San Francisco & Wine Country

FEATURING THE NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN

Napa Valley Wine train (1)
Package includes:
  • Airport transfers
  • 4 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 2 Dinners
  • 2nts in San Francisco’s Fisherman's Wharf area
  • Narrated Bay Cruise 
  • Napa Valley Wine Train including gourmet lunch & local wine
  • Tour & Tasting of Chateau St. Jean
  • Sonoma Town Plaza
  • Wine tasting at Frances Ford Coppola Winery featuring the Movie Gallery of the filmmakers memorabilia 
  • Wine tasting at Buena Vista Winery, the oldest in CA founded in 1857

 

Accommodations:
  • Days 1 and 2 – Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, California
  • Days 3 and 4 – Doubletree Hotel-Sonoma Wine Country, Rohnert Park, California
Itinerary:

DAY 1 Arrive in California:                                                                                                                                           Upon arrival in San Francisco, transfer to your lodging in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf area. Your Tour Manager will be available at 6:00 p.m. in the lobby to offer dining suggestions.

DAY 2 Touring in San Francisco:                                                                                                                              Following breakfast, embark on a local guide-led narrated tour of San Francisco where you will see so many of the landmarks that made the city known throughout the world. See Union Square, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park as well as Chinatown and the world’s most crooked street. In the afternoon embark on a narrated San Francisco Bay cruise, taking in the city’s waterfront, Fort Mason, the Presidio, Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Maybe even ride on one of the city’s famed cable cars. Tonight, dinner is on historic Fisherman’s Wharf. Meals: B, D

DAY 3 Napa Valley Wine Train and Chateau St. Jean Winery:
Travel today to beautiful Napa Valley to climb aboard the meticulously restored vintage rail cars of the Napa Valley Wine Train. While on board, your waiter will bring a freshly prepared gourmet lunch while the views of the vineyards and wineries pass by. Continue your day in California’s wine country at beautiful Chateau St. Jean Winery. Here, take a historical guided tour of the winery. Stroll the Mediterranean-inspired gardens and visit the demonstration vineyards to learn about the wine varietals and grape-growing styles. Observe the barrel room, and stroll through the historic Chateau while tasting four different wines. Meals: B, L

DAY 4 Francis Ford Coppola and Buena Vista Wineries:                                                                                  Begin the day at the winery and museum of Academy Award winning director Frances Ford Coppola for wine tasting and visit. Sample some of the region’s finest wines while touring the Movie Gallery, which displays a vast collection of the filmmaker’s memorabilia, including the 1948 Tucker car from the movie of the same name, Don Corleone’s desk from The Godfather as well as Mr. Coppola’s five Oscars. Next stop in the historic Sonoma Town Plaza with its restaurants and shops. A stroll around the town square will take you past former Mexican barracks, 19th-century hotels, the San Francisco Solano Mission and the site of the Bear Flag Revolt. Enjoy lunch on your own in this quaint California town. Then head to the oldest commercial winery in California, Buena Vista. Founded in 1857 by Agoston Haraszthy the winery is still located on its original grounds. Enjoy a tasting of four of their fine wines. Tonight, a farewell dinner hosted by our Tour Manager completes the day. Meals: B, D

DAY 5 Return Home: Your tour ends with a group transfer to the San Francisco International Airport for flights home after 12:00 p.m.
Meal: B

Rooms for the night before the tour, are available.
Cost for a room in San Francisco is $479, tax included.

TRIP #2258

Dates: Sept 25 - 29, 2022

Cost: $2199pp

Deposit: $200

Balance due: 7/21/22

Optional Insurance: +$200pp*

*Must be paid with deposit

Single Supplement: +$859

Air from IAD: + $650

Unsold Space may be Released: 8/19/21

Tour Operator Activity Level: 3        1=Easy    4=Active