San Francisco and Wine Country Delights 2014

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Nicholson Ranch in Napa Valley, USARavenswood Winery in Napa Valley, USARavenswood Winery in Napa Valley, USAPier 39 at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, USA
Nicholson Ranch in Napa Valley, USA
Ravenswood Winery in Napa Valley, USA
Ravenswood Winery in Napa Valley, USA
Pier 39 at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, USA
  • Duration: 8 Days
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  • Brochure: USA and Canada 2014
    At Leisure 2014
  • Style: At Leisure
  • Description: Experience a laid back lifestyle on this guided holiday through California. Discover the iconic sights of San Francisco from the Golden Gate Bridge to vibrant Chinatown before heading to the renowned picturesque California Wine Country. Explore the lush vineyards of the Napa Valley, sample fine wines and even blend your own bottle of wine on this exciting tour through this world-famous wine region.


On every itinerary, we offer a range of optional excursions that allow you to further enhance your experience should you so choose. These are purchased when you are on your trip, via your Trafalgar Travel Director. Depending on the region visited these can be paid with cash or credit card.

A reduction of 25% of the cost of the Optional Excursions is offered to all children under the age of 16 years at the time of travel. Please Note: This discount to does not apply to North America optionals, as they are already discounted.


    • + EXCURSION TO YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK Your journey begins with a drive through San Joaquin Valley and moves into the Sierra Foothills where Forty-Niners once panned for Gold. Near Modesto, you will pass by the impressive Gallo Winery, one of the largest wineries in the world. Next, you will follow the beautiful Merced River through the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains where you will witness the majesty of Yosemite National Park and Yosemite Lodge. Tour length: 14 hours


    • + NAPA VALLEY HOT AIR BALLOONING Rise early for the experience of a lifetime! Your hot air balloon flight begins at sunrise in either the most scenic areas of the Upper Napa Valley – Oakville, Rutherford, St. Helena, Calistoga – or Winters or Capay Valley as determined by the winds. Soar peacefully in colorful hot air balloons and float silently above the trees and fields, lush vineyards and orchards and world-renown wineries. The sensation of ballooning is very gentle and its calming effect seems to put the world below into perspective. Your pilots are all experienced, professional and FAA commercially rated. They are familiar with the valley and dedicated to ensuring that your ballooning experience is safe, informative, memorable and fun! Tour length: 3.5 hours (Weather permitting).

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    • + NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN - LUNCH Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train while vineyards and wineries pass by outside your window on a relaxing round-trip journey between the historic town of Napa through one of the world’s most famous wine valleys to the quaint village of St. Helena and back. The tracks upon which the Napa Valley Wine Train runs were originally built in the 1860s to bring guests to the hot spring resort town of Calistoga. While the track to Calistoga no longer exists, much of the rest of the route of the Napa Valley Wine Train is unchanged. Due to the immense influence that rail transport had over the development of the communities and wineries of the Napa Valley, there is no shortage of sights to see during the three hour journey. Five towns; Napa, Yountville, Oakville, Rutherford and St. Helena; and numerous wineries can be seen through the large picture windows on board the Wine Train. Tour length: 3 hours.

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