Five Affordable Activities in Reims, France You Don’t Want to Miss

Jalen & Maria
 In Article de Jalen & Maria, article in English, TimeOut

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Studying in France is about so much more than working hard in the classroom. Students in France have the amazing opportunity to explore a country rich in history, culture, and tourist attractions. As international students at the Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, we know how difficult it can be to have fun on a budget. However, French cities are teeming with entertaining experiences that cost little to nothing for students. Keep reading to find out our top five favorite affordable activities for students in Reims, France.

1. Ice Skating at UCPA Sport Station Grand Reims

Spend the day working up a sweat at the ice-skating rink! Both beginners and advanced skaters will love the relaxed atmosphere.

Skating admission (local residents): 5 €
Skate rental: 2,60 €


2. Visit the Cathedral of Our Lady of Reims

Check out the cathedral famous for hosting the coronations of many French kings. The gorgeous gothic church has the most sculptures of any cathedral in Europe.

Admission: Free


3. Grab a Coffee at Holy Shot Coffee Shop

Drink specialty coffee and taste delicious pastries in this cozy coffeehouse. The ambiance and location can’t be beat.

Specialty drink price: ≈ 4,50 €


4. Hang out at the Pierre Schneiter Horticultural Gardens

What’s better than a calming walk in nature? Enjoy the flowers, plants, and water feature in this park that dates back to the 19th century.

Admission: Free


5. Tour the Saint-Rémi Museum

Art and archeology make an enticing pair at the Saint-Rémi Museum. Learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the history of Reims since the dawn of its existence.

Student admission: Free


We are glad to have chosen to study in Reims for our master’s degrees in France. Whether you like to get active, take it easy, or enjoy art in your free time, you can do it in Reims for cheap!

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