Chamonix Valley Photographic WalksSummer 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.
Accompany photographer TERESA KAUFMAN behind the scenes to discover & photograph the
unique hamlets of the Chamonix Valley. Technical tips for original photo perspectives.
Prices : starting at €20 pp Guaranteed departure as of 5 persons. Duration: approx. 3 hours
Pleasant walking on small roads & country paths. Good soles & walking poles recommended.
Information : www.teresakaufman.com
Reservations necessary the day before at the latest : +33 (0)6 08 95 89 42
CHAMONIX - PERSPECTIVES, PASSAGE-WAYS AND LUNCH AT LE BISTROT - €40
An enticing walk off the beaten-track into a little-known neighborhood. The famous chef Mickey
Bourdillat of the Michelin-starred LE BISTROT welcomes us into his bustling kitchen for a photo
session to start off. Better to book early. Lunch menu included. Beverages are not included.
Rendez-vous: 10:00 in front of the St. Michel church
Sunday: May 25, June 8 & 15
CHAMONIX - PRIVATE GARDENS + GOURMET APERITIF AT L'AUBERGE du BOIS PRIN - €35
The sunniest side of town where gardening is taken very seriously. We'll meet with gardeners, admire
their flowering creations then meander through an untouched neighborhood where no cars can climb.
The highlight is a visit to Denis Carrier's flowering vegetable patch at the Michelin-starred Auberge du
Bois Prin for exquisite Savoyard wine & an apperitif treat prepared by Chef Julien Razemon.
Rendez-vous: 14 :30 in front of the St. Michel church
Thursday: May 29, June 26, Juiy 10, 17 & 24 and August 7, 14 & 21
VALLORCINE - A WORLD APART TO BE FOUND AT THE TIP OF THE VALLEY - €20
Les Vallorcins greet us as we make our way along the grassy country paths that knit through the
typical hamlets of this unique mountain community. Encounters with wood craftsmen, farmers and
formidable gardeners as well as the hidden architectural treasures which add to their originality.
Rendez-vous: 13:36 in front of the Vallorcine SNCF train station
Monday: June 30, July 14 & 28 and August 11 & 25
TRÉLECHAMPS - A UNIQUE & RUSTIC LIFE-STYLE . TEA & CAKE IN A WOODEN HUT - €30
Observing and photographing a tradtional mountain hamlet nestled between pastures, peaks and
glacier ice. A favorite model for scenery artists of the valley since generations.
We'll stop in an ancient mountain hut for home-baked pie and a warm beverage.
Rendez-vous : 13 :20 in front of the SNCF train station of Montroc Le Planet
Monday : June 23, July 7 & 21 and August 4 & 18
SERVOZ - MILKING THE COWS IN A RURAL HAMLET PERCHED ON TOP OF A HILL - €20
A steep path takes us to the typical and sunny hamlet Le Mont where we meet Xavier Croz, the lastremaining
breeder in the valley of the caramel-coloured Tarentaise cow, while milking the herd.
Come prepared with an empty bottle if you like real fresh milk.
Rendez-vous : 16 :00 in front of the Hotel Restaurant Gorges de la Diosaz in Servoz
Tuesday : July 8 & 29 and August 26
LES HOUCHES /COUPEAU - EARLY EVENING LIGHT MAGIC AROUND AN ALPINE BOG - €20
Nestled in the bogs of an alpine pasture lies a remarkable natural environment where we will
photograph discreet plant-life while admiring some of the oldest alpine chalets of the valley.
Mont Blanc backdrop enhanced by twilight rays will make for outstanding photographs.
Rendez-vous : 16 :30 at the SNCF train station in Les Houches. We car-pool from there.
Tuesday : July 1 & 22 and August 5 & 19
Photo advice will be adapted to your level and desire during the walks. More technical courses can be arranged upon request.
tel: +33 (0)6 08 95 89 42