A beautiful, facinating dreamland of a destination
Sonoma County is seriously special. It's home to more than 400 excellent wineries, countless gorgeous miles of rugged, dramatic Pacific coastline and huge forests of towering redwood trees. It boasts more than 50 pristine nature parks, all packed with opportunities for outdoor adventure, and it's just a stone's throw from buzzing San Francisco, one of the USA's most tolerant, sophisticated and mellow cities.
Sonoma County is the most diverse wine region in the USA, growing 66 varieties of grapes.
Miles of breathtaking hiking trails. Oak-studded hills. Fast-running rivers. Crashing waves, glorious beaches and lovely sunsets... wine country awaits you.
Sonoma is hot on culture: the arts, fine foods, fine wines. It's also absolutely stunning, with breathtaking natural landscapes and wild seascapes.
Travel Highway 1 from end to end
Take a thrilling Sonoma County Bicycle Tour
Experience fine art, theatre, music and ballet
There are so many aspects of this wonderful region to explore and enjoy. Take in all three of these and you'll experience a flavour of everything this varied destination offers.
San Francisco and Wine Country Delights From £2929.00 (inc flights and hotels)
Taste some of the best wines in the world and make the most of the glorious site seeing opportunities along the way.
50 miles of epic California coastline are the stars of the Sonoma show, supported by 60,000 acres of grape country farmed by at least 1800 grape growers, who produce 5-7 tons of grapes per acre.
Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Zinfandel, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon are all popular Sonoma valley favourites. But there's more to this remarkable destination than fine wines.
Explore the idyllic village of Glen Ellen
Visit Green Music Centre
Up for a laugh? Discover top US comedy acts at Annie O's Music Hall in Santa Rosa
This is a place where outdoor theatre meets outdoor pursuits, live classical music meets wild-country kayaking trips. Whatever your taste, there's an endless stream of brilliant things to do.
Get your California mojo working with more than 40 excellent spas and wellness centres to choose from. Then there's the Sonoma rose season, a heavenly-scented sight.
The Sonoma rose season brings an extra delicious dimension to an already remarkable region. Why not try a very special aromatherapy treatment with rose essential oil, or indulge yourself in a wonderful rose petal-filled bath? The Russian River Rose Gardens is home to brilliant interactive tours throughout April and May, and there are numerous glorious rose gardens open to the public. It's a heady, sensuous scent you'll remember for the rest of your life, and the colour... wow! And now for something completely different... how about the Sonoma Serengeti? Safari West is a world class destination and resort delivering an unexpected African adventure right at the heart of California wine country, actively promoting conservation and environmental education.
Zoom through immense forests on a zipline more than 800 feet long, walk immense sky bridges high above the ground... California's coastal redwoods are unique, and a zipwire is a fantastic way to experience them. These ancient forests are packed with wildlife and flora, an amazing insight into the county's natural wonders. If that isn't you, how about golf? You'll be in heaven here. With Adobe Creek golf course, Bennett Valley, Fountaingrove, Foxtail, Healdsburg, Mayacama, Northwood Golf Club and many more, with something for every skill level, Sonoma is a golf lover's dream.
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