There’s much more to Champagne, France, than sparkling wine. Just an hour-long TGV ride from Paris, the region is now bubbling over with new spots to sip, eat, and stay.
An 18th-century mansion turned 12-room eco-retreat, the charming Hôtel Jean Moët opened last summer in the heart of Épernay, just off Avenue de Champagne. Its lovely wrought-iron-and-glass atrium doubles as a tea salon that serves (yes) champagne cocktails. 7 Rue Jean Moët; 33-3/26-32-19-22; doubles from $169.