Teresa Photo Walks & Discoveries

01 Feb 2017 - 29 Mar 2017
Chamonix valley

Event Description

TERESA’S PHOTO WALKS & DISCOVERIES
An activity for non-skiers - to experience or to offer
FEBRUARY – MARCH 2017

 

SPECIAL OFFER – 10% reduction on all the ONE TO ONE WALKS during February & March

Discover, taste & photograph an authentic and confidential Chamonix with author-photographer Teresa Kaufman.
Her walks continue to propose innovative ways for world-travellers and photography addicts to live their experience in full.
Choose an OPEN Photo Walk that has pleased so many visitors since 2011. Or go for a ONE TO ONE Walk geared to those keen to progress with their camera/phone or simply wanting to discover the valley in a more personal manner.
An active outing for non-skiers and an original gift idea for your photo-buff friends… or for yourself.

 

 

 Two different ways to enjoy the Photo Walks:

 

PHOTO WALKS "OPEN" : Small group outings proposed twice a week during the season.
Prices: starting from €30 per person. Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 5 participants.
Duration: Plan on 3 – 3 ½  hrs depending on the itinerary.
A PRO-RATA price will be proposed if there are not enough participants signed up.

 

PHOTO WALKS "ONE TO ONE" : Bespoke & private outings designed for you.
Choose the day, itinerary & time which suits you best. (Check out the sample list of Walks.)
Prices: €150 from 1 to 3 persons. €200 from 4 to 8 persons. €10 for each additional person up to 12.
Duration: 3 – 3 ½ hrs depending on the itinerary. Full day outings can be organised upon request.

 

Guided walks on small village roads and snow paths. Warm shoes with good soles necessary.
Walking poles advised. Heat sachets for hands & feet, such as Hand-Warmers, strongly advised.
Transportation to the rendez-vous spot: by train (free with the cartes d’hôtes) or by car-pool.
In the event of very poor weather: A back-up date will be proposed.

Reservations necessary: +33 (0)6 08 95 89 42

Download here the full PDF program

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PHOTO WALKS - OPEN

SERVOZ – WINTER IN A RURAL VILLAGE OF BEAUTIFUL FARMS, RED COWS & A BAROQUE CHURCH – 30€
A traditional village of farmers, artists and lucky people who have chosen a quality of life environnement to enjoy. Servoz is famous for it’s stone fountains, architecture and red cows. All this with an extra dose of sunshine. It’s the place to be today.
Rendez-vous : 2 p.m. in front of the baroque church of Saint Loup in the center of Servoz.
Wednesday : February 1 and March 1 & 29


CHAMONIX – NOOKS & CRANNIES OFF THE BEATEN TRACK OF OLD CHAMONIX – 30€
Rustic habitats mingle with alpine aristocracy. A labyrinth of paths take us to secluded neighborhoods where restored farmhouses and turn-of-the century villas face the Mont Blanc. We’ll be sure to stop over in a cozy place for a warm drink.
Beverages and snacks are not included on this walk.
Rendez-vous : 2 p.m. in front of the St. Michel church in Chamonix
Thursday: February 2 & 16 and March 2 & 16


RÉLECHAMPS – A PRESERVED ENVIRONNEMENT IN A STORY-BOOK SETTING – 30€
Simply a magical experience on this protected plateau of forest, snow fields and traditional chalets.
Wonderful photographs to be taken in all weather conditions. Very special if it snows. And perfect for families.
The experience will be even more enjoyable if you arrive to Montroc using the little red train.
Rendez-vous : 1:20 p.m. in front of the SNCF train station of Montroc Le Planet.
Monday : February 6 & 20 and March 6 & 20


CHAMONIX – MONT BLANC FROM SUN TO SUNSET & SWEET CONFECTIONS OF A MASTER CHEF– 45€
We walk up an ancient path to a little-known neighborhood where no cars can climb. Changing light on the Mont Blanc accompanies us through-out. Late afternoon twilight assures splendid blue-light impressions. We’ll then enjoy a well-earned warm drink & dessert creation by the pastry chef of the Auberge du Bois Prin... in front of a crackling fire.
Rendez-vous : 2 p.m. in front of the St. Michel church in Chamonix.
Thursday : February 9 & 23 and March 9 & 23


VALLORCINE – SNOW PATHS THROUGH A UNIQUE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE + A HOT CHOCOLAT VALLORCIN – 40€
At the north end of the valley lies one of the most curious mountain villages in the Alpes. We’ll visit the heart of the ancient Walser hamlets before taking refuge in Guy Ancey’s café where his famous hot chocolat will be sure to revive us.
The winter solstice light, cold and blue, will delight the photographers.
Rendez-vous : 1:30 p.m. in front of the SNCF train station in Vallorcine.
Monday : February 13 and March 13 & 27


CARNAVAL – AN FULL-DAY OUTING TO EXPERIENCE ONE OF ITALY’S MOST UNUSUAL FESTIVIES – 65€
We’ll have our own minibus & chauffeur with room for 7 people. Off we go to the typicial hamlets below the Col du Grand St Bernard where the local population celebrates the Coumba Freida. We’re invited to take part in the festivities, eat a warm and simple lunch with the carnaval characters after which we will continue with more merry-making. The lunch is not included in this
price. Included is : photography guide & instruction, transportation, Mont Blanc tunnel. Car-pool is possible with cost reduction.
Rendez-vous : Sunday FEBRUARY 26. Departure – 8:30 a.m. in front of the St Michel Church. Return before 7 p.m.
Reservations are necessary no later than the 18th of February.



ONE TO ONE DISCOVERY WALKS & PHOTOGRAPHY
Walks, on-site photo classes or a personal photo-shoot

SPECIAL OFFER – 10% reduction on all the ONE TO ONE WALKS during February & March

A bespoke ONE TO ONE Photo Walk is designed to suit your interests awnd expectations. It can be :

- A tailor-made discovery walk: you choose the day, the time, the itinerary according to your wishes.
- An in-situ photo class to improve your photography skills while discoverying amazing scenery.
- A personalised photo-shoot in an incredible setting.

We’ll try to make a stop on each walk in a typical, cosy & photogenic café to refresh and warm up.  
Meals, beverages and lifts during a ONE TO ONE walk are not included in the price.

Prices: €150  from 1 - 3 persons. €200 from 4 - 8 persons. €10 for each additional person up to 12.
Duration: 3h – 3 ½ hrs depending on the itinerary.
Guided walks on small village roads and country snow paths.
Warm shoes, good soles and walking poles if you choose.  Heat sachets for the hands are advised.

Reservations necessary: +33 (0)6 08 95 89 42



HERE’S A CHOICE OF ITINERARIES FOR THIS WINTER :

CHAMONIX – MEET & PHOTOGRAPH A GREAT CHEF THEN DISCOVERY THE SECRET CORNERS OF TOWN
Before getting on the off-the-beaten track through Chamonix, we’ll pop into Chef Michey Bourdillat’s Matafan kitchen to discreetly observe the lunch preparations in the luxurious Hotel Mont-Blanc. After the walk, plan to eat one of your best
lunchtime meals ever. A unique opportunity for foodies. The menu of the day at the Matafan – beverages aside – is 23€.

CHAMONIX, SERVOZ, VALLORCINE - CREATIONS OF SINGULAR ARTISTS & ARTISANS FOR COLLECTIONERS
A walk especially designed for traditional arts & crafts fans. We’ll visit a selection of artists throughout the valley looking for that perfect object to add to your collection from a choice of painters, sculptors, illustrators, a cow bell maker and a poya folk-artist.

SERVOZ – A RURAL VILLAGE OF BEAUTIFUL FARMS, RED COWS, A BAROQUE CHURCH & COUNTRY INNS
A traditional village of farmers, artists and lucky people who have chosen a quality of life environnement to enjoy. Servoz is famous for it’s stone fountains, architecture and red cows. All this with an extra dose of sunshine. Servoz also boasts three country restaurants. An idea : enjoy a home-cooked meal before the walk in Servoz.

CHAMONIX – A DISCOVERY WALK OF A SUN-DRENCHED HAMLET FAMOUS FOR IT’S GASTRONOMY
We’ll leave the center of town to discover one of Chamonix’s best preserved neighborhoods where not only the panorama is remarkable but also the wonderful atmosphere of Denis Carrier’s Auberge du Bois Prin. We’ll make a stop here to come in from the cold for a cappuccino or a glass of wine from Denis’ famous cellar. Or perhaps one of the house-chef’s pastry creations...

CHAMONIX – AN APRÈS-SKI DISCOVERY OF CHAMONIX IN BLUE LIGHT + THE BEST COCKTAIL BARS
Finally a Photo Walk for skiers - and non-skiers too. A photogenic tour as the night falls, the lights come on and the famous blue light takes over the sky. It’s also a tour of some of Chamonix’s best cocktail bars. Colourful night-time photos, indoors and out, for a mix of chamoniard and urban glamour. Beverages and nibbles are not included on this walk.

VALLORCINE – SNOW PATHS THROUGH A UNIQUE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE - ARCHITECTURE + AUSTERE BEAUTY
At the north end of the valley lies one of the most curious mountain villages in the Alpes. We’ll visit the heart of the ancient Walser hamlets before taking refuge in Guy Ancey’s café where his famous hot chocolat will be sure to revive us.
The winter solstice light, cold and blue, will delight the photographers.

OFFER YOURSELF A POETIC PORTRAIT AS A GIFT – A PERSONAL PHOTO-SHOOT AS YOU LIKE IT
Leave your camera behind and let me concentrate on taking the photos of you in a natural setting. Or perhaps of you with your family, friends and even your pets. Or you may want a photo-story done to remember a special moment or event during your holiday. We’ll choose together the location. Ask for a quote to know the prices and conditions.

Find the Event

Chamonix valley
Chamonix
Phone: +33 6 08 95 89 42
Event Owner/Manager
Name: Teresa Kaufman
Address: 74400 Chamonix
Phone: +33 6 08 95 89 42
Email: teresa.kaufman@wanadoo.fr