The Seyssel vineyard is the oldest AOC of the Savoie wines (1942). On both sides of the Rhône, between 200 and 400 meters of altitude, straddling on the Ain and Haute-Savoie departments, the hillsides of the Seyssel vineyard are undulating.
On that occasion, Haut-Rhône Tourisme offers you to go on a hike accompanied in the Seyssel vineyard on the wine trail, “The Highness’ Knights” to discover the history of this designation area.
You will discover the original grape varieties of the territory: the Altesse “Rousette” and the Molette, from which the “Wines of Seyssel” are made. A boat ride of one hour with a tasting of wines or local fruits juice will then await you at the Gallatin Port.
Ride from the vineyards to the Rhône on the
- 13th July: in the early afternoon you will go by foot to discover the knights of the Highness, a treasure hunt through the vineyards! At the end of the road you will meet the Mollex House that will make you discover its wine cellar. You will end the day with a one-hour ride on the Rhône, with the winegrower’s company that, this time, will make you discover his wines with a tasting.
- 17th August: in the early afternoon you will go by foot to discover the knights of the Highness, a treasure hunt through the vineyards, accompanied by Emilienne, a winegrower that will enrich this walk with commentaries related to vineyards. You will end the end with a one-hour ride on the Rhône, with Emilienne’s company that, this time, will make you discover her wines with a tasting.
Prices: 25€/adult and 20€/child – to book online, go to the page “book a ride”
The price includes the accompanied hike in the vineyard and the boat ride of one hour with tasting by the winegrower.