Solvang: An Authentically Danish-American Town

Founded in 1911, the community of Solvang holds Danish-American charm and tradition, while thriving year-round as a destination loved by families, couples and people of all ages. Only two hours up the coast from Los Angeles, Solvang has carried on the Danish traditions of language, folk dancing, music and cuisine. The streets are flanked with Danish farm-style architecture and windmills of all sizes catch the first and last light throughout the village. The Danish Days annual festival emerged in 1936 and continues to commemorate Solvang’s heritage every September. Festivals and celebrations are traditional parts of Solvang’s charm – from the Taste of Solvang every March and Julefest (Yule-fest) during December. Be drawn into Scandinavian culture strolling Solvang’s flower-lined streets or stepping into five authentic bakeries and more than 30 restaurants and cafes – featuring not only Danish cuisine but also wine-country, international and traditional American favorites. Dozens of wine and beer tasting rooms, wine bars and gourmet food shops tempt palates with the bounty of nearby vineyards and farms.  To learn more about Solvang, visit the Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau at www.VisitSolvang.com.

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Viking Motel

Viking Motel

1506 Mission Dr., Solvang, California 93463
(866) 779-1773

Viking Motel is located in the heart of Solvang, California at 1506 Mission Drive within walking distance to shops and restaurants.

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Nojoqui Falls Park

Nojoqui Falls Park

Nojoqui Falls Park, 3250 Alisal Rd, Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 568-2460

An 85-acre county park with a playground, picnic area & an accessible waterfall measuring 80 feet.

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Stagecoach Co. Wine Tours Inc.

Stagecoach Co. Wine Tours Inc.

1482 Aalborg Way, Solvang, CA 93463
805-686-8347

The first and premiere wine tour based in the Santa Ynez Valley of Santa Barbara Wine Country.
We are the #1 activity on Trip Advisor!

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COMPLETE weddings + events

COMPLETE weddings + events

PO Box 1664, Solvang, CA 93464
(805) 688-7978

Complete Weddings and Events, your leading provider of event and wedding photography, videography, lighting, DJ services and photo booth rental.

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Compass Wine Tours

Compass Wine Tours

1639 Copenhagen Dr, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 701-0918

Compass Wine Tours is locally owned and operated by Bill Henderson. Our focus is to provide you with an unforgettable wine tour experience.

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Cecco Ristorante

Cecco Ristorante

475 1st Street, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-8880

Seasonally inspired Italian cuisine featuring wood burning oven pizza, handmade pastas, cheese, and antipasti.

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Leonardo's Ristorante & Pizzeria

Leonardo's Ristorante & Pizzeria

632 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 686-0846

Leonardos's, serving you authentic traditional Italian food.

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Sante Wine Bar & Lounge

Sante Wine Bar & Lounge

433 Alisal Rd., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 691-9641

A modern, contemporary inspired Wine & Beer lounge featuring a wide selection of central coast wines, local beers on tap or by the bottle.

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Carivintas Winery

Carivintas Winery

476 First Street, Solvang, CA 93436
805-693-4331

We started the winery with three things in mind: to do something we enjoy and love; make a decent living; and give back to the community.

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Wildling Museum

Wildling Museum

1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-1082

The Wildling is a lovely nature art museum with classroom, library and unique store. Various spaces are available to rent for your meetings/events!

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Buttonwood Farm Winery & Vineyard

Buttonwood Farm Winery & Vineyard

1500 Alamo Pintado Road,, Solvang CA 93463
(805) 688-3032

Taste our estate wines in a friendly atmosphere. Relax on our patio and sip our wide range of delicious wines, from Sauvignon Blanc to Cabernet Franc!

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The Good Life craft beer & wine cellar

The Good Life craft beer & wine cellar

1672 Mission Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-7111

The Good Life is a bottle shop & bar specializing in California craft beer and local, Artisan wines from Santa Barbara to Paso Robles.

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D.Volk Wines

D.Volk Wines

1588 Mission Dr. , Solvang, CA 93463, ,
(805) 688-3488

Wine by the glass and tastings available daily inside or on the patio

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Elverhoj Museum of History and Art

Elverhoj Museum of History and Art

1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 686-1211

History, Heritage, Art: Exhibits tell Solvang’s rich history, celebrate the colorful heritage of Denmark, and feature changing gallery art shows.

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Flag Is Up Farms

Flag Is Up Farms

901 East Highway 246, Solvang, CA 93463
805-688-4382

Monty and Pat Roberts, with their team, have used violence-free, training methods to guide horses on their way to happy and successful careers.

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Sort This Out Cellars & High Roller Tiki Lounge

Sort This Out Cellars & High Roller Tiki Lounge

1636 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-1717

Sort This Out Cellars is a small producer of California wines. Produced from grapes grown throughout California's wine country.

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Tenley Fohl Photography

Tenley Fohl Photography

Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 689-9060

Photography focusing on the region’s innate, prominent bounty – Scenic | Food | Wine – as well as wine country lifestyle and events.

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Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards

Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards

1645 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
8056869336

An unforgettable wine tasting experience featuring beautiful wines made from L&L's estate grown, hand-picked, sustainably farmed grapes.

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First & Oak at the Mirabelle Inn

First & Oak at the Mirabelle Inn

409 1st St, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-1703

Chef Snook, veteran to Michelin rated kitchens, creates a build your own 3-5 course tasting menu; choose from 15 seasonal plates. Decadent & complex!

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Meadowlark Inn

Meadowlark Inn

2644 Mission Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-4631

Meadowlark Inn is a Wine Country Retreat in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley.

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Wine Valley Inn & Cottages

Wine Valley Inn & Cottages

1564 Copenhagen Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(800) 824-6444

Old-World charm at Wine Valley Inn & Cottages. The Inn features Garden Cottages and Guest Room accommodations to suit every taste and budget.

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Solvang Gardens Lodge

Solvang Gardens Lodge

293 Alisal Rd., Solvang, CA 93463
1 (888) 688-4404

Quaint and quiet 24 room Boutique Lodge in a residential neighborhood at walking distance to shops, restaurants and wine tasting bars.

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Solvang Brewing Company

Solvang Brewing Company

1547 Mission Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-2337

Welcome to Solvang Brewing Company. Where Danish Tradition, Craft Beer and delicious food, come together in the heart of Solvang's Historic Downtown.

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Hadsten House Inn and Spa

Hadsten House Inn and Spa

1450 Mission Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(800) 457-5373

Hadsten House Inn offers the highest quality accommodations in Solvang, CA.

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Santa Ynez Valley Association of REALTORS®

Santa Ynez Valley Association of REALTORS®

650 Alamo Pintado Rd. Ste. 201 , Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-7744

We are a trade association with 140 REALTOR® members and 40 Affiliate members. For a complete list of our members visit our website: www.syvaor.com.

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