Discover Reims and Champagne to the rhythm of jazz!
The 20 year old Reims Jazz Festival is one of the big events for jazz enthusiasts in the region.
Reims, which is only about an hour from Paris, comes into bloom and thrives in the rhythms of jazz for two whole weeks in october, when the festival is on.
Here you will discover several concerts with both jazz-stars and young upcoming musicians - both French and from abroad - playing in magnificient surroundings.
While you are there, don't miss the possibility to admire the rich culture in Cité des Sacres - for example the Notre Dame cathedral, Tau's Palace and teh Saint-Remi Basilica, which are all on UNESCO's list of World Heritage. You should also indulge in the many gastronomic temptations, you will find in this region.
And with Reims' location at the gate of the wine region of Champagne, you also have a great opportunity to visit this area by following the "Route Touristique du Champagne".