Epernay, France
Epernay is a commune in the Marne department in northern France. Épernay is located some 130 km north-east of Paris on the main line of the Eastern railway to Strasbourg. The town sits on the left bank of the Marne at the extremity of the Cubry valley which crosses it.

Épernay is best known as the principal "entrepôt" for champagne wines, which are bottled and kept in large cellars built into the chalk rock on which the town is built. Notable brands include Moet et Chandon.

Things to see and do

* Old Town
* Avenue de Champayne
* Chateau de Pierry
* Chateau de Montmort
* Chateau de Conde

General Information

Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – French
Land Area – 22.69 km²
Population – 26,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44

Travel Links – Epernay is serviced by France's SNCF. From Paris the trip takes 1.5 hours and costs approximately 13 Euro. It is some 20 minutes by train from Reims.