Vitry-le-Francois is situated about 100 miles (161 kilometers) east of Paris, the national capital.
Discover why Champagne-Ardenne is so popular by travelers from all four corners of the globe, by hitting the road and exploring the wonderful man-made and natural attractions in the vicinity of Vitry-le-Francois. Journey 18 miles (29 kilometers) west from Vitry-le-Francois to Saint-Dizier, where you'll find the Jard Park and Saint Dizier Chateau.
Grab some transportation and visit Epernay, a shopping and transport center for the region, situated about 35 miles (56 kilometers) away from Vitry-le-Francois. This bigger city has a wide range of attractions, such as Janisson-Baradon, Moet et Chandon and Mercier. Castellane, Perrier Jouet and Leclerc-Briant are also good places to head to.
Tourists in Champagne-Ardenne often go to the region's open-air markets. Exercise your grey matter by spending a few hours at Champagne-Ardenne's great art galleries, art museums and history museums.
Admire this region in a completely new way. Rise up above the landscape and try hot air ballooning.
Be sure to take your tastebuds for a tour of Champagne-Ardenne's eating establishments. Andouillette de Troyes (pork sausages) and bourdin blanc (white sausage) are just two interesting local specialties to taste. Many people don't feel a culinary journey is complete unless they've tried the wine common in a region. Try Moët & Chandon Champagne or Taittinger Champagne.
When it's time to leave this special part of the world, say a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to the interesting characters you've met and the spots you've enjoyed.