12 days in Sonoma County Itinerary

12 days in Sonoma County Itinerary

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12 days in Sonoma County Itinerary

Geneva
Fly:  21​h
Guerneville
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Sonoma
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
Geneva

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Guerneville

Guerneville ©
Guerneville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County, California, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Guerneville: Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay), Healdsburg (Zichichi Family Vineyard, Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery, & more) and Francis Ford Coppola Winery (in Geyserville). Dedicate the 31st (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and do a tasting at Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Guerneville online travel planner .

Geneva, Switzerland to Guerneville is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Geneva in August, Guerneville is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Sonoma.

Things to do in Guerneville

Wineries Tours Nature

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens, Bodega Head
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Francis Ford Coppola Winery ©
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery ©

5
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Sonoma

Sonoma ©
Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Rosa (Safari West & Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center). Dedicate the 5th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Sonoma Coast State Beach, relax in the rural setting at Benziger Family Winery, appreciate the views at Sonoma Valley, and learn about winemaking at VJB Vineyard & Cellars.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sonoma travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Guerneville to Sonoma in 1.5 hours. In September in Sonoma, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sonoma

Parks Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Santa Rosa, Kenwood, Glen Ellen
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Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza
VJB Vineyard & Cellars ©
VJB Vineyard & Cellars
Chateau St. Jean Winery ©
Chateau St. Jean Winery