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Welcome to Solvang, California!

Danish capital of America


Most programs are held in Solvang, CA. Other locations include Santa Barbara, Fresno, Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV.

Named by Sunset magazine as one of the “10 Most Beautiful Small Towns in the Western United States,” Solvang, with ties to Denmark, is a major tourist destination. Shops, galleries, restaurants, and hotels reflect the area’s Danish architectural heritage. Solvang is a jewel within the Central Coast wine country. It is a charming town with roots planted firmly in Danish tradition.

  • Come to study and learn.

  • Come to relax — quiet community with rural atmosphere.

  • Come to have fun — wine tasting, hiking, camping, bicycling, and shopping.

  • Come for entertainment — theatre, concerts, shopping, casino gambling, and art museums.

  • Come to wine and dine—award winning wines, restaurants, and organic produce.

  • A day trip away from Los Angeles, Big Sur, and San Francisco. A weekend trip to Disney Land and San Diego. Lots to see and do...


Lodging in Solvang

Places to stay while learning Gestalt Play!!

Solvang Inn & Cottages

solvang hotel

Participants can decide on their own accommodations, or visit Solvang Inn and Cottages and give them a call to receive an especially reduced rate for WCI participants. Daily rate includes continental breakfast at a local Danish bakery. Ask about available transportation from LAX, Santa Barbara airport, and other airports in the region.

Landsby Hotel

lands by hotel

Landsby Inn is recommended for those who want a more luxurious stay. Special rates may be available. Let WCI know that you are interested in lodging at the Landsby Inn. Use “Contact” form below.

You can also reserve space at any location of your choice. There are many options available within the Santa Ynez Valley. Camping is also an option.

Lodging and accommodations are the sole responsibility of the attendee. There are many other options for lodging in Solvang, CA and the surrounding areas. Attendees are encouraged to find the best option to meet their needs. West Coast Institute for Gestalt Therapy with Children and Adolescents, LLC is not responsible for any matters with regards to accommodation. 

Walking Tour of Solvang, CA

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