Drive your classic car on the big rally to the south of France, through Provence and to the Côte d'Azur.
Enjoy Your classic car at a large, impeccably organized rally.
Experience the sporty driving pleasure on the most beautiful roads, usually with little traffic.
Discover Landscapes of great beauty, the light of the south, the charm of Provence.
Be amazed about the variety of brands and models participating in the RAID. The RAID is considered a rolling museum. Driving in this environment is an exciting pleasure.
Rejoice about the shared experience with like-minded people, typical local cuisine and very good hotels.
Drive you the RAID DU SUD IV - a rally in the tradition of 33 years of RAID, an enriching experience.
The route 2024
Mostly on routes that are being traveled by the RAID for the first time.
Back on the program after the success of 2021: the impressive Grand Canyon du Verdon, a very special driving experience.
New: tasting stops
As with the RAID Autumn Rally 2023, there is this one
RAID tasting stops.
You get to know typical specialties - without this detracting from the sporting event like the RAID: they are inspiring breaks on a long journey.
RAID DU SUD IV: The program
Thursday, September 19, 2024
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m
Arrival of the RAID participants in Gstaad, afterwards. Reception, administration, driver briefing,
Hand over the road book and lunch bags, move to the waiting area.
Start of the first cars on the promenade in Gstaad, drive through the Oberland, the Vaud and the Valais to Savoy.
Arrival in Aix-Les-Bains.
You stay in hotels directly on Lac du Bourget.
This is how you can experience Savoy at its most beautiful!
Dinner at the hotels.
Friday, September 20, 2024
Start at the quay in Aix-Les-Bains.
The journey goes south on routes that have never been traveled by the RAID DU SUD before.
Lunch on the way.
You discover regional cuisine. As is tradition, in a particularly beautiful place.
Then you reach Provence, a tasting stop awaits you on the way, you feel the warmth, the light, the landscape and enjoy being in the south!
Then start the rally at Quai Aix-Les-Bains. The journey goes south on routes that have never been traveled by the RAID DU SUD before.
Lunch on the way.
You discover regional cuisine. As is tradition, in a particularly beautiful place.
You then reach Provence. A tasting stop awaits you on the way, you feel the warmth, the light, the landscape and enjoy being in the south!
approximately 5:00 p.m
You reach the old Roman town of Orange.
Dinner à la Provençale and overnight at the Hotel Mercure, which is under new management and is regionally known for its cuisine.
Saturday, September 21, 2024
Start in orange.
The big journey on routes that have never been seen before
RAID DU SUD begins. Places with magical names, quiet routes, rolling hills, old walls – you will experience Provence from a fascinating perspective.
Lunch in a place that will remain in your fondest memories.
This is followed by villages and small towns typical of the south. Tasting stop along the way before the rally continues.
And then the Grand Canyon du Verdon! A driving experience that many participants in RAID DU SUD III still rave about today.
approximately 4:00 p.m
You are at the new destination of the RAID, feel the proximity of the sea,
enjoy the aperitif at a wonderfully landscaped, artificial lake. This is how you celebrate the official end of a big, impressive journey!
Free Drive (45 km) according to the road book of the Côte de l' Estérel to Cannes Mandelieu, on the left the red rocks, on the right along the blue sea.
Arrive at the popular RAID Hotel Pullman Royal Casino, one of the few hotels on the Côte located directly on the sea.
Aperitif high above the swimming pool.
Dîner de Gala and awards ceremony under a southern starry sky on the terrace directly above the sea, with the fairy lights of Cannes in the distance.
A unique experience in the spirit of historic automobiles comes to a stylish conclusion here.
Sunday, September 22nd, 2024
Breakfast in the hotel.
Check out. We're already looking forward to the next RAID!
Individual journey home.
Your hotels on this RAID
The hotels are carefully selected by RAID experts and impress with their quiet location, accessibility and the quality of the rooms, cuisine and services. The Hotel Mercure in Orange is under new management, while the Hotel Pullman Royal Casino in Cannes-Mandelieu is one of the RAID participants' favorite hotels.
On all rally days you will arrive at the hotels early, at around 5:00 p.m
Aix Les Bains:
Aix Les Bains:
Hotel Pullman Royal Casino
Select the category you would like to ride in
Veterans: Automobiles born up to 1945
Classics: Automobiles born up to 1994
Youngtimers: Automobiles born between 1995 and 2004
openRAID: no tests, no timing, just enjoy!
If you have decided on one of these categories, you can also register for one of the three following special ratings. This is also a special feature that the RAID offers you.
- The RAID team ranking:
3 cars form a team that races under a common name. The team ranking is suitable for families, friends or business partners.
The winner is the team with the lowest penalty points.
- For 25 years: The RAID LADIES› CUP – the women’s ranking:
A separate classification, exclusively for women's teams (driver/co-driver). The RAID was the first rally to add the women's classification.
- Young RAIDERS› Trophy – only the RAID offers that!
The RAID has been supporting young drivers for years. It's important to keep the flame high and pass it on!
Up to the age of 30, a discount of CHF 200 on the participant price. Limited number of starting places available.
Compare – the RAID offers you more
RAID/TCS breakdown service
Replacement and repair vehicles with specialized mechanics with extensive RAID experience. Own towing service. TCS patrol.
RAID luggage service for participants with cars with small trunks. For a price of CHF 50 per piece of luggage, your luggage will be brought to your hotel in Aix-Les-Bains, Orange and Cannes-Mandelieu. Baggage drop-off in Gstaad, return in Cannes-Mandelieu.
RAID doctor. An experienced RAID doctor accompanies the event from Gstaad to Cannes-Mandelieu.
RAID car return transport (optional). The TCS specialists will bring your classic car back from Cannes-Mandelieu to Switzerland. And if you wish, your modern car from your place of residence to Cannes-Mandelieu. This way you can start your return journey independently and perhaps combine it with a few days of vacation.
For these services please contact directly:
TCS Assistance Transport
Tel. +41 58 827 64 64
Fax +41 58 827 50 09
This is only available exclusively at RAID – the “Découverte culinaire” package (optional)
For years there has been a special evening program for culinary connoisseurs and connoisseurs. This time in another Michelin star restaurant with a great history. On the second day of the rally, September 20, 2024, you will eat in the evening Restaurant La Mère Germaine (one Michelin star) in Château Neuf du Pape.
The restaurant, opened in 1922 by the cook and landlady Germaine Vion, was quickly recognized by the Michelin Guide. And a must for Parisian society who traveled to the Côte.
Today the restaurant is the premier address for modern Mediterranean cuisine, prepared by Belgian star chef Christophe Hardiquest. The meal is accompanied by short comments on the history, the individual courses and the wine selection.
Surcharge per person CHF 310.- including travel from the hotel in Orange to the restaurant and back in luxury vans and/or taxis. Number of participants limited.
Conditions of Participation
Automobiles of all categories and displacement classes up to and including the year 1994 are eligible for RAID. For younger vehicles: handicap regulations. The year of the vehicle is automatically taken into account during tests.
Introductory price: Registration and payment made by March 31, 2024: You save CHF 200.-
CHF 4,680.- for 2 people in the double room
CHF 5,520.- for 2 people in a single room
Regular participant price: Registration and payment deadline from April 1, 2024
CHF 4,880.- for 2 people in a double room
CHF 5,720.- for 2 people in a single room
Last registration and payment date: July 15, 2024
Payment is due upon registration. Registrations will only be confirmed in writing after payment has been received. This confirmation is a prerequisite for participation in the RAID.
RAID DU SUD IV
Included in the entry fee
- Three dinners and three nights in very good hotels
In Orange and Cannes-Mandelieu all participants are accommodated in the same hotel, in Aix-Les-Bains in two hotels opposite each other on the lake
- Delivery of the lunch bags for the first day of the rally in Gstaad. Over the next few days we have two lunches in particularly beautiful places along the way
- All meals up to and including breakfast from September 22nd, 2024. Very good, typically regional cuisine, tested by RAID experts
- Mineral water (available in bottles before the start)
- Tasting stops
- At lunchtime: mineral water (alcohol at your own expense and responsibility), in the evening aperitif, table wine and mineral water, coffee if desired
- Festive dinner with awards ceremony on September 21, 24 on the terrace of the Hotel Pullman in Cannes-Mandelieu, directly over the sea
- Parking fees, vehicle surveillance
- Luggage service (optional)
- Trophies, gifts, prizes
- All rally documents, rally number and rally plate
- RAID doctor
- RAID breakdown service
- TCS patrol
- Regulations, road books etc.
- Support on all rally days by experienced RAID officials
The organizer expressly rejects any liability towards vehicles, participants, their accompanying persons and owners of the vehicles. The vehicle drivers and/or owners are liable to third parties. This exclusion of liability also applies to officials and helpers. By signing the registration, the participant declares that he accepts these conditions unconditionally and that he expressly waives any legal action against the organizers or the RAID organization in any way and for whatever reasons. The organizer can punish negligence, non-compliance with the regulations, unsportsmanlike behavior or violation of the law with exclusion. The place of jurisdiction is Arlesheim, BL (Switzerland).
The owners of the participating vehicles must be insured for claims against third parties in accordance with the applicable regulations. In no case is insurance a matter for the RAID organization.
The organizer expressly reserves the right to make any changes to the program or individual parts of the event and, if necessary, to adapt the services.
RAID organization, Binningerstrasse 95, CH-4123 Allschwil / Basel
Tel. +41 61 301 38 95 – Fax +41 61 301 38 59 – firstname.lastname@example.org – www.raid.ch
Volvo – official car partner of the RAID du SUD IV 2024
The legendary Swedish brand is providing all support vehicles this year. We are happy to be able to use these modern and reliable cars as work tools.
Getting to their locations quickly and safely is extremely important for the RAID officials - the quality of the event depends on this.
We would like to thank Volvo Car Switzerland AG for this generous gesture. Our participants - and of course we too - will live with these automobiles for three days and will particularly appreciate what is special about this brand: the proverbial safety and reliability of Swedish automobiles.
Volvo is also a brand that has made history in classic rallying.
Raiders, start your engines!