Reims Self-Guided Walking Tour
What to expect
- It is an outdoor activity that combines walking and learning!
- Explore the city at your own pace.
- Learn fascinating facts and stories about the city and its attractions.
- Let the route reveal hidden gems and places.
- Have the best walk of the city and visit 10 of its most important attractions.
- Stop to snap pictures as you go.
- Start or pause the tour whenever you want. See the city at your own pace.
- This is our route recommendation in a walkable distance!
- Mobile app and login credentials
- Self guided tour
- Walking time : 31mins
- Walking distance : 2.5 km
- Supported languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
- Museum admission fees: Visits to museums and other attractions do not require a ticket, as you will visit their outdoor areas. Admission is purely your choice.
Not suitable for…
- Wheelchair users
- People with mobility impairments
- Unaccompanied children
What to bring
- Weather-appropriate and comfortable clothing and shoes
- Charged smartphone
- Internet connection
What you need to know about Reims Self-Guided Walking Tour ?
- No one will be waiting for you anywhere, it’s just you and your smartphones!
- You can start the tour anytime, any day, every day! You can even pause your tour and resume later or any other day within a year !
- You can use one language per serial number. If your group is multilingual, you will need to buy more than once if you need more languages.
- There is no time limit for the tour. You can complete it at any time at your own pace.
- You will be reading and not listening to the information.
- The tour can continue on the same day or another day if it is interrupted.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Reims Self-Guided Walking Tour
Starting location: Square Colbert
Ending location: Place Drouet d’Erlon
You will visit:
La Porte de Mars
Musée-Hôtel Le Vergeur
Carnegie Library of Reims
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Palais de Justice
Opéra de Reims
Place Drouet d’Erlon and more !
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In the heart of the Champagne region lies the enchanting city of Reims, where every cobblestone street whispers tales of centuries past. Embarking on a self-guided walking tour through its historic gems promises a day filled with architectural marvels, cultural treasures, and a taste of the city’s vibrant atmosphere. Join us as we explore Reims, unlocking its secrets one location at a time.
1. Square Colbert: A Tranquil Oasis in the Heart of Reims
Our journey begins at Square Colbert, a hidden gem nestled amid the urban hustle. With its well-manicured gardens and serene ambiance, the square provides a perfect introduction to Reims’ more relaxed side, inviting you to savor the moment before delving into its rich history.
2. La Porte de Mars: Gateway to the Ancient Roman Era
Step back in time at La Porte de Mars, an ancient Roman gate that stands as a testament to Reims’ enduring history. Marvel at the intricate carvings and imagine the comings and goings of travelers through this once bustling entrance.
3. Musée-Hôtel Le Vergeur: A Renaissance Gem
Next, explore the Musée-Hôtel Le Vergeur, a Renaissance-era mansion that now houses a museum. Delve into the art and artifacts within its walls, gaining insights into Reims’ cultural evolution over the centuries.
4. Cryptoportique: Subterranean Wonders
Descend into the depths of Reims’ history at the Cryptoportique, an underground gallery from Roman times. Wander through its arched passages and imagine the city’s transformation over the centuries.
5. Pl. Royale: A Majestic Square with Architectural Splendor
Enter the grandeur of Pl. Royale, a majestic square surrounded by opulent buildings. Admire the harmonious blend of architectural styles and feel the pulse of Reims’ lively atmosphere as you traverse this historic gathering place.
6. Carnegie Library of Reims: Literary Oasis
For a moment of intellectual respite, visit the Carnegie Library of Reims. This architectural masterpiece, a gift from Andrew Carnegie, invites you to immerse yourself in a world of literature and history.
7. Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims: A Crown Jewel of Gothic Architecture
No visit to Reims is complete without marveling at the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims. This UNESCO World Heritage site, adorned with exquisite sculptures and stained glass, narrates the city’s spiritual and historical narrative.
8. Palais de Justice: Legal Grandeur
Stroll to the Palais de Justice, where legal proceedings unfold in a building steeped in history. Admire the neoclassical architecture and appreciate the role this institution plays in modern Reims.
9. Opéra de Reims: Cultural Elegance
Indulge in the cultural elegance of the Opéra de Reims. This architectural gem not only hosts exquisite performances but also stands as a symbol of the city’s commitment to the arts.
10. Place Drouet d’Erlon: The Heartbeat of Reims
Conclude your day at the vibrant Place Drouet d’Erlon, the beating heart of Reims. Lined with cafes, shops, and lively crowds, it offers the perfect setting to reflect on the day’s exploration while savoring the city’s dynamic spirit.
As you conclude your self-guided walking tour of Reims, you’ve traversed through the ages, from ancient Roman gates to grand cathedrals. Reims, with its diverse array of landmarks, encapsulates the essence of French history and culture. Each location we’ve explored adds a layer to the city’s multifaceted identity, leaving you with a profound appreciation for Reims’ timeless allure.