house and has adopted the theme of a trendy literary café. People come here to read while enjoying one of the excellent cocktails.
Adresse: 59 Place Drouet d’Erlon, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 79 19 89
Åpningstider: Daily 12:00-00:00

Pub l’Escale

A popular meeting place with local residents and a popular haunt of visitors to the city. Pub l’Escale offers traditional wines and spirits, along with light meals.
Adresse: 132 rue de Vesle, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 88 17 85
Åpningstider: Daily 11:00–00:30

Le Lion

This bar, cafe, and restaurant entices with its exotic interior with stuffed heads of various beasts hanging off the walls. A variety of food and drink options, including an impressive wine list, are available.
Adresse: 37 Place Drouet d'Erlon, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 47 48 17
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 7:30am–2am, Sun 9am–12am

Le Clos

A not-yet-discovered by tourists bar that offers an impressive selection of wines in a relaxing, lad-back atmosphere. The place boasts an amazing terrace that is particularly inviting during the summer months.
Adresse: 25 rue du Temple, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 07 74 69
Åpningstider: Tue-Thu 18:00-00:00, Fri 18:00-30, Sat 12:00-1:30

Le Coq Rouge

One of the favorite local wine bars, Le Coq Rouge is conveniently located right next to the celebrated Reims Cathedral and offers an extensive wine list fit for a king.
Adresse: 67 rue Chanzy, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 85 28 50
Åpningstider: Tue-Sat 17:00-00:00

Atrium Club & Events

Atrium is a nightlife venue that hosts regular shows, so check the schedule to see what's on while you're in town.
Adresse: 14 Rue du Commerce, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 40 34 35
Åpningstider: Thu–Sat 11:30pm–7am

Le Cochon à Plumes

Le Cochon à Plumes is popular local watering hole with a huge selection of drinks and outdoor seating very popular during the summertime.
Adresse: 91 place Drouet d'Erlon, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 47 82 27
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 12:00-14:00 18:00:30, Sat 17:00-02:00

La Petite Friande Chocolatier

Look out for the La Petite Friande Chocolatier on the Cours Jean-Baptiste Langlet, which serves local chocolate and sweet specialities including Bouchon de chocolat au Marc de Champagne and Bulle a la Vieille Fine de la Marne (cork-shaped and bubble-shaped chocolate with champagne liqueur).
Adresse: 15 Cours Jean-Baptiste Langlet, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 47 50 44
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 10:00-19:00

Les Galeries Lafayette

Les Galeries Lafayette is a major upscale department store located in the heart of the city. Everything from clothing to household items by world's most respectable brands can be found here.
Adresse: 33-45 rue de Vesle, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 40 35 12
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 10:00-19:30

La Grande Boutique du Vin

In addition to a large variety of wines, this store is known for its impressive selection of champagne - a bubbly drink that Reims area is known for. Come here to browse through endless options.
Adresse: 3 place Léon-Bourgeois, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 40 12 12
Åpningstider: Tue-Sat 09:30-12.30, 14.30-19:00

Halles du Boulingrin

An amazing local market that sells all sorts of fresh produce. Fruit and vegetables, cheeses, meats and seafood including oysters - anything and everything is on sale, so get here early to purchase the best products.
Adresse: Rue de Mars, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 77 78 79
Åpningstider: Wed-Fri, 07:00-13:00 14:00-20:00, Sat 06:00-14:00

Champagne Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin

This venue is a champagne and wine shop where tours are also offered. Do not miss the champagne tasting that is organized here.
Adresse: 1 place des Droits de l'Homme, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 89 53 90
Åpningstider: Wed-Sat 09:30-12:30, 13:30-17:30


A beautiful garden-themed gift shop with its very own tea room, L'Artisanie is a cosy green oasis fit for a relaxing moment as well as a shopping spree.
Adresse: 28 Grande Rue, Chenay
Telefon: +33 3 26 97 74 47
Åpningstider: Fri-Sun 14:00-19:00


Started by two friends Barbara Boccara and Sharon Krief back in 2003, this brand sells elegant, feminine clothing made of quality fabrics. The boutique is located inside the Lafayette Gallery department store.
Adresse: 45 rue de Vesle, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 36 47 51
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 9:30-19:30, Sat. 9:30-20:00


The most common ways to reach Reims is to fly to Paris. There are two airports you can arrive at when flying to Paris: The most convenient is Charles de Gaulle (CDG) international airport which is directly connected by train to Reims and only 30 minutes away. The train departs from CDG 2 train station. It is recommended to book your ticket in advance. The second airport is Orly international airport (ORY) and then travel to Gare de l’est (Paris-East train station) where you can catch the train to Reims. Reims is located 45 mins from Gare de l’est.
Adresse: Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Paris/ Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
Telefon: Charles de Gaulle (CDG))+33 1 70 36 39 50/ Paris Orly Airport (ORY)+33 892 56 39 50

Passport / Visa

France can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.

Best Time to Visit

Due to the high level of humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year: it means that the number of rainy days per year is quite high (about 50%), especially in winter and spring. Summer would be the perfect period to visit Reims: for instance the month of June offers warm weather and many open-air events, such as "La Magnifique Society" music festival and the historical reenactment "Joan of Arc Festival".

Public transport

Reims can easily be discovered by foot. A nice alternative to taking a stroll in the centre would be rent a bike, expecially in sunny days. Anyway, one of the best and most inexpensive ways to get about Reims is to buy a daily bus ticket, that allows you to use a plenty of public transport, such as trams, by buses or city buses (100% electric shuttle). Tickets are available from the Office de Tourisme de Reims on boulevard Général Leclerc, and also on board. Timetables and direction information are displayed prominently on all buses and bus stops.


Taxis are available from the airport and the rail station. You can also order a taxi by telephone. Les Taxis des Reims:
Adresse: Cour de la Gare, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 47 05 05


There are several post offices around Reims. Stamps are available from kiosks and newsagents. Look for the blue and yellow sing to locate a post office. A good post office, located in the centre and well-reacheable, is the following one: La Poste Reims Boulingrin
Adresse: (La Poste Reims Boulingrin) 2 Rue Olivier Metra, Reims
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 9:00-19:00 (Wed from 21.30) 19.30-13:00


Pharmacies are recognised by a large green cross outside the premises, and are generally open 9am-1pm and 2pm-7pm daily, except Sundays. Out of hours is on a rota basis displayed at the premises. Pharmacie Bride-Charlie:
Adresse: 36 Place Drouet D'Erlon, Reims
Telefon: +33 3 26 47 23 26
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 09:00-20:00


Country code: +33 Area code: 03, mobile numbers are prefixed with 06.


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