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Le Phare de Vezernay

1 rue du Phare, 51360 Verzenay, France
+33 3 26 07 87 87
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Do not drive by

Visit here, you will learn quite a lot about vines, champagne, the people who cultivate the vines... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mike J
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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
Well worth the visit

This tower and museum offers a great view of the vineyards and a windmill and explains the history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lonestarbc
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Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand
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Dive into the heart of the vineyard, the lighthouse welcome you through an educational center dedicated to the vine in Champagne. Thanks to a journey of discovery with an audio guide in French, English, German, Spain and Dutch, and the latest audiovisual and scenographic techniques, discover all the essential factors needed to create the most famous wine. From the top of the highly unusual tour, discover the landscape of Champagne. Champagne Tasting on the spot.
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  • Very good52%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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1 rue du Phare, 51360 Verzenay, France
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+33 3 26 07 87 87
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visit here, you will learn quite a lot about vines, champagne, the people who cultivate the vines and tend the vineyards as well as the history and to cap it all there are great views of the are.

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tower and museum offers a great view of the vineyards and a windmill and explains the history of the area. Good parking and a very nice way to spend an hour or so.

Thank Lonestarbc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did as recommended by fellow reviewers from Tripadvisor : we stopped for pictures , did not go to the Museum inside because often the windows are dirty at the top and they do not open and we went to the windmill across the town...More

Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 1 November 2016

In fact we did not do the tour as we arrived rather late in the afternoon. But it was great to walk around and enjoy the autumnal warmth and smell. We had a great view on the vineyards and the fields. As it was late,...More

Thank LilyLighthouse
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The museum tour is very interesting and fills a good amount of time (allow at least an hour to do it justice). We then climbed the lighthouse steps (that's a workout for the thighs!) and were rewarded with a great view. At €9 for a...More

Thank tripitoes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great way to learn something about the region and production of champagne. One and half hour entertainment on a rainy day.

Thank fhaentjens
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We stumbled across Le Phare on a drive through the region on a Sunday morning. Staff were welcoming, we paid for a visit to the lighthouse, and also bought a bottle (the staff helped us choose a local bottle).

Thank TwmTrafath
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The weather was not so good but the nice view remains. Inside there is also a tour with headspeakers to hear the story of..

Thank patrick c
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Interesting stop. This museum has a wonderful history of Champagne. Nice grounds as well as a very nice gift shop. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank SGEverettWA
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This site did not meet the hype in the guide books. I wish we had moved on and skipped this stop on the Route de Champagne. We paid for the tower tour and climbed the steps. Forget about it in July..it was extremely hot and...More

Thank WC-Travelers-75
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