CHAMPAGNE BUBBLES WITH HISTORY – not to mention France's most famous tipple. Come here for fabulous fizz, visits to the famous cellars of Reims and Epernay and some gastronomic good living. Be sure to stock up on some bottled bubbles to take home.
Alsace is a colourful contrast, with shades of Bavaria in its half-timbered Hansel 'n' Gretel villages. Vine-covered hillsides blaze with gold in autumn.