It is rightly considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world . First, the location of the city on the Pacific and the bay is simply great, secondly, “ Frisco “ is a mish-mash between American and European. Third, of course, the people. Something still blows a little bit of flower child time through the streets.
The world hit by Scott McKenzie became the secret hymn of the city and is a real catchy tune. You should play the song while driving your car over the Golden Gate Bridge to the city.
Cable Car , Chinatown, Union Square and Alcatraz are just a few of the spots you need to visit. Likewise, the detour to Lombard Street and the houseboats of Sausalito are actually a must.
Be sure to get involved in the city. Take your time and enjoy the atmosphere. In our opinion, San Francisco is the highlight of a tour of the West of America. And with GetYourGuide San Francisco You get all the benefits for Your holiday.
Boat trip "The Rock" San Francisco Bay
With a boat you cruise for about 1 1/2 hours through the bay of San Francisco . You circle the infamous former prison island of Alcatraz . Be sure to bring your smartphone and headphones with you. Log in on board of the ship via WIFI and receive a German-speaking commentary with all sorts of interesting facts.
This excursion is great and received very good reviews from the travelers. Important: During the boat trip, do not go ashore in Alcatraz. If you want to visit the island yourself, you need to buy other tickets for Alcatraz .
Or how about a luxurious catamaran cruise at sunset ?
San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off
The hop-on hop-off bus tours are known worldwide. And ideal to get a first impression of the city. At any station you get on or off. Stop the ride as you wish.
As the main spots of San Francisco are approached, you have a great overview in no time. Later you deepen the impressions with an extra detour eg to Chinatown.
Trip to Yosemite Nationalpark
Enviable. You have planned a lot of time to visit the beautiful city. The days before, you were busy in San Francisco and now want to add some icing on the cake.
Our excursion takes you with a small group to one of the most beautiful national parks in North America. The Yosemite NP . is located about 170 miles east of the city. The journey by bus takes a good 3 – 3 1/2 hours. and leads through the fertile Central Valley to the Sierra Nevada.
In the park itself you will experience the highest waterfalls in North America and the “ El Capitan “ as well as many other interesting spots on a round trip lasting about 90 minutes . At the end of the tour you stop at the basin at the foot of the Falls. Here you can eat your self-brought picnic or stop off.
Wine Tour Napa and Sonoma Valley
An eventful full-day excursion to the redwoods and wine valleys . First, walk by the largest trees on earth. Afterwards, you will be introduced to the secrets of wine-making and wine-making. California is one of the most important wine-growing regions in the world.
Of course you have the opportunity to test the precious drop as well. In Sonoma and Napa Valley you will visit various wineries and taste the precious products.
The excursion price includes:
- Bus pick up at most hotels in the city and return
- wine tastings
- Tour Guide
Tips are actually mandatory in the US, but never included in the prices. Also meals are not included.
We hope you have a fun day out in the beautiful valleys of the state of California.
Rent a car in San Francisco
A great place to start your „once in a lifetime“ journey through the western United States. Or, to end here and spend the last days in one of the most exciting and beautiful cities in the world?
Pick up your rental car right at the airport in San Francisco or at one of the many stations in the city. You do not need a car to get to know the city. This is even more of a hindrance (where parking) and expensive (parking).
Pay attention to when booking in our comparison for rental cars on very good insurance coverage.