We're here to offer you our services of "Citroën 2CV tours" in
the Savoy region.
This 100% French vehicle belongs to its mother country's cultural
The 2CV is the car that will stay forever young, with its great love of
liberty and happy-go-lucky attitude, always ready for far-away raids as well as
Sunday's cross country races, or always ready to go on a world-tour or just
help a friend to move out.
The 2CV is part of our daily lives.
Everyone smiles seeing its picturesque sway round the bends. Both
children and adults easily recognize its unique design. And the specific sound
of its engine has become legendary.
We have been offering various themed tours for two or three people per
car for the last three years now:
- oenological touring with the 2CV in the Savoy region
- driving all around Lake Annecy with the 2CV, with possible return by
bike on the cycle track
- a 2CV tour with a typical regional tasty meal
- a 2CV tour with a hot-air balloon flight
- sightseeing around the Savoy region in the 2CV
- tailor-made tours ... etc...
We're here at your service all year
round, with greater pleasure with an open sunroof!
A Change of scenery
-Off we go in a sunroof 2CV, heading to the
gorges of the Fier, where a breath of fresh air
in a unique sitting awaits you.
And now, let's visit the gorges.
The Gorges of the Fier
- Then, we drive past the
Montrottier castle (see photo) to finally get to a unique site which presents
beautiful scenes combining water and flowers with a remarkable architecture and
decoration. The Secret
make our way back to Annecy along the quiet country roads, up hill and down
(Price tours included in the price)
The Oenological Deuche
(duration: 5 hours)
You taste wines with an oelonogist's comments,
and drive leisurely in the vineyard with the sunroof 2CV.
The Savoy Pre-Alps enjoy an exceptional natural and cultural environment.
It's the country of lakes, vineyards and mountains, with a rich past and a strong identity.
We offer you to
discover the country's history, beauty and epicurean pleasures, in our 2CVs and with the oenologist Bernard VISSOUX.
The Hot-Air Balloon Deuche
(duration: all morning)
A 2CV drive
ending with a hot-air balloon flight, or a hot-air balloon flight ending
with a 2CV drive...
organisations "les Deuches du Lac" and "la Companie des
Ballons" offer you to combine a flight and a 2CV drive with tastings by
series of events to bring you joy and happiness!
A sunroof 2CV with its driver is waiting for you for a 2-hour tour around
the lake including a tasting of sweet products and savouries with a complimentary drink.
Then, you get to
the take-off point for a hot-air balloon flight.
thrilling experience in the 2CV as well as in the balloon!
Come and float
in space and finish in the 2CV's pitching...
An original gift
idea, for the pleasure of giving, or simply
to treat yourself!
You can book
your "Deuch'Balloon" with Michel or Patrice
Compagnie des Ballons or Les Deuches du lac
The Deuche and the Waterfall
and its driver will carry you along the east bank of the lake, hair streaming
in the wind (Veyrier-du-Lac, Menthon-St-Bernard).
We will drive
past the paraglider landing area before heading to the waterfall of Angon. A
30-minute walk through the forest will lead us to the cascade and its
refreshing air. And then, we'll drive back to the site of Ermitage for an
Lake Bourget, Chanaz, Seyssel,
(duration: 5 hours)
- The 2CV and its driver will take you to the region of the "Val de
Fier" so as to discover the Chautagne region.
- We'll make a
first stop either at the village of Seysell to taste the Royal Seysell wine and
other Royal and fantastic bubbles, or at the Chautagne cellars.
- We'll then
drive across the river Rhone and stop at the charming village of Chanaz linking
up the Rhone and Lake Bourget.
We'll make the
most of the village and get a fine café offered in the coffee-roasting shop
"Artisans Torréfacteur" (traditional exceptional Café / single-origin
- After the stroll around
Chanaz, we'll drive towards Lake Bourget taking the pass of
"Chambotte" with its magnificent view on the lake.
Finally, we'll get back to
Aix-les-Bains or Annecy.
Cheers to the Savoy!
Discovery 2CV(duration: 1:30 to 2 hours)
And in the evening, you'll
have the delight to taste a local apéritif by the lake in Annecy-le Vieux –
a Savoy wine kir.
You'll be driven leisurely to enjoy the simple pleasures of a sunroof 2CV tour. In
our splendid region and in a mythical vehicle, this is a recreational
experience that you will be sure to love.
This tour gives you the opportunity to discover your town and its
discover the esplanade "Le Pâquier", the casino "l'Impérial",
the breath-taking view from the square of Annecy-le-Vieux, the beaches, the
outskirts of the old town, the basilica of the Visitation uphill for a
different view of Annecy, before taking a quick drive round Veyrier, taking a
glimpse at the former restaurant of famous cook Marc Veyrat...
The Deuche and the Bicycle
(duration: 2 hours, with
free cycling time)
-Off we go to the east bank of
the lake (Veyrier-du-Lac, Menthon-St-Bernard, Talloires,etc…)
- When we arrive on the west
bank, where a breathtaking view of the lake awaits you, we will make a short
break for refreshments at the foot of the locomotive which used to run
alongside the lake, before setting you off on the bicycle track leading back to
Cycling will give you the
pleasure to discover the beaches which are inaccessible by car. You'll have the
full afternoon to enjoy and make your way back to Annecy.
(17km or 19km
flat cycling stretch)
The Gourmet 2CV
-Not only will
you be driven to the pass of Bluffy and past the castle of Menthon Saint
Bernard, but you will also stop off to taste the country products at the
terrace of "L'Auberge des Dents de Lanfon"
- Here you'll
taste the country's specialties (salt meat, "tartiflette" – a dish
made of potatoes, bacon and melted cheese – green salad, dessert, all served
with a glass of red or white wine...)
- After this
nice and traditional meal with a nice view on the lake, we'll head to the
chapel Saint Germain on the hills of Talloires to admire the stunning view of
- Back to town
with a glimpse of Mark Veyrat's restaurant and the lakeside.
(duration: 5 hours)
-On a nice summer day, the 2CV
will drive you through the countryside of the Albanais region to discover the
llama farm of Salagine.
- The first
contact with these odd animals is immediately exciting and you'll be reconciled
with those of Hergé and their bad reputation.
- Their haughty
ways may be surprising but a first contact with them will be easy with the
support of the masters of the place and great enthusiasts, Dominique and Josiane.
- You'll be able
to brush the animals, do a steeplechase with the llamas...
- Finally you'll
go for a walk in the countryside with the animals next to you. This change of
scenery would be perfect with your family or your friends...
Josiane also grow some SAFFRON. You'll be able to taste and import their
products to treat everyone you love.
And then it'll
be time to come back, taking a glimpse of the castle of Montrottier on the way.
The Romantic Deuche(duration: 2:30)
- Starting from the west bank or from Annecy, we'll drive you to the east
bank on the sunroof 2CV for the sunset on the lake.
- While waiting for the sun to set, we'll treat you to a pleasant meal on
Your chauffeur will have a
surprise in store for you!
(duration: 5 hours)
-With the 2CV, your driver will take you to Faverges, and then Seythenex, where you'll visit
the 30-metre cascade and the underground gallery.
-Then, we'll drive to the abbey of Tamié. You'll
visit the church, and have a look at the monks' shop of Tamié cheese.
-We'll drive to the pass of Tamié - situated at
900 meters above sea-level – to enjoy the view on the Tamié fort.
-Take a Tyrolean traverse to fly above the cascade!
The traverse of 150 meters long and 40 meters high!
The 2CV in the vineyards
(duration: 5 hours)
- Off we go to
the Savoy vineyard. We'll stop off at Apremont to visit the house of the Savoy
wines and enjoy a nice tasting.
- We'll drive
through Apremont's vineyards, and past Lake St André with the overhanging
mountain Le Granier. And we'll head to Chignin and its nice vineyards.
- We'll stop off
at this exceptional place...
- And we'll go
for tastings at a local wine grower where you'll be able to buy some wines if
- Then, it'll be
time to come back, taking the opportunity to drive round Mount St Michel...
The lake tour on a
- In the 2CV, your driver will drive you around the lake while
stopping at the exceptional and interesting sights.
- We'll drive through Bredannaz with its old train station, Doussart,
Talloires with its wonderful bay, the chapel St Germain and its view on the
lake, Menthon St Bernard, and up to Annecy.
We suggest various possibilities depending on the season, weather and
- You can stop off at the abbey of Talloires to have
- You can make your way back on a boat from Veyrier
to Annecy (in July and August only).
- You can choose both options with an additional fare.