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Mission San Francisco Solano

114 Spain St. at First St., Spain, Sonoma, CA
+1 707-938-1519
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This mission is noted for having been founded under Mexican rule.
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114 Spain St. at First St., Spain, Sonoma, CA
+1 707-938-1519
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the middle of Sonoma is the Mission San Francisco Solano, which is one of California's historic missions. It may not be as big or ornate as some of the others, but it certainly holds its place in history and has a lot of interesting...More

1  Thank Josh R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mission is in pristine condition and the historical panels are extremely informative and well done. The chapel is very nice and the courtyard under the olive trees very peaceful.

Thank Gamine1949
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This was the 21st and last mission built. I have been visiting these missions for a while now - hoping to visit them all. It is an item on my bucket list. This mission is rather small in comparison to some of the other missions,...More

Thank Woodpecker48
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We dried out from the wine for a day and enjoyed learning about where this town came from - the Mission was the place to start. Great history and very informative

Thank KathrynCupcake
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I had a tour by "Gordie"; well versed Docent volunteer. This is a Mission great to see, because it is in better repair than some others I was told. Also, other activities nearby make it worthwhile.

1  Thank willys6
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We did the quick version of the tour as part of our walking tour in the square and got an education in the process. We did not know the history of the Russian Rover Valley which was enlightening. Take the self-guided walking tour and stop...More

Thank nomad927
Reviewed 19 August 2017

If you are interested in California history, this is a wonderful place to visit. The mission has been beautifully preserved and you'll get a sense of what life early in the state's history. One of many missions stringing upward through California, and this is the...More

Thank Bookistan5
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The mission San Francisco Solano was the northernmost of the 21 missions founded by Fr. Junipero Serra; now a state park. Grandson #1 thought that the grounds were "cool"--especially the fountain and the cactus. And the horse stables. Admission to the Mission museum also allows...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is the last of the California missions to be established, but is still a great place to visit to sample California history before the Gold Rush. Other buildings nearby include the barracks and the Toscano Hotel. We didnt have time to visit Vallejo's home,...More

Thank rgl201
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The last California Mission built is worth a look! Beautiful architecture and interesting history at Mission San Francisco Solano.

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