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San Francisco & Wine Country

Sep 25, 2022 - Sep 29, 2022

Come & See San Francisco and some of the areas great wineries!

Take a ride on the Napa Valley Wine Train...

5 Day(s) | 7 Meals


  • Round trip flights to San Francisco
  • Four (4) nights hotel accommodations
  • 7 Meals: 4 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Napa Valley Wine Train
  • Tour & Tasting at Chateau St Jean Winery
  • Tour & Tasting at Francis Ford Coppola
  • Tour & Tasting at Buena Vista Winery
  • San Francisco Tour & Bay Cruise
  • Tour Director Upon arrival in San Francisco


Day 1

Fly from Hartford/Bradley to San Francisco, CA. Check in at your hotel and enjoy an evening to explore and have dinner on the town.

Day 2

Touring in San Francisco: Following breakfast, enjoy a local guide-led narrated tour where you will see so many of the landmarks that make the city known throughout the world. See Union Square, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park as well as Chinatown and the world’s most crooked street. In the afternoon embark on a narrated San Francisco Bay cruise, taking in the city’s waterfront, Fort Mason, the Presidio, Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Maybe even ride on one of the city’s famed cable cars. Tonight, dinner is on historic Fisherman’s Wharf. Meals: B, D

Day 3

Travel today to beautiful Napa Valley to climb aboard the meticulously restored vintage rail cars of the Napa Valley Wine Train. While on board, your waiter will bring a freshly prepared gourmet lunch while the views of the vineyards and wineries pass by. Continue your day in California’s wine country at beautiful Chateau St. Jean Winery. Here, take a historical guided tour of the winery. Stroll the Mediterranean-inspired gardens and visit the demonstration vineyards to learn about the wine varietals and grape-growing styles. Observe the barrel room, and stroll through the historic Chateau while tasting four different wines. Meals: B, L

Day 4

Begin the day at the winery and museum of Academy Award winning director Frances Ford Coppola for wine tasting and visit. Sample some of the region’s finest wines while touring the Movie Gallery, which displays a vast collection of the filmmaker’s memorabilia, including the 1948 Tucker car from the movie of the same name, Don Corleone’s desk from The Godfather as well as Mr. Coppola’s five Oscars. Next stop in the historic Sonoma Town Plaza with its restaurants and shops. A stroll around the town square will take you past former Mexican barracks, 19th-century hotels, the San Francisco Solano Mission and the site of the Bear Flag Revolt. Enjoy lunch on your own in this quaint California town. Then head to the oldest commercial winery in California, Buena Vista Winery. Founded in 1857 by Agoston Haraszthy the winery is still located on its original grounds. Enjoy a tasting of four of their fine wines. Tonight, a farewell dinner hosted by our Tour Manager completes the day. Meals: B, D

Day 5

Transfer to the San Francisco Airport for flights home with wonderful memories! Meal: B







Payment Policy

$500 per person deposit with reservation. Final payment by June 17, 2022.

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to June 17, 2022 fee of $300.00 pp; June 18, 2022 to July 15, 2022 fee of $1,500.00 pp; July 15, 2022 to August 15, 2022 fee of $2500.00; no refunds if canceled after August 15, 2022, 2022. All cancellation are plus any non-refundable air fees.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association. The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit. Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid. Three ways to enroll:

1. Website: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068. You can also view plan details on this site.

2. Call Aon 1-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can also answer questions about each plan.

3. Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

Trip Protection Coverage with CANCEL FOR ANY REASON coverage is available through Travel Insured International when purchased within 14 days of your initial deposit—ask Friendship Tours/The Ship Shop for more information

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