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Solvang Trolley & Carriage

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Address: 1618 Copenhagen Dr Ste 3, Solvang, CA 93463-2753
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+1 805-794-8708
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12:00 - 19:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon 12:00 - 19:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 19:00
Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Discover Solvang with the timeless elegance and fun that a horse-drawn...

Discover Solvang with the timeless elegance and fun that a horse-drawn conveyance offers! You can take a 25-min guided tour on the historical Solvang Trolley, which has been taking visitors and locals alike for rides since 1964. The Trolley is a replica of a 1900's Danish Street Car, pulled by Belgian Draft Horses. The tour is guided by multi-lingual, costumed Tour Guides that are consantly educated on local special events and history of the town.We also offer private carriage rides! Our carriages are available for wine-tasting or private tours. A 24 hour-notice is required on most days, but keep in mind that summer and holiday months book quickly, and many groups book their tours with months in advance. Our wine-tasting tours include a visit to two wine-tasting rooms within Solvang, and we offer complimentary drinks or dessert from our Ice Cream Parlor!Our Carriages are available for special events at your location. Please call for details!

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Quick way to see Solvang and understand the landmarks and culture

This tour will allow you to get your bearings and points of interest of Solvang very quickly. The guide was very informative and the horse power very entertaining. Its quick way... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Reno, Nevada
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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour will allow you to get your bearings and points of interest of Solvang very quickly. The guide was very informative and the horse power very entertaining. Its quick way to get the weight off your feet for 30 minutes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

It was great to learn of Solvang's history and some fun places to visit in town. The horse drawn carriage was nice and made for an enjoyable ride.

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Ontario, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The tour was great, people were so friendly and funny...nice to see what we wanted to go to without walking all over

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

but for a 15-20 minute tour @ $14 a pop is pretty steep but right on par with everything else in Solvang. the tour guide said the city rely's on tourism and people on vacation tend to spend more recklessly. the tour goes down the main street from one end to the other and does 2 U-turns that is the... More 

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Angelus Oaks, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Runs usually on the week ends and during the summer. Just a fun thing to do. It kind of adds to the experience of the trip.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

A great and fun way to tour the Village of Solvang. Our tour guide was excellent. Well worth the cost.

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so cal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The horses are great and it a cute family business. The lady giving the tour was sweet but she spent half the time talking about the horses and the other half pitching local businesses. But still it was fun to ride around town.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

A perfect way to take the historical tour with a humorous guide who knew the history of the Danish capital of USA. The architecture of most old buildings is Danish, particularly sloping roofs and logs, even though it doesn't snow in Solvang. Most stores have maintained the Danish feel and have staff dressed in Danish traditional attire.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Enjoy the food and the scenery and our stay at the World Mark was very comfortable. Then the show " My Fair Lady " at the Solvang Festival Theater was a treat. Everything was wonderful.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Solvang - Also known as the Danish Capital of America. Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. Very nice way to do sightseeing tours in Solvang by this replica of a 19th-century Danish streetcar, the horse-drawn Hønen ("the hen")

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