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Solvang is a small Danish town with charming streets, shops, and friendly people in a villages setting in Southern California.

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The Essential Danish Town

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The California danish town of Solvang has something for everyone. Wander the antique stores and enjoy the danish dining, the beautiful parks, the delightful shops and the nearby mountains.

Walk through the warren of wonderful shops and restaurants to the windmill atop the hill. It's a fairyland at night.

A short stretch from Solvang's restaurant row to the wooden Portera marking the site of an abandoned cottages is a lovely stroll at sunset.

Take a day trip into the mountains and see the charming villages and beautiful mountain vistas. Enjoy local shops selling fine hand woven fabrics and cafes with the freshest and most delicious food you'll find anywhere.

The mountains shelter golden fertile valleys where you'll see fields and crops mingled with small churches and imposing churches.

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The gentle rolling hills, windmills, quiet streets, horse drawn carriages, family bicycles, golf courses, horse ranches, wineries, Danish bakeries, authentic Danish costumes worn by some shop keepers, Danish smorgasbord restaurants, and museums are waiting for you!