Situated in the commune of Vatry, the Paris Vatry Airport is a passenger airport that also specialises in logistics and freight transport. It is easily accessible from the A26 motorway and links Reims to Châlons-en-Champagne. Paris Vatry Airport’s runway in one of the longest in Europe being a staggering 3,860 metres. As a result it’s suited to all aircraft including large, cargo planes. Paris Vatry Airport’s runways are designed to be used under all weather conditions and have direct access to a railway line. Free, unlimited parking is available in front of the terminal building. Paris Vatry Airport also provides other services including car hire. The airport offers its passengers regular flights to certain European destinations as well as operating charter flights during the summer.
Châlons in Champagne is as bubbly as the region in which it sits and a popular holiday destination in France. Situated in the blooming department of Marne, Châlons is a spa town with some great walks. Visit Châlon’s superb gardens (or ‘jards’), including the Petit and Grand Jards and Jard Anglais, which is close to the Louis Xll Canal. The town centre is home to dozens of classified French Historic Monuments. Book a flight to Châlons in Champagne, France’s circus capital and visit the Dames Régentes and Sainte Marie Convents. Châlons is also home to the Notre Dame en Vaux bell tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its 56 bells! Reserve a hotel room in Châlons close to its landmarks and within easy reach of Reims and Épernay, at only 40 minutes’ drive from the town. With their own impressive cultural heritage, they are internationally known as the home to some of France’s finest Champagne producing vineyards. Châlons is perfect for a relaxing holiday or romantic weekend away. Settle down and pour yourself a glass of fizz before tucking into a serving of ‘Champenois’ snails - go on, be brave, they’re really tasty!