- Motor coach or train to Monterey
- Cannery Row, 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, Carmel, overnight in Monterey
- Train ride through Salinas Valley, overnight in Paso Robles
- Hearst Castle, San Simeon coast
- San Luis Obispo to Oakland or San Francisco by Amtrak Coast Starlight
Day 1 - San Francisco to Monterey. 154 miles:
Pick up from your hotel around 8:30 a.m. Departure by 9:00 a.m. Driving via Half Moon Bay or through Silicon Valley to Castroville. See miles of artichoke and strawberry fields with beautiful views of Monterey Bay. By midday stop at Cannery Row allowing time for lunch. Drive along the seaside flower gardens of Pacific Grove to 17 Mile Drive. See the ocean crash on shore and mansions and golf courses. Stop at Pebble Beach. Continue to Carmel by the Sea, the idyllic village with its art galleries and cottages set in Pine trees. Arrive at your hotel by 5:30.*Bay Park Hotel, Monterey. Dinner and Breakfast.
Day 2 - Monterey to Paso Robles. 98 miles:
After a relaxing morning, at 10:15 Sal's taxi (prepaid) transfers you to Salinas Train Station. See Traveling by Amtrak Coast Starlight AMTRAK Train # 11 Coast Starlight leaves at 11:48, just in time for lunch going through Salinas Valley, center of Monterey County’s agricultural region by the river and small towns, fields of lettuce, broccoli and acres of green houses. Around King City we see miles of newly planted vineyards where just a few years ago there was only cattle pasture. The oil fields appear and then the military installations at Camp Roberts. Passing Mission San Miguel we reach *Paso Robles at 1:38. The hotel car takes you to Paso Robles Inn for overnight stay. Spend the afternoon in this interesting quintessential small town with many wineries and tasting rooms.
*Paso Robles Inn, Paso Robles.
DINNING ON THE TRAIN - THE DINNING CAR & CAFE LOUNGE CAR ON COAST STARLIGHT:
The Dinning Car offers a truly unique restaurant style dinning experience to both Sleeping Car and Coach passengers. Enjoy regional wines and regionally inspired dishes prepared by our talented chefs, all the while enjoying a level of service you'd expect of a fine restaurant. In addition to the Dinning Car, all passengers are invited to relax, socialize and dine in the Cafe Lounge Car. The Lounge Car offers extended hours and a more casual environment where you can satisfy your appetite with sandwiches, snacks, beer, cocktails, wine, and an assortment of sodas and juices.
Day 3: Paso Robles to Hearst Castle and return to San Francisco. 255 miles:
The Wine Wrangler takes you about 45 minutes west to the coast and then on Highway One to San Simeon. *Tour No. 1 of Hearst Castle built by Julia Morgan during the 1920s and 1930s for the art collection of world famous newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst. This 2 hour tour is ideal for first time visitors with an easy walk, a total of about 150 steps. Enjoy a picnic lunch and stop for shopping or visit a winery. Continue to San Luis Obispo. Board The Coast Starlight Train at 3:43pm going north through Salinas and San Jose arriving in Oakland around 9:32 with a transfer to San Francisco arriving by 10:05 p.m. (Dinner available on the train)
Del Monte e Castello Tour - 3 days – Tour Code SF2MH
Available almost daily except on certain holidays and weekends
** Price per person - 2017**
|3 day Del Monte e Castello||$803||$1,034||$726||$462|
Cost per person in U.S. Dollars. child 5 - 11
Cost example for 3 days:
1 adult in a room is $1,034. 1 adult and 2 (10 years old) children in a room is $1,034 + ($462 x 2) = $1,958
2 adults in a room is $803 x 2 = $1,606. 2 adults and 1 child in a room is ($803 x 2) + $462 = $2,068
3 adults in a rooms is $726 x 3 = $2,178
Please note each room has two double beds. It will be too small for three adults. We recommend to reserve two rooms for three adults.
Tour to Monterey, train to Paso Robles then on to San Francisco.
Two nights hotel, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, 1 lunch including tax
and 17 mile Drive fees. Hearst Castle Tour from Paso Robles.
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