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Reims

May 29-June 6, 2018

France’s Champagne country is celebrated for the sparkling wine that bears its name and its beautiful medieval towns. Explore Reims and its Cathedral of Notre-Dame, a Gothic treasure and UNESCO World Heritage site. Tour the acclaimed Taittinger estate and enjoy sampling its famed Champagne. Cruise the Marne River for a view of the vineyards from the water, and stroll through the village of Hautvillers where Dom Pérignon, a Dominican monk, perfected the Champagne-making process. Discover Épernay, where bottles of bubbly are stored in tunnels carved into subterranean chalk deposits. Many World War I battles were fought in this region. Visit the site of the Battle of the Somme. Drive through the Meuse-Argonne region to Verdun to visit Europe’s largest American military cemetery, the resting place for more than 14,000 American soldiers. This engaging program includes excursions, lectures, first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan featuring wine at dinner.

Priced from $3,245
‚ÄčAlumni Holidays International

For reservations or additional information, contact:
Shellie Andersen [shelliea@iastate.edu]
Iowa State University Alumni Association

Phone: (515) 294-9310 direct or (877) ISU-ALUM toll-free
Fax: (515) 294-9402

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