Rheims / Reims is a major city in the Champagne region of France. If you need to escape vineyards, or base yourself somewhere a little busier, than Reims is the place to be.
Reims at night
Reims is not a big city, and its cathedral is a towering presence in the centre of the city. It's a beautiful cathedral, and famous for its light show in the evenings.
Me on a Champagne tour
This part of France is most famous for Champagne, and if you get the chance you must get yourself on one of the tours. Not only will it give you an appreciation of the world's most famous alcoholic beverage, you get to do Champagne tasting!