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Cité du Champagne
Culture, History or Know-how, follow your heart and discover the incredible richness of our sites.
La Maison Cogevi:
The story of the oldest co-operative in Champagne, founded in 1921.
Symbolically implanted in the Bissinger building, the place that was witness to the revolt in Champagne, the Maison Cogevi illustrates through 1,500 documents of original archives the history of the co-operative, the social, economic and historical context from 1911 to the Champagne of today.
The visit overspills the boundaries of the world of champagne to tackle historical, social, political and economic themes…
La Villa Collet:
Built at the beginning of the 1920s, the Villa Collet is the evocation of an epoch, of an art of living and of a state of mind, that of the roaring twenties.
A pure jewel of Art Déco manufacture, the Villa Collet and its gardens will plunge you into different worlds around Gastronony, High Fashion, Art… Without forgetting the exhibition room on the same level as the garden.
Le Musée des Métiers du Champagne:
At the heart of the Cité du Champagne Collet-Cogevi and at the heart of the hills of Ay registered with Unesco, the Musée des Métiers du Champagne [Museum of Champagne Trades] opens its doors to you and pays tribute to the men, to their know-how, to the soil and to its unique natural characteristics.
Your visit will enable you to discover the professions of Champagne through a collection of original tools and through several short films on touch-to-start tablets.
From one surprise to another, you will immerse yourself in the heart of the vineyard by taking the vine trail. This marked out and illustrated path explains the evolution of the vineyard over the course of the seasons and will lead you to the foot of the “driers”; air vents and the veritable “lungs” of the underground cellars.
The building is accessible to people with limited mobility.
All our visits are guided and accompanied by a tasting with a commentary.
Our team of the Cité de Champagne will be delighted to help you discover these marvels!
4 types of visit are on offer to you :
-The Discovery visit You will have the choice of visiting La Maison Cogevi or La Villa Collet or even the Musée des Métiers du Champagne.
1 hour for a guided visit and 1 tasting with commentary.
€ 15 per adult
-The Heritage visit You will visit the Maison Cogevi, the Villa Collet and the Musée des Métiers du Champagne.
3 hours for a guided visit and 2 tastings with commentaries.
€ 40 per adult.
-The Gourmet visit You will visit the Maison Cogevi, the Villa Collet, the Musée des Métiers du Champagne and you will take part in an initiation to Foods and Champagnes matching.
4 hours for a guided visit, 4 tastings with commentaries, accompanied by dainties.
€ 85 per adult. 8 persons miminum.
-The Sensation visit Our cellar master (or one of our oenologists) will invite you to share his passion for the Cité and will reveal to you some nevertheless closely guarded secrets.
1 full day about for a visit, 5 tastings accompanied by a gourmet meal at the Villa Collet.
€250 per adult. 8 persons miminum.
French, English, German, Spanish, Portuguese
Pets allowed: No
MondayFrom 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30
TuesdayFrom 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30
WednesdayFrom 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30
ThursdayFrom 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30
FridayFrom 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30
SaturdayFrom 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30
SundayFrom 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30
Guided visits on demandyes
Group guided tours on demandyes
Average duration of the visit in minutes: 90
French, English, German
On the spot activities
- Specific theme activities
- Adult workshop
- Junior workshop
- Temporary exhibitions