California Classics with San Diego - 2021

California Classics with San Diego - 2021
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  • Cosmos

When you hum along to California Dreamin’ on the radio, what wistful wonders comes to mind? Giant sequoias in Yosemite National Park? Big reds in Napa Valley? Mega stars in Los Angeles? Colossal mansions that dot the entire Pacific coastline? From the City by the Bay to the City of Angels, this ten-day tour of California reveals every heavenly sight that earned the Golden State its name. Yosemite’s Cathedral Spires, 17-Mile Drive’s Lone Cypress, and San Simeon’s Hearst Castle are just a few you’ll want your camera ready for. Between the high energy of Silicon Valley and the high style of Beverly Hills, this encompassing California vacation weaves in plenty of kickback time with visits to a Napa Valley vineyard, the quiet Danish village of Solvang, and the tony resort zip codes of Monterey, Carmel, and Santa Barbara. Don’t forget your shades. Surf’s up at the 70 miles of beaches along Southern California’s most laidback city. Hang ten or simply hang out in San Diego’s renowned zoo, museums, and eclectic neighborhoods. Half the fun of this extension to your California vacation is the scenic train ride here from La-La Land.

Destinations
  • California
  • USA
  • Los Angeles
  • National Parks
  • San Francisco
  • Yosemite National Park
  • North America
Tour Types
  • Globus escorted tours
  • USA
  • Small group tours

Location: Arrive In San Francisco

Welcome to San Francisco! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.

Location: San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO Guided city sightseeing includes the Golden Gate Bridge and the Presidio. Visit to the LF Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park. Free time this afternoon. Dinner at a local restaurant. ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in San Francisco with a bay cruise. This option is available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: San Francisco–Sausalito–Napa Valley

SAN FRANCISCO Scenic drive across the Golden Gate Bridge en route to Sausalito.SAUSALITO Free time this morning.NAPA VALLEY Guided tour and wine tasting at a local vineyard. Free time this evening.

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Napa Valley–Yosemite National Park

NAPA VALLEY Scenic drive through the Sierra Nevada Mountains en route to Yosemite National Park.YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK Scenic open-air tram ride includes views of El Capitan, Cathedral Spires, Yosemite Falls, and Half Dome. Free time this evening.

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Yosemite National Park–Monterey

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK Scenic drive through the park. Visit Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.MONTEREY Free time this evening.

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Monterey. Excursion To Carmel

MONTEREY Scenic drive along 17-Mile Drive en route to Carmel.CARMEL Free time this afternoon before returning to Monterey.MONTEREY LF Behind-the-scenes guided tour of Monterey Bay Aquarium followed by dinner at the aquarium.

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Monterey–Big Sur–San Simeon–Solvang

MONTEREY Scenic drive through Big Sur en route to San Simeon.SAN SIMEON Guided tour of Hearst Castle before driving to Solvang.SOLVANG Free time this evening.

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Solvang–Santa Barbara–Los Angeles

SOLVANG Taste a pastry at a LF Danish bakery. Scenic drive through the Santa Ynez Mountains en route to Santa Barbara.SANTA BARBARA Visit Old Mission Santa Barbara. Drive to Los Angeles.LOS ANGELES Free time this evening.

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES Guided city sightseeing includes Olvera Street, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills. Visit the J. Paul Getty Museum. Farewell dinner this evening at a local restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Los Angeles–Amtrak’S Pacific Surfliner–San Diego

AMTRAK’S PACIFIC SURFLINER Scenic train service along the coast to San Diego.SAN DIEGO Meet your Globus Local Host upon arrival before transferring to the Embassy Suites San Diego Bay Hotel. Free time this evening. Your Globus Local Host will be available to provide suggestions on how to spend your free time.

Meals: Breakfast

Location: San Diego

SAN DIEGO Free day.

Meals: Breakfast

Location: San Diego

SAN DIEGO Free day.

Meals: Breakfast

Location: San Diego

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals: Breakfast

Included
  • Meals
    -12 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 3 dinners

Prices for sole occupancy are available on request

Dates Price Single Availability
02-Sep-2021
12 Nights
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09-Sep-2021
12 Nights
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16-Sep-2021
12 Nights
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Touring with Cosmos

A forward-thinking young Italian named Antonio Mantegazza started it all back in 1928, when he purchased a rowboat to transport visitors across Lake Lugano in Switzerland. Big things come from small beginnings and as Antonio grew his business their sister company Globus was born, and from that came Cosmos in 1961.

Across the decades there were some questionable brochure covers as well as fashion choices, but most of all it was fantastic holidays at great prices. And while they’ve ditched the flares and polo necks, they’re still determined to give you superb holidays at the best prices.

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Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:None
Meals:12 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 3 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Please make Cosmos aware at the time of booking what your requirements are and they will endeavour to assist with your request.
Tour operated in: English
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