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Ferry to Reims – Your Essential Travel Guide to France with DFDS

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Discover Things To Do In Reims

Reims, a city rich in history, art, and culture, promises a delightful experience in the heart of France. Explore its captivating landmarks like the Reims Cathedral, Palace of Tau, and charming vineyards.

Indulge in the city's charming cafes, diverse culinary scene, and vibrant atmosphere. Immerse yourself in French culture as you wander through the lively streets and embrace the city's unique heritage. Travel to Reims with DFDS via our convenient ferry crossings to France.

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What to do in Reims?

Immerse yourself in the artistic charm of Reims by exploring its vibrant districts. Discover the iconic Reims Cathedral, stroll along the charming streets, and visit the captivating Champagne houses. Delve into the city's rich history and cultural scene, where centuries of French heritage come to life. Families can also enjoy a visit to the interactive Musée de la Reddition or spend a delightful day exploring the vineyards of the Champagne region.

Create unforgettable memories in Reims with the help of GetYourGuide, offering a wide range of guided tours and activities for a truly immersive experience. Experience the best of Reims with DFDS, as we provide convenient ferry crossings to our ports in Calais, Dunkirk, or Dieppe.

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What is Reims famous for?

Reims is renowned for its historical significance and cultural heritage. The city is famous for its majestic Reims Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the traditional site for the coronation of French kings. Reims is also synonymous with champagne production, being located in the heart of the Champagne region. Visitors can explore prestigious champagne houses and indulge in tasting sessions to experience the finest sparkling wines. The city's rich history is further celebrated at the Palace of Tau, where royal treasures are displayed. Reims is also known for its delectable cuisine, featuring regional specialties like pink biscuit cookies and locally sourced ingredients. Immerse yourself in the captivating allure of Reims and discover its remarkable contributions.

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What to eat and drink in Reims?

Embark on a culinary adventure in Reims, where gastronomic delights await at every turn. Indulge in the city's famous pink biscuit cookies, sample exquisite local cheeses, and savour the flavours of traditional Champagne dishes. Explore lively food markets and experience the freshness of regional produce, from succulent meats to delicate pastries. Immerse yourself in the world of Champagne by visiting renowned wineries and tasting the finest sparkling wines. Reims is also home to charming cafés and bistros where you can enjoy authentic French cuisine paired with local wines. Don't miss the opportunity to dine at Michelin-starred restaurants offering innovative interpretations of French classics. Reims invites you to treat your palate and discover the true essence of French gastronomy. Experience the flavours of Reims with DFDS, as we provide convenient ferry crossings from the UK to our ports in Calais, Dunkirk, or Dieppe.


Unveiling the History of Reims

Nestled in the heart of France, Reims boasts a captivating history that spans centuries. Explore the story of this remarkable city with these intriguing facts:

  • Ancient Origins - Reims has a fascinating history that can be traced back to ancient times, with evidence of its existence dating back to Roman settlements. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage that has shaped the city.
  • Historic Landmarks - Reims is home to iconic landmarks that bear witness to its historical significance. Discover the splendour of the Reims Cathedral, marvel at the architectural beauty of the Palace of Tau, and explore the remnants of the city's ancient walls.
  • Cultural Melting Pot - Reims is renowned for its diverse cultural influences, stemming from its role as the center of the Champagne region. Experience the vibrant arts scene, indulge in exquisite culinary delights, and embrace the multicultural fabric of the city.
  • Artistic Haven - Reims has long been an artistic hub, with talented individuals leaving their mark on the city's cultural landscape. Discover the vibrant art galleries and museums that showcase a rich collection of local and international art.

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