San Francisco, America’s most European city, was born from the Gold Rush of the 1850’s and developed into a social and artistic trendsetter.
Famous for its laid-back lifestyle, its open-mindedness and its liberalism, “Frisco” has also become the heart of a technology-based, start-up scene that attracts thousands of bright minds to the area. Unlike most cities in California, San Francisco is known for its blue skies and year-round temperate climate – a definite plus when the rest of California suffers from heat waves and wildfires.
With their strong personalities, San Francisco’s diverse neighborhoods offer a spectacular stage for their distinct historic heritages. Their intense and varied cultural and artistic offerings make for a memorable trip! A somewhat bipolar city, San Francisco combines a fundamentally bohemian character with a ruthless ambition for success – the perfect synthesis of the West Coast temperament!
+ Spend a day in Carmel-by-the-Sea and explore this charming village with its picturesque white-sand beaches
+ Tap into your inner hippie in Berkeley; browse through its organic farmers markets and take a class at “Yoga to the People”
+ Recharge your batteries in Sonoma Valley and enjoy world-renowned wines among breathtaking vistas.