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Solvang Food and Photo Tour

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Skip the tourist traps and head out with a local foodie for a fun-filled, behind-the-scenes cultural food tour in the unique Danish village nestled in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley (30 miles north of downtown Santa Barbara). Our Solvang food tour starts in Centennial Plaza and will walk you through the the downtown neighborhood streets where you will taste traditional Danish and local artisan food and drink unique to Solvang and the Central Coast. Indulge in bites of traditional Danish comfort fare and freshly baked goods as well as craft beer, local wine, & artisan eats. Along the way, you’ll get immersed in the local culture and hear interesting stories about each place you’ll visit.You’ll also learn easy-to-shoot food photo tips from your pro tour guide on this foodie photography tour and take your photo skills to the next level using your smartphone’s camera app. By the end of your 4 hour tour, you’ll be eating like a local and shooting like a pro!

What You'll Get

Begin your 4-hour Solvang walking tour at a central location, located near Birkholm's Bakery and the Santa Ynez Mission. This quaint quirky town, known as "California's Denmark", is where you’ll meet your guide for your afternoon food tasting and photography tour. Numbers are limited to 10 people for a small-group experience.
Set out on foot at a moderate pace as your informative guide shares insights into Solvang’s history and burgeoning artisan foods, wine, and craft beer scene. Keep your smartphone ready so you can practice the helpful photography tips your guide offers along the way. You'll have multiple opportunities to take documentary-style photos and colorful portraits in the unique Danish setting.
Along the way, your guide stops for food and drink tastings (all included) at six eateries, a wine bar, and one speakeasy taproom. Learn how to properly position your food and drinks for the best photos as you sample local fare.
After your tour you can continue to explore and capture this quirky, cozy town on your own with the guide sheet and discounts provided by your tour guide.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour is suitable for ages 12 years and older
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant meals not included (strollers and wheelchairs not advised)
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Food tasting
  • Beverages
  • Wine tasting
  • Beer tasting
  • Local guide
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Departure Point
Centennial Plaza (next door to Birkholm's Bakery)

Departure Time
11:00 AM

4 hours

Return Details
Tours will end at Olsen's Bakery, 1529 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463. The tour ending point is less than .5 miles from the starting point/a 7-minute walk.

Voucher Info
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