During your stay in the Marne, the Hotel Au Tambour in Reims advise you not to miss this strange walk in one of the most popular places in the Reims: the forest of Verzy.
At only 24km from the hotel Au Tambour, let yourself be carried away in a fantastic universe, tales and legends populated by elves.
The largest world reserve of Fau trees
The forest of Verzy, in the mountain of Reims, shelters more than a thousand specimens of this amazing species of trees: the faux trees. They are "tortillards" beeches, a tree with an angled trunk and twisted branches. The branches of beeches elbows and weld together. This is called the phenomenon of anastomosis.
A trail of about 3 km crosses the forest of Verzy and allows walkers to admire these twigs beech unique in the world. This trail is accessible to all and labeled Tourism & Disability.
The starting point is the parking Faux RD34 between Verzy and Louvois. A smartphone application is available.
If your stay in Champagne brings you to the forest of Verzy durint the summer, the spectacle of the leaves of Faux completely covering the tree will make you think of an igloo. And if it's more in winter, the bare trees will reveal all the beauty of their structure.
A fragile landscape
The Verzy Forest has received the prestigious Forest of Exceptional Award, which distinguishes the history, landscape and biodiversity of the site. And if this site Faux Verzy receives thousands of visitors each year, it is the subject of the most attentive care.