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Photographic tour in Les Follateres, Swiss Alps

Join IFMGA-certified guide and avid photgrapher François on this photographic tour to the heart of Les Follateres reserve in Valais, Switzerland.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1 day
Offer periodMay, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelFirst time
Fitness LevelOpen to everyone
Type of tripNot specified


Join me on this photography and hiking tour in the Reserve des Follateres, in the Swiss canton of Valais. Located on the right margin of the Rhone river, this beautiful natural reserve is home to a very rich flora and fauna.

This 1-day hiking and photography tour will give you the chance to visit the Follateres in the company of a local guide and passionate photographer.

First, we’ll start with some theory. During this lesson, we’ll cover some of the basics that will allow you to take some great photographs home with you! Light, speed, diaphragm and also depth of field… we’ll go over all of this. And then, we’ll go from theory to practice while we hike the stunning paths of Les Follateres.

You’ll get to photograph flowers of all sizes and colors. I’m sure you’ll love the purple bulbocodes, a particularly beautiful species of alpine bulbs native to mountain ranges across Europe. Here in the Follateres, they start to flower in the early spring.

This tour is suitable for beginner hikers with an interest in photography. So get a group together and join me on this amazing day. You’ll discover the hidden corners of this natural reserve in one of the most beautiful corners of the Alps. Contact me now!


More info

Equipment: - Digital camera and small tripod - Flash and macro lens if available - SD card and extra battery - Notepad and pen - Picnic and drinks for the day - Hiking shoes - Backpack

Meeting point

Pavillon Follateres near the Pont du Rhone in Branson, Fully.