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Stay : The must-sees of San Francisco

You've arrived in San Francisco, you're ready to discover the city. Two days is not enough, but with this little tour, you won't miss the big sites. And we're sure, you'll want to come back to enjoy this unique city longer.

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Detail of the stay : The must-sees of San Francisco - 2 days

  • ALCATRAZ
  • TRANSAMERICA PYRAMID
  • ALAMO SQUARE - PAINTED LADIES
  • DOLORES PARK
  • GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE
  • DE YOUNG MUSEUM
  • UNION SQUARE
  • LOMBARD STREET
  • CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE
  • JAPANESE TEA GARDEN
  • GOLDEN GATE PARK
Day 1: Downtown, the must-sees

Steps: San Francisco

Departure from Pier 33 to Alcatraz. Don't forget to book your tickets two weeks in advance to leave early in the morning. Visit of Alcatraz. From the boat, view of the bay, the Golden Gate Bridge and the Financial District with the Transamerica Pyramid of San Francisco. Back on the dock, discovery of North Beach and Telegraph Hill and lunch at Boudin Bakery to try the traditional chowder clam, seafood soup so typical of the bay. Then, go south in Chinatown before joining Union Square. Take the Powell-Hyde Street line of the cable car on Powell Street. Get off at Lombard Street, the most winding street in the world. Dine on Hyde Street in Frascati for a good Italian meal in an original establishment, before having a drink at Vesuvio to immerse yourself in the Californian Beatnik atmosphere.

Day 2: Southern Neighbourhoods and Golden Gate Park

Steps: San Francisco

In the morning, departure to Mission for a brunch at Tartine, an unmissable address on Sunday morning, then join Dolores Park. Go to Castro Street and join the Haight district. Go to Alamo Square before going down to Haight street in the hippie district. Join the Golden Gate Park and take a little snack at the Young Museum bar/restaurant before visiting it, and don't hesitate to stop at the California Academy of Sciences. Go to the Japanese Tea Garden. Return to the centre for dinner, why not at Zuni, the favourite address of the San-Franciscan for a good roasted chicken that will finish your stay smoothly!

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