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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Santa Ynez Valley Association of REALTORS®

Santa Ynez Valley Association of REALTORS®

1623 Mission Dr. #2, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-7744

We are a trade association with 120 REALTOR® members and 20 Affiliate members.

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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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Santa Barbara Independent

Santa Barbara Independent

122 W. Figueroa St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-965-5205

We deliver news, lifestyle, arts, and entertainment coverage in-print every Thursday and all day, every day online.

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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

An array of complex small plates emphasizing flavor & finesse. Create your own tasting menu. CA eclectic fare emphasizing seasonal & sustainable.

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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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Atterdag Village of Solvang

Atterdag Village of Solvang

636 Atterdag Road, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-3263

A Multi-Level Retirement Community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, & Skilled Nursing with rehabilitation & long-term care.

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Toscana Pizzeria Tapas Enoteca

Toscana Pizzeria Tapas Enoteca

485 Alisal Rd, 163, Solvang, CA 93463
805-697-7445

Creating fresh Italian pizza and tapas daily. Excellent wine and beer bar.

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Wandering Dog Wine Bar

Wandering Dog Wine Bar

1539C Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 686-9126

Offering boutique local wines and interesting imports. Enjoy wine and beer by the glass, flight or bottle along with a variety of antipasto platters.

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Montecito Bank & Trust

Montecito Bank & Trust

591 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang, CA 93463
805-686-8605

Our vision is to make the communities we serve better places to live and work.

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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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Svendsgaard's Lodge

Svendsgaard's Lodge

1711 Mission Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
1 (800) 733-8757

Our lodge is located downtown within walking distance of ten restaurants, world famous bakeries, and over 50 different gift shops.

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Succulent Café Wine Charcuterie

Succulent Café Wine Charcuterie

1555 Mission Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 691-9444

Our vision is intelligent, tasteful cuisine that incorporates well-sourced, seasonal ingredients and pairs well with quality wine.

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Santa Ynez Valley menuguide

Santa Ynez Valley menuguide

P.O. Box 1014, Solvang, CA 93464
805-364-5373

The Santa Ynez Valley's premiere food and wine guide:
PRINT. DIGITAL. MOBILE. SOCIAL.

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Lost Point Winery & Tasting Room

Lost Point Winery & Tasting Room

436 Alisal Road, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 350-8645

Family-owned winery located in a historic windmill featuring all of our hand-crafted wines for tasting or by the glass on our view patio.

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Wheel Fun Rentals

Wheel Fun Rentals

475 First Street, Solvang, California 93463
(805) 688-0091

Wheel Fun Rentals puts Solvang explorers in motion with a plethora bikes and Surreys which hold up to 11 people.

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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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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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Fresco Valley Café

Fresco Valley Café

442 Atterdag Rd., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-8857

Fresco Valley Café is a Californian style restaurant focused on serving local, organic and sustainable cuisine!

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PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre

PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre

420 2nd Street, Solvang, CA 93463
Box Office: (805) 922-8313

For 53 years, PCPA has been presenting exemplary theatre and providing excellent training with a resident company of theatre professionals.

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Royal Copenhagen Inn

Royal Copenhagen Inn

1579 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-5561

The Royal Copenhagen Inn is located in the heart of Solvang offering spacious rooms, suites, and lofts including designated pet friendly rooms.

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Solvang Festival Theater

Solvang Festival Theater

420 Second Street, Solvang, CA 93463
805-686-1789

A 700 seat outdoor amphitheater in Solvang, CA. Experience live music and theater under the stars & under the oaks. Book your next event with us.

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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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FirstStreet Creative

FirstStreet Creative

436 First Street - Suite 102, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 693-8084

FirstStreet Creative (FSC) is a top agency that utilizes creativity and ingenuity to brand clients throughout all forms of digital design.

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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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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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