(San Francisco, Napa Valley)
With its patchwork of lush vineyards, aromatic orchards and oak-covered hills, wine country offers visitors a chance to experience the kind of beauty that makes time stand still.
Indulge yourself in San Francisco, a sublime city that delights all the senses. Between the hip art scene, charming boutiques, sweeping bay views and locally-focused restaurants and wine bars, it is a destination that thrills those in search of The Good Life. As if that life weren’t good enough, just an hour outside of the city is the region’s lush vine-covered hillsides reminiscent of Tuscany and home to almost 400 wineries. Take a gastronomic journey and taste some of the finest wines and locally sourced cuisines the region has to offer. In the evenings, relax in luxury hotels that offer gracious amenities and friendly, personalized services.
Head out with your private guide and driver for a glorious Sonoma Valley wine and olive oil tasting tour, to an area often considered one of the most scenic areas in Sonoma with wonderful panoramic views and tour the highlights of San Francisco. If you’ve a penchant for gangsters, take a boat ride to Alcatraz and experience 'The Rock', where famous inmates like Al "Scarface" Capone, and the "Birdman" Robert Stroud were imprisoned. From tasting food and wine so good it should be prohibited, to touring the cellblocks of those who dabbled in illegal, your time in Frisco and the surrounding wine region will be beyond memorable.
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With a meet and greet at the airport, you'll be transferred to your hotel by a private vehicle and driver.
Located atop San Francisco's Nob Hill, the landmark Fairmont hotel is at the city's only spot where all three cable car lines meet, offering easy access to the Financial District, Union Square, and Fisherman's Wharf. The iconic hotel is known for its opulent lobby, domed Laurel Court restaurant, and tiki-themed Tonga Room and Hurricane bar, which has been a social hub since it opened in 1947. Guestrooms and suites at The Fairmont San Francisco feature marble bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, iPod stations, and pillowtop beds with Frette Italian linens.
Meet your private driver-guide and transportation at your hotel this morning for a Sonoma Valley Wine and Olive Oil tasting tour. Your first winery visit will be Jacuzzi or B.R. Cohn, where you will have a tasting of some wonderful Sonoma wines, and olive oils. After your winery visit, you'll be taken to the historic Sonoma Square where you'll have free time for lunch. Afterward, you'll be taken to your second tasting of the day, with a visit to Nicholson Ranch or Benzinger winery. After tastings of select wines, you'll drive for a photo stop at the Artesa winery, often considered one of the most scenic areas in Sonoma, with a wonderful panoramic view of the Carneros District. Conclude your day with a drop-off at your Napa Valley hotel.
Napa River Inn is the only locally-owned luxury boutique hotel in historic downtown Napa, ideally situated in the Historic Napa Mill, a National Registered Landmark built in 1884. The Napa River Inn provides guests with gracious accommodations and friendly, personalized service in a unique two-and-a-half acre riverfront setting. The Napa River Inn, distinguished by its location, is a Napa Valley waterfront landmark that artfully blends historic ambiance with Napas fun and vibrant downtown atmosphere. An urban destination perfect for any Napa Valley occasion, Napa River Inn is surrounded by world-class restaurants, cafes, art galleries, shopping and nightlife, including Silos, Napa Valleys premier jazz club.
This morning, meet your private driver-guide and transportation at your hotel and embark on a tour of Napa Valley with two winery visits with wine tastings. The first winery will be Mumm or Sterling, where you'll enjoy a tour of the winery, as well as wine tasting. You'll be given some free time mid-day for lunch at your leisure in Yountville Downtown or St. Helena. Afterward, you'll drive to a private tasting and visit of the Fluery or Schweiger winery. Your day will conclude with a transfer to your San Francisco hotel.
Enjoy a private guided city sightseeing tour in a private vehicle with a professional driver-guide. You will be met at your hotel and whisked away to see what amazing San Francisco has to offer. Highlights during the tour include the Civic Center, Opera House, Mission Dolores, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Bridge, Alamo Square, Cliff House, Fisherman Wharf, China Town and Union Square may be seen. After the tour, you will be dropped back off at your hotel.
With complimentary cable car tickets, you'll be able to enjoy a self-guided tour of Alcatraz this afternoon at your leisure, one of the world's most legendary prisons. Situated on an island, you can take a boat ride out to 'The Rock', where famous inmates like Al "Scarface" Capone, and the "Birdman" Robert Stroud were imprisoned. Admission for the boat and Alcatraz entrance is payable on the spot.
Meet your private driver and transportation at your hotel for a transfer to the airport.
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December 19, 2011
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December 19, 2011
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