Velkommen to Solvang, the Danish Capital of America. Located in the breathtaking Santa Ynez Valley of California, Solvang is a quaint village of flower-lined streets featuring old world architecture highlighted by thatch, copper and tile roofs. WorldMark Solvang puts you in the heart of the lovely village.
Find a treasured keepsake at one of Solvang’s many unique shops, which offer an assortment of imported European wares, including porcelain, collectibles and handicrafts. Savor fine authentic Danish cuisine—perhaps some frikadeller (meat balls), medisterpolse (sausages) or rodkaal (red cabbage)—and make sure to save room for some baked goods.
The Santa Ynez Valley also is known for producing some of the finest wines in the world—boasting more than 18,000 acres of grapevines and more than 60 wineries. The area is especially known for producing outstanding Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, but produces a number of other varietals, including Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. And Solvang is home to a number of area tasting rooms, many of which welcome visitors year round.