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Chamonix Valley Photographic WalksDecember/January 2013/2014

Say Jeff Steiner sent you and get a 10% discount on the basic photo walk fee (not including meals) of €20.

Unusual and secret itineraries for the curious photographer and world traveler. An ideal activity for non-skiers. Accompany the photographer Teresa Kaufman and get behind the scenes to discover, taste and photograph the unique neighborhoods and hamlets of the Chamonix Valley. Special attention with technical tips for original photo perspectives.
Prices: starting at 20€ pp depending on the itinerary. Duration: 3-3h1/2 hours
Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 4 persons. Pleasant walking on snowy paths.
Warm shoes, good soles & walking poles are highly recommended.
Reservations necessary the day before at the latest: +33 (0)6 08 95 89 42

TWO WALKS TO HELP YOU FIND THAT SPECIAL GIFT FOR CHRISTMAS SERVOZ - WOMAN, PAINTER, POET, SINGER - ANAKA - A UNIQUE ENCOUNTER - 20€ Spending a moment with ANAKA is an experience in itself. She invites us into her chalet in the forest for coffee in front of the fire. An opportunity to discover her unique and colourful artwork. Plenty of unique gift ideas here. My advice: Reserve for an early lunch before the walk chez Marc Serres at the Restaurant des Gorges (Bib Michelin) 04 50 47 20 97
Rendez-vous: 13:30 in front of the Restaurant des Gorges in Servoz
Sunday: December 22

CHAMONIX - TWO RENOWNED ARTISTS + A WARM DRINK IN A COSY SPOT - 28€ A cross-town trek to pay a visit to both Michel Delamarre et Lionel Wibault - two friends, two disciplines, one passion: painting. Watercolour for one, Oil for the other. In between studio visits, we stop for a warm drink in a cosy establishment nestled in a lovely traditional village.
Rendez-vous: 13:45 in front of the St. Michel church in Chamonix
Monday: December 23

CHAMONIX - HIDDEN PATHS & OLD FARMS FOLLOWED BY HIGH TEA - 30€ A labyrinth of paths take us to a typical neighborhood of beautiful old farmhouses facing the Mont Blanc. High tea awaits us back in town in a charmingly restored palace-hotel. Rendez-vous : 14 :00 in front of the St. Michel church in Chamonix Monday : December 3O and January 13 & 27

CHAMONIX - A DETOX WALK, BEAUTY TREATMENT + ORGANIC TEA & CAKES - 40€ Caro, the dynamic and versatile hairdresser will give everyone a new look before we set off on our walk to a neighborhood known for it's positive energy. A relaxing moment in a new organic café for a vitamin-charged drink and homemade health snack. Just the place for a New Year resolution.
Rendez-vous: 14:00 in front of the St Michel church in Chamonix
Monday: January 6 & 20

VALLORCINE - NORTHERN POLAR LIGHT JUST DOWN THE ROAD - 20€ No need to travel to the North Pole to get the feel. Vallorcine provides us with a most exotic nordic environment along her snowy paths. The winter solstice sun makes for exquisite photographs. An ideal spot for chasing the dragon. The dragon of photography of course...
Rendez-vous: 13:36 in front of the Vallorcine SNCF train station.
Wednesday: December 25 and January 8 & 22

CHAMONIX - FROM SUN TO SUNSET & SWEET CONFECTIONS OF A MASTER CHEF - 35€ We walk up an ancient snowy path to a little-known neighborhood where no cars can climb. Late-afternoon light on the Mont Blanc assures splendid sunset impressions. Michelin-starred dessert chef Cyril Gerard prepares for us a sweet treat in front of the fire at the Auberge du Bois Prin.
Rendez-vous: 14:00 in front of the St. Michel church in Chamonix
Thursday: December 26 and January 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
tel: +33 (0)6 08 95 89 42

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