Reims is in the Marne department of the Champagne-Ardenne region.The world capital of Champagne, with a rich and long history. The french king Clovis was baptized and turned to Christianity in 496A.D.
The city is the capital of the Champagne region with vineyards surrounding the city.
The skyline is dominated by the cathedral Notre-Dame de Reims dating from the fifth century. A sacred place to many French kings who where crowned there
Besieged many times, and centre of the Germany offensives during the Great War. The German army signed their capitulation for the second world war, the 7 May 1945.
The new high speed train service (TGV) now connects the city to Paris in 30 minutes.