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Step back in time

The mission is a wonderful place to visit, and the whole surrounding area makes it worth a drive... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Roxana M
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Central Coast History Lesson

I highly recommend visiting this Mission for it's beauty, peaceful courtyard and church sanctuary... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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1760 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2625
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The mission is a wonderful place to visit, and the whole surrounding area makes it worth a drive out there. We went to Mortensens Bakery afterwards and had some amazing pastries which are definitely the best around...soooo flaky and delicious.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Roxana M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend visiting this Mission for it's beauty, peaceful courtyard and church sanctuary, and history and museum rooms which tell the story of the Chumash Indians. Definitely, worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the many missions in the area. It's in average shape compared to the other's I have been too. Nice, easy stop if you have not been to the others, the history component of the specific area seems better than the other missions I've...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This mission is fairly rundown and not particularly interesting. only $5 so not much investment required.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank seane383
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super quaint, peaceful, charming mission. The location is absolutely amazing! It overlooks the field & is only a couple minutes from all the fun stuff in Solvang. The mission itself isn't too big and about average sized compared to another missions but worth a stop...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SweetPetiteTravels
Reviewed 29 January 2019

We have been to a lot of CA missions, and this one is by FAR the best preserved/renovated. The audio tour is very good and informative. The people working there are marvelous, the gardens gorgeous, history great. Really, really nice!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sandi W
Reviewed 23 January 2019

I stumbled upon the mission while walking my Dog as my husband worked at a business nearby. I walked the exterior gardens and wandered around. I was drawn to the historic plaques and explanations about Mission life. I never saw a reservoir at a mission...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ElizabethSigns
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

We stayed in Solvang this past weekend and decided to attend Sunday Mass at the Mission. I loved the service we attended. After Mass we took the self guided tour of the mission. It’s one of the smaller Missions I’ve been to. My kids weren’t...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Mami L
Reviewed 14 January 2019

The ethos of Old Mission Santa Ines in Solvang is summed up in their value statement which reads: “We the people of Old Mission Santa Ines, following the path of Jesus Christ, are making His vision a reality through love, unity, justice, joy and hope.”...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TMenon
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Sermon was very nice. Church is lovely. We were married here over 15 years ago and love to visit from our home on the East Coast.

Date of experience: December 2018
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14 June 2018|
Response from jenniferh1229 |
Answered my own question! Haha 9-4:30 daily except major holidays...$5 for adults and children under 12 are free! =) did some more digging and located
4 January 2017|
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Response from forevergypsy60 | Reviewed this property |
I would say about one mile to center of the town of Solvang.
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Response from CarrieAr | Reviewed this property |
i'm not sure. In the areas we went it was ground floor or pathways and the doors were wide enough. My suggestion would be to call and check to know for sure though.