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  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration:  7 hours (approx.)
Hop aboard the famous Napa Valley Wine Train for an unforgettable dining experience! Aboard a restored antique train, enjoy a gourmet lunch while traveling through beautiful Napa wine country to the quaint village of St Helena. You'll be astounded by endless views of gorgeous rolling vineyards on your 3-hour ride. This is the most relaxing, exclusive way to experience Napa, and round-trip transport from San Francisco is included.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a unique, scenic dining experience aboard the famous Napa Valley Wine Train
  • Ride a restored antique train through gorgeous Napa Valley
  • Enjoy a freshly prepared gourmet lunch and a glass of wine
  • Admire gorgeous views of rolling vineyards on your ride to St Helena
  • Round-trip transport from San Francisco included

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What You Can Expect

Napa Valley Wine Train with Gourmet Lunch and Transport from San Francisco

Scenic Ferry from San Francisco

On the morning of your tour, head to the Ferry Building in San Francisco. Depending on the day you select, you’ll take the ferry (Mon-Fri) or a bus (Sat-Sun) from here to Vallejo, where you’ll then board a shuttle and head north to beautiful Napa Valley wine country.

When you arrive in Napa, hop aboard the famous Napa Valley Wine Train! You'll be directed to your seat and welcomed with a taste of wine. Then, simply sit back and soak in impeccable views of Napa’s stunning vineyards as you travel north to the quaint village of St Helena, passing the towns of Yountville, Oakville and Rutherford along the way.

When your eyes aren't pasted to the large viewing windows, you’re encouraged to explore this unique train during your journey – you may even visit the kitchen car to watch the chefs prepare your gourmet meal.

You’ll sit in your choice of the first or second seating section, depending on when you’d like to enjoy your lunch (see Schedule & Pricing for details). Choose from a fresh, seasonal menu, and enjoy a delicious meal prepared to your specifications (see Itinerary below for a sample menu). This highly acclaimed restaurant prides itself in using fresh ingredients and sustainable produce, as well as humanely raised meats and line-caught or farmed fish.

Before or after your meal, head to the lounge car to enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine from the bar (own expense) and lounge on the loveseats. Your Napa Valley Wine Train experience will end in the early evening, when you'll board the shuttle for your return trip to Vallejo. You’ll then hop on the 5:15pm ferry to return to San Francisco.

Itinerary

Sample Menu

Appetizer (choose one)
Baby lettuce salad with candied walnuts and smoked goat cheese in a honey cider vinaigrette
Soup du jour

Main Course (choose one)
Roasted beef tenderloin on a black truffle potato cake with onion and cambozola cheese
Grilled pork tenderloin stuffed with wild mushroom polenta on vegetables in a truffle port reduction sauce
Coriander chicken breast in a wild mushroom pappardelle pasta with pesto
Grilled salmon on fingerling potatoes and sautéed baby spinach in a coconut curry broth topped with a calamari salad
Winter squash polenta with a spinach-ricotta portabella and yam-stuffed pepper in a tomato-basil coulis

Dessert
Changes daily

Drinks
One glass of wine
Coffee and tea
Espresso, cappuccino, soft drinks, juices and mineral water (additional cost)

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

I would recommend this trip to everyone going to San Francisco. It is well run and the food is divine. Very relaxing and a pleasure.

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