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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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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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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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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CrossHatch Wines

CrossHatch Wines

436 Alisal Road, Solvang, CA 93463, (in the Windmill)
(805) 691-9192

VISIT US IN THE WINDMILL
Our tasting room is located in a historic windmill at 436 Alisal Road in downtown Solvang, California.

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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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Santa Barbara Wine Country Cycling Tours

Santa Barbara Wine Country Cycling Tours

1693 Mission Drive, Unit A102, Solvang, CA 93463
805.686.9490

Our first class wine country day tours include local cycling guide, bike rental and our locally sourced farm-to-table vineyard lunch and wine tasting.

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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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K'Syrah Catering & Events

K'Syrah Catering & Events

478 4th Place, Solvang, CA 93463
8052459564

K'Syrah is the premier farm-to-table catering and event venue serving season-driven dishes to California's Central Coast.

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Los Arroyos Mexican Restaurant & Take Out

Los Arroyos Mexican Restaurant & Take Out

1992 Old Mission Drive, Solvang, California
(805) 693-2994

A Destination in the Santa Ynez Valley!
Los Arroyos Mexican Restaurant and Take Out is a family-owned and operated restaurant since 1999.

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Succulent Cafe Wine Charcuterie

Succulent Cafe Wine Charcuterie

1555-1557 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 691-9444

Serving breakfast, lunch, & dinner, in the heart of downtown Solvang. Comfort food, made from scratch, local wines, craft beer, cheese & charcuterie.

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The Ultimate Escape Rooms

The Ultimate Escape Rooms

485 Alisal #120, Solvang, CA 93463
805-474-4208

The Ultimate Escape Rooms are a fun, physical, adventurous way to challenge your mind. Each room has a different theme.

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Space VR

Space VR

320 Alisal Road, #104, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 325-9769

Space VR is the only Virtual Reality Arcade on the Central Coast, with hundreds of games and experiences. Fun for all ages.

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Hummingbird Cafe

Hummingbird Cafe

453 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 403-7100

Welcome to Hummingbird Cafe Solvang, located in the beautiful wine country of Santa Barbara County.

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Valley Wellness Collective

Valley Wellness Collective

805-316-4540

Design your own Wellness Experience in the Santa Ynez Valley. Movement, Creativity, Nourishment, Relaxation, and Mindfulness.

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Forage Floral Design

Forage Floral Design

125 N Refugio Road. Solvang
8052916757

We are a full service floral design company for weddings and events. We also host private workshops for parties or corporate events.

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