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Discover the rustic charm of Servoz, an alpine village packed with phenomenal alpine views. Have your photos taken by a professional photographer as you walk across the farms and breathtaking landscapes this lively village boasts. Admire the famous limestone fountains, bread ovens, red cows, and traditional rural architecture in what many consider to be Chamonix Valley’s best kept secret.
What you get on this adventure:
What’s not included:
NOTE: Upon request, your guide can provide the service of a professional photoshoot with a full format camera and 20 high definition files. In that case, the price is not the same. You can talk to your guide about the prices for the professional photoshoot or contact us to learn more.
In order to participate in this hiking adventure in the Chamonix area, you need to have a moderate level of fitness. You’ll be walking for approximately three hours and you’ll have to carry a backpack large enough to fit all the necessary items you’ll need. The walks are not strenuous and are perfect if you wish to explore the area and make stops to have great photos taken.
Here’s a list of the equipment you need to bring:
Dress comfortably and for the weather in clothes you can move in. We suggest bringing clothing appropriate for the season. Layers are best and don’t wear jeans.
Group sizes and prices:
Photo-hiking in the Chamonix area can be arranged for larger groups. Contact us to make arrangements.
Min. age requirements:
If your group has hikers under the age of 18, contact us prior to booking to make arrangements.
To get to Chamonix, most people fly into Geneva International Airport (GVA), one hour away. Once you arrive, there are several ways to reach your destination, including public transport. Looking to make the airport transfer hassle-free? Check out Mountain Drop-Offs—they provide door-to-door service in their comfy and spacious shuttles.
There are three walks for which you must have a personal car as the starting point of the walk is not near the train or main road. These include the Renaissance Walk, the Servoz Walk, and the Switzerland Walk – Finhaut and Giétroz. If you don’t have a personal car, your guide can arrange a taxi service that will bring you to the designated meeting point where your guide will meet you and the taxi can pick you up after the walk. For the most part the taxi service vehicles can carry up to 8 people.
In the event that the road for the Renaissance Walk, i.e. Coupeau, is closed due to snow (usually in early spring or late autumn), you’ll head to Charousse, a backup option, instead of Coupeau.
The other walks—the Tréléchamps Walk and the Chamonix Walk do not require personal cars. The Chamonix Walk will be in downtown neighborhoods. For the Tréléchamps Walk, the meeting point can be reached by a lovely little red shuttle train (free with their Carte d’hôte card).
Once you and your guide agree on the details of your itinerary, your guide will provide specific instructions on the meeting locations for each walk. The guide will choose the appropriate terrain dependent on conditions and the ability of the group.
57hours is committed to providing safe outdoor adventure experiences. We require all guides using our platform to have a COVID-19 safety plan and to make the details of that plan accessible to travelers. In most cases, group sizes will be reduced, guides will avoid overcrowded locations, and other safety measures will be met depending on the location and activity.
We also expect clients to respect local regulations and take measures to protect themselves, guides and the communities they’re traveling to. For more information on COVID-19 measures in the Chamonix area, France, please refer to France Diplomacy’s advice for travelers and foreign nationals and Switzerland’s official COVID-19 travel guidelines.
Please contact us if you have any questions or require further information. We are happy to provide you with the most up-to-date information!