Monterey Regional Airport
Galante Vineyards Wine Tasting
There are few places on earth as incredibly dynamic, yet so quaint and picturesque as Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. Situated on Carmel Bay, nestled in a pine forest above the spectacular white-sand beach, the one-square-mile village of Carmel, CA offers endless vacation and cultural opportunities including dining, art galleries, world class wine tasting, theater, and much more. Located just minutes from the Monterey Regional Airport, Carmel is the perfect base for activities and adventures, whether you have relaxation or recreation in mind. You'll have a wonderful time no matter what you choose to do in Carmel-by-the-Sea.
The area features an incredible variety of attractions and activities for the young and young at heart alike. Our outdoor Forest Theater is the oldest of its kind west of the Mississippi and the Sunset Center and Golden Bough Playhouse put on numerous productions each year. The history and culture of the area is extremely rich and you can enjoy visiting the Tor House and Hawk Tower, First Murphy House, and the Carmel Mission Basilica, an over 230-year-old catholic mission deemed one of the most beautiful on the California coast. Outdoor enthusiasts can hike and bike at one of the many nearby parks including Mission Trail Park and Point Lobos State Reserve.
Golf abounds in Monterey with courses such as the Rancho Canada Golf Club, The Golf Club at Quail Lodge, Del Monte Golf Course, Monterey Pines Golf Course, Tehama Golf Club, Laguna Seca Golf Club, and the Pasadera Country Club. Of course Pebble Beach and Spyglass are just minutes away as well.
In the town of Monterey, you’ll find an array of additional attractions including the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, Fisherman's Wharf and the Maritime Museum of Monterey.
Monterey County is the largest wine growing region in the United States with over 40,000 acres of vineyards and 175 unique wineries on nine AVA's (American Viticultural Areas). The town of Carmel offers a Wine Walk and visitors can enjoy visiting 7 tasting rooms within steps from our studio. There are an additional 16 tasting rooms in neighboring Carmel Valley and many more within the Monterey region.