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Classic California

Follow iconic Highway 1, unwind in laidback San Luis Obispo County and chill out on Southern California’s palm-fringed beaches.    

  • Style: Fly Drive Holiday
  • Duration: 12 days/11 nights
  • Starts in: San Francisco
Guide Price £1091
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • Wildlife
  • Exciting Cities
  • Beach life

Day 1 San Francisco  
With steep hills, a beautiful bay and charming cable cars, San Francisco is an enchanting city.    

Day 2 San Francisco  
With so many varied neighbourhoods including the largest Chinatown outside of Asia, there is plenty to occupy you in San Francisco. Perhaps visit Alcatraz and cruise around the city on the fun and informative hop-on hop-off bus tours.    

Day 3 San Francisco to Monterey  
Pick up your car and drive to the Monterey Peninsula. Visit the historic waterfront district of Cannery Row or head to Carmel to wander the picturesque streets, filled with tiny cottage style boutiques, art galleries and restaurants.    

Day 4 Monterey to Cambria  
Continue south along the breathtaking Big Sur where small villages perch atop deep cliffs, peeking out across the mighty Pacific. Admire the spectacular vistas as this iconic road winds and hugs the coast. Stroll the pretty streets of the hillside town of Cambria, set amidst pinewood forests.    

Day 5 Cambria to Paso Robles  
Head inland to the rolling wine country of Paso Robles, or why not take a break in San Luis Obispo: one of the happiest towns in America according to the National Geographic Society.

Day 6 Paso Robles to Santa Barbara  
Return to the coast along rugged mountain roads, passing through the small seaside town of Pismo Beach and onwards through the Danish settlement of Solvang, home to Santa Barbara’s peaceful wine country.    

Day 7 Santa Barbara  
Beautiful Santa Barbara boasts Spanish influenced architecture and a stunning stretch of coastline.    

Day 8 Santa Barbara to Santa Monica  
Continue along the coast through affluent Malibu, home to Hollywood stars. Relax in Santa Monica’s pedestrian-friendly Mediterranean style streets.  

Day 9 Santa Monica  
Visit the famous pier, shop on 3rd St Promenade then watch the sun set over the expanse of the Pacific.    

Day 10 Santa Monica to San Diego  
Pass quiet towns and secluded coves on your way to sunny San Diego. This vibrant city boasts a scenic waterfront location and offers an extensive range of attractions from gourmet restaurants and beautiful beaches to outdoor pursuits and lively bars.

Days 11-12 San Diego  
Relax in the year-round sunshine or discover San Diego’s Old Town before dropping your car at the airport for your flight home.

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Guide Price £1091
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • 10 days Alamo Inclusive compact car hire including 24 hour Roadside Assistance and no surprise compulsory charges on pick-up
  • 11 nights 3star to 4star accommodation
  • 4 breakfasts
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/11/2019 to 31/12/2020. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
Classic California

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