Santa Barbara, Solvang And Hearst Castle Day Trip From Los Angeles

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 13 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    6:30am Departure – Los Angeles Farmers Market , 7:00am Departure – Four Points Sheraton Culver City
  • Departure Details :
    Los Angeles Farmers Market or Four Points Sheraton Culver City, (specific departure locations provided on voucher),
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 7pm
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Experience spectacular views and awe-inspiring sights along the California coast! You can enjoy one of the world's most scenic coastal drives on this day trip from Los Angeles. As you journey along the beautiful California coast, youll visit Santa Barbara's harbor, beaches and picturesque Spanish Mission, and see the quaint Danish village of Solvang. Youll also visit the magnificent Hearst Castle, home of famed newspaper baron William Randolph Hearst. This is a day trip that will live long in your memory!

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Fully narrated tour

Know More about this tour

Step outside the greater Los Angeles area and visit three of Southern Californias most celebrated places! Youll leave LA in the morning, heading north along the Pacific Coast to your first stop, Solvang, a quaint Danish town in the middle of the Santa Ynes Valley, featured prominently in the acclaimed movie Sideways. Youll be delighted by Solvang's Danish architecture and the Little Mermaid statue, based on the tale by Hans Christian Andersen. This is a replica of the iconic statue in Copenhagen. Finally, browse the Danish bakeries and shops before returning to your coach.

Next, youll drive to Hearst Castle. This unforgettable tour takes you through William Randolph Hearsts notoriously opulent estate, famous as much for its guests as its dcor. A favorite of the stars of Hollywoods Golden Age, Hearst Castle is filled with art treasures and architecture from around the world youll see Greek vases from 800 BC next to rare oriental carpets and magnificent statuary. Invitations to Hearst Castle were highly coveted in the 20s and 30s, so be sure to take pictures of the castle and its riches to prove you were there.

From there, your road trip travels to Santa Barbara. Here, youll tour Old Mission Santa Barbara, the Spanish Mission that gives the town its name, and learn how these Spanish religious centers were essential to settling the entire state of California. Youll see the Santa Barbara harbor and have the opportunity to take photos of the beautiful beaches before continuing on your tour.

Following your time in Santa Barbara, youll board the coach for the scenic drive back to Los Angeles. It will be the perfect relaxing end to your full-day trip along the California coast.

Inclusions

Professional tour guide

Transportation by 15-passenger van or a full-sized bus

Sightseeing in Santa Barbara and Solvang

Entry/Admission - Hearst Castle

Exclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Food and drinks

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Wheelchair accessible

For tours with fewer guests, vans may be substituted

Tours can be bilingual/multilingual as they are offered in many different languages

Children under the age of 2 are free, please advise at time of booking if infant is traveling

Tour of Mission Santa Barbara is not guaranteed