Project Description

Photography weekend at the Château de Vullierens

A weekend of photography in Switzerland’s most spectacular garden

Chateau de Vullierens captures your imagination from the moment you step through the gates.  Set on a hilltop overlooking the Alps and Mont Blanc, this sumptuous garden offers a superb destination for a weekend of photography in Switzerland.  The elegant chateau and its beautiful 30-hectare gardens–recognized as a Partner Garden by the UK’s Royal Horticultural Society– provide a wonderful backdrop for creating stunning images.

Join a workshop to learn the best way to capture the beauty of this wonderful setting from one of our expert photography instructors.

May 2020

Dates: Friday, 22 May – Saturday, 23 May

Wet weather contingency date 30 May 2020

PHOTOGRAPHY WEEKEND

The program at a glance:  

  • All day access to the chateau gardens when you sign up for a workshop (admission included)
  • Tailor your own weekend – choose which photography workshop(s) you would like to join
  • The gardens will stay open late on Friday for sunset and open early on Saturday for sunrise. Entrance to the gardens during these times for self-guided  shooting is free to All-Access Pass holders or people attending workshops on that day.  (Access to the sunrise and sunset workshops is limited to All-Access Pass holders or those who purchase those workshops).
  • All-Access Pass holders may also join a free guided tour of the gardens on Saturday morning to learn about the history of the chateau and the gardens.
  • The château produces its own wine from the vineyards in the surrounding grounds. This is available for tasting throughout the day in the boutique.

WORKSHOPS AND SCHEDULE

Session Friday, 22 May Saturday, 23 May
Sunrise Session (5:30-7:00) Choose From:

  • Landscape photography
  • Low-light photography
Morning Session (10:00-13:30) Choose From:

  • Beginner photography
  • Macro photography
Choose From:

  • Smartphone photography
  • Portraits with flash
Afternoon Session (14:30-18:00) Choose From:

  • Smartphone photography
  • Natural portraits
Choose From:

  • Beginner photography
  • Macro photography
Sunset Session (20:45-22:15) Choose From:

  • Landscape photography
  • Low-light photography

Customize your weekend by choosing the workshops that are right for you.

All packages include admission to the chateau gardens for the entire day of the workshop (both days for All-Access Pass holders), allowing ample time to practice the skills covered in the workshops.

1 Workshop

CHF90-

2 Workshops (same day)

CHF160-