Monterey and Carmel
Pick Up at your Hotel.
Our guide will pick you up at the hotel and after a quick briefing you start the tour towards Monterey. We will travel south on the HWY 1, the longest road in the world you’ll enjoy beautiful scenery with high cliff and sandy beaches along the pacific ocean. Trough Devil’s Slide, Davenport, Montara Beach, Half Moon Bay, Año Nuevo Park. An agricolture country side with fields of artichokes, brussel sprouts and strawberreries as far as the eye can see. Brief stop at Davenport for a break and some photos from the cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Brief stop at davenport for a break and some photos from the cliff overlooking the Pacific ocean.
We’ll continue with a visit of Monterey which in 1776 became capital of the Californian Spanish Empire and the 13 of October 1849 became 31st State of America. Monterey is famous for few of its historic colonial buildings, for its marine nature reserve, preserve wild nature with a wide variety of species, for the nearby motor racing and motor racing circuit “Laguna Seca” and for the Monterey Bay Aquarium, one of the largest aquariums in North America. Also a step back in history with the Cannery Row where the fisherman’s once upon a time they where driving the economy of the region. Monterey annually, home to over four million tourists, is famous for its historic colonial buildings, for its marine nature reserve, endowed with a great variety of species, for the nearby motor racing circuit of “Laguna Seca”. Also for the Monterey Bay Aquarium, one of the largest aquariums in North America found in the ancient Cannery street described in the books of John Steinbeck.
17 Mile Drive
The 17 mile drive is run by private enterprise and there is a toll to drive trough, while it is free for cyclists and pedestrians. A winding road through Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach. Our guide will make your way through the cypress forest shaped by the wind towards the rocky coast to admire some of the most beautiful houses in California. Drive trough Pebble Beach golf course, Spyglass, stop at the Bird Rock where you can enjoy a rough ocean and many seals, sea otter, seagulls, cormorant and beautiful colors at the horizon. Next stop at the end of our trip, Carmel by the Sea. Developed as a community of artists where, famous actor of Clint Eastwood, he was honorary mayor, today it is an opulent seaside resort.
Carmel by the Sea
Carmel by the Sea. Developed by a community of artists in which the famous actor of Clint Eastwood was an honorary mayor, today it is an opulent small seaside city. Nestled on the cliffs of the Monterey peninsula, Carmel by the Sea is a jewel, famous for its streets set in a pine forest with luxurious and numerous art galleries. The fairytale-style houses overlook a magnificent white sand beach. This city of only 3,900 inhabitants has a unique feature of its kind, of serenity and opulence. The city is characterized, among other things, by the absence of sidewalks and public lighting decided by the municipal administration, which guarantees the privacy of its inhabitants. The only street with sidewalk and lighting is Ocean Avenue, where there are companies. Do not miss his beautiful mission of San Carlos, where the remains of the Franciscan friar Junípero Serra are beatified in 1988 and proclaimed saints by Pope Francis in 2015.
Back to Hotel
Upon completion of the visit to the town of Carmel, our guide will take you back to the Hotel.
Monterey and Carmel
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Monterey and Carmel
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