20420
California
A San Diego Christmas
Celebrate Christmas like a San Diegan as you take in a carol performance, explore local missions and enjoy a traditional Christmas brunch at architecturally sublime Hotel Del Coronado.
Rating (4.8)
Program No. 20420RJ
Length
9 days
Starts at
2,699
Getting There
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At a Glance

It’s Christmas the San Diego way! Embrace the holiday season and the warmth of San Diego. Take pleasure in a private carol concert, and ring in Christmas day with brunch at the Hotel Del Coronado. Learn the tale of the city’s founding in the Gaslamp Quarter and at San Diego de Alcala, the first of 21 missions established by Father Junipero Serra.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to one mile on uneven terrain, stairs up one level.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Dine in historical Old Town, awe at Point Loma's strategic view and enjoy a harbor cruise in San Diego Bay.
  • Experience the museums, art centers and Moorish architecture of Balboa Park and see the famous zoo lit up for the holidays.
  • Follow the coast to the cliffs of La Jolla for an expert led behind the scenes visit to the Birch Aquarium and share the Christmas spirit by celebrating a Posada event with the Mexican community.
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Maria Mitrani
Maria Mitrani was born in Italy, then lived in Canada, the United States and France. She finally settled in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, where she has been living since 1976 with her husband and three children. She has a bachelor’s in Italian and art history from the University of California at Berkeley. Since 1985 she has led learning adventures through different parts of Mexico and is a specialized guide for Baja California. She is one of the owners and founders of Andiamo.
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