Living + Teaching in Reims, France

Population: 179,992
Département: Marne


Where to Drink

Where to Eat


 

 

 

À l'Ére du Temps
123 Avenue de Laon

Le Bocal
27 rue de Mars

L'Apostrophe
59 Place Drouet d'Erlon

Le Cardinal
1 Place des Martyrs de la Résistance

Pub L'Escale
132 rue de Vesle

Perching Bar
(hampagne bar in a forest!)
Forêt de Brise-Charrette


Where to Party + Dance

Best Spot to Grab a Coffee


 

Oma Coffee
44 rue Gambetta

Café du Palais
14 Place Myron Herrick

Le Café de Reims
85 Place Drouet d'Erlon


 

Club 21
15 rue Lesage

 


Must-See | Must-Do

Museums to Visit


 

Musée des Beaux Arts de Reims
8 rue Chanzy

  • eims is the unofficial capital of the Champagne region - needless to say, go taste some champagne! 
  • Notre Dame de Reims Cathedral
  • Porte de Mars (oldest monument in Reims)

Ideas for Day + Weekend Trips


Day trips:
Troyes and Épernay for champagne tastings;
Paris (45 minutes away by train)

Weekend trips:
Paris, Strasbourg, Colmar, Nancy, Dijon, Lyon,
Luxembourg, Brussels


Pleasant Walks

Outdoor Activities


 
  • Along the canal
  • hrough the city streets

Housing Examples


 
  • 180€ per month living in the student residences

Worst Things About Reims

Best Things About Reims


 
  • Champagne!
  • nteresting history and astounding architecture
  • Can be difficult, expensive, and inconvenient to travel to other places by train because trains must usually pass through Paris.

Pro-Tips from Past + Current Teaching Assistants


  • Take advantage of your weekends and vacation time to travel and explore France!
  • Get a bus card. Or a bike.
  • Hang out with other assistants often. Reims can be lonely because the people can seem a bit closed-off.
  • Use your ample free time wisely! Some past assistants have busied themselves with online courses from sites like:

 coursera.org (various subjects)
 udemy.com (various subjects)
 duolingo.com (language practice)
 codeacademy.com (coding)
 dash.generalassemb.ly (html, css, and javascript)
 online.seterra.com (geography)


 

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Neighboring City Guides


 
  • Saint Dizier