— Santa Ynez Valley
Solvang is located approximately 45 minutes north of Santa Barbara, in
Santa Ynez Valley — a
popular wine region in the heart of Santa
Barbara's Wine Country — just 2.5 hours north of Los Angeles and less
than 300 miles south of San Francisco.
The charming Danish Village looks and feels
so authentic, it's hard to believe you're actually in California.
a lot to see and do Solvang, so be sure to allow plenty of time
to wander around and explore its quaint little European-style shops,
antique stores, traditional Danish bakeries, wine-tasting rooms,
museums and historic landmarks.
Route to Solvang
— Vista Point Outlook
Take the scenic windy road (Hwy 154 north) from Santa Barbara,
through the mountains and valleys of San Marcos Pass. Stop at Vista
Point Outlook along the way to enjoy breathtaking views of the
Follow the road to the Hwy 246 west turnoff
into Solvang — past
the luxurious AAA 4-Diamond Chumash Casino Resort & Spa (on
the left, three miles from downtown Solvang).
Solvang Wine-Tasting Rooms
Enjoy wine-tasting in Solvang and Santa Barbara Wine Country — scenes
from the 2004 hit movie "Sideways" were
filmed in this popular wine region.
and "Sideways" Map
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