This exhibition, conceived as a testimony, was inspired by the will to illustrate the great historical facts that occurred in Champagne and to tell the less known events which enable it to victoriously overcome those conflicts.

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Visits & Tastings
Groups
Yes

The Cité du Champagne offers an interdisciplinary perspective on the global conflicts which hurt the Marne, with a special focus on the town of Aÿ and Epernay.

The exhibition focuses on 4 themes dealing each with both world wars:

- Wars and the Marne: an exhibition about military achievements and the Great battles of the Marne.

- Women, vineyards and Champagne: a tribute to women, to their important role in the vineyards, alongside the soldiers and in daily life.

- Worldwide soldiers: along with French soldiers, these fighters enhance the extent of the conflict.

- Peace and Victory: following destructions and occupation, the region arises and starts its reconstruction.

The tour ends with one or several tasting(s) of Champagne Collet.

Semi-guided tour - Approximate duration : 45min

 

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