DISCOVER ROUTE 1 IN CALIFORNIA, ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST EMBLEMATIC ROADS!
Travel through breathtaking coastal scenery, majestic cliffs, idyllic beaches and picturesque villages. An unforgettable journey through California’s natural beauty awaits you, with endless opportunities to photograph memorable moments and adventure along this legendary coastal highway. From Monterey to Big Sur, via the famous 17-Mile Drive, every mile of Route 1 reveals a new natural wonder. Explore hidden treasures, sample delicious cuisine and feel the magic of the California coast. It’s more than just a trip, it’s an experience that will leave you with lifelong memories. Get ready for a unique adventure and total immersion in the beauty of California.
Our dynamic A California adventure package offers you the opportunity to explore California with expert guidance from our specialists. Plan your trip by yourself with our booking tool. You can change the departure airport, flight, accommodation and even add excursions by yourself.
- Roundtrip flight from Montreal to San Francisco and return to Los Angeles
- 2 nights’ accommodation at Days Inn By Wyndham Pinole Berkeley in 1 Queen Bed Non-Smoking – Bed and Breakfast in Pinole or similar
- Car rental of type Compact (Kia Soul or similar) with Budget for 8 days in San Francisco
- 2 nights’ accommodation at Holiday Inn Express Monterey-Cannery Row in Standard Room – Bed and Breakfast in Monterey or similar
- 1 night accommodation at Hilton Garden Inn- Santa Barbara/Goleta in 1 King Hearing Accessible Room – Room Only in Goleta or similar
- 2 nights’ accommodation at Doubletree By Hilton Los Angeles Downtown in 1 King Mobility Access with Roll-In Shower – Room Only in Los Angeles or similar
- Airport transfers
- Lodging tax
- Baggage fees and seat selection with airline if applicable
- Client’s contribution to the Compensation fund of $3,50 per $1,000
Entry and exit requirements – COVID-19
Most governments have implemented special entry and exit restrictions and requirements for their territory due to COVID-19. Before travelling, it is your responsibility to verify if the local authorities of both your current location and destinations have implemented any restrictions or requirements related to this situation. Vaccination or health passports may be required in some cases. It is your responsibility to be aware of the specific entry, exit and transit restrictions and requirements for the country or territory you are visiting before you travel and before you book your trip. Voyages Gendron is not responsible if you do not meet your destination’s entry or exit requirements. For full details on health measures and entry and exit requirements for a destination, visit the official government website.
Arrive in San Francisco and check into your hotel. Explore the city, visiting Chinatown, North Beach and the Mission district.
Explore San Francisco’s iconic landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, FLombard Street and Alcatraz, San Francisco Bay’s iconic island, once a maximum-security federal prison, now a popular historic site for sightseeing. Dine near Fisherman’s Wharf.
Visit Muir Woods National Park to admire the giant sequoia trees.drive to Monterey (approx. 2 hours drive). Stop en route in Santa Cruz to enjoy the beach and the famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
Visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium in the morning. Take a stroll along the famous 17-Mile Drive, stopping to admire the views and picturesque beaches. Explore downtown Monterey and enjoy an evening meal on Cannery Row.
Drive from Monterey to Santa Barbara (approx. 4-5 hours). Route 1 from Monterey to Santa Barbara is a spectacular route along the California coast, offering panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and picturesque stops. In Santa Barbara, explore State Street, visit the Santa Barbara Mission and enjoy the beach.
Continue your journey to Los Angeles (approx. 1.5 to 2 hours’ drive). Explore Los Angeles, visiting attractions such as Hollywood, the Griffith Observatory and the Walk of Fame. In the afternoon, explore the beaches of Malibu before arriving in Los Angeles.
Spend the day discovering other Los Angeles attractions, such as Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach and the Getty Center Museum. Take the afternoon to visit Universal Studios or go shopping on Rodeo Drive. At the end of the day, relax on Santa Monica Beach.
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8 days | 7 nights | Flight | Car rental
Price calculated on December 7, 2023, for a stay from May 14 to 21, 2024. The dates and components of this travel can be modified as you wish. The hotels and activities are offered as a suggestion and can be modified depending on your needs.
The prices are subject to change depending on the dynamic pricing of the day from our suppliers. Nothing is booked ahead of time and availability is subject to change depending on our suppliers.
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