Mission San Francisco Solano

Mission San Francisco Solano was the 21st mission in Alta California, and the only one built under the Mexican era.

  • Mission San Francisco Solano Photo
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  • Mission San Francisco Solano Photo
  • Mission San Francisco Solano Photo 2

Location

114 E. Spain Street
Sonoma CA, 95476

Contact

Local: 707-938-9560

  • Description
  • Reviews
  • Mission San Francisco Solano was the 21st mission in Alta California, and the only one built under the Mexican era. It was the northernmost and last of the missions to be established. San Francisco Solano, the patron saint of the mission, was a 17th Century missionary to the Peruvians. This mission site was chosen for its' weather, water, grazing land and building materials.

    Hours Daily: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Days

    • Interesting 15 minute Tour

      This 1823 Mission is the oldest building in downtown Sonoma and is operated by the California Parks Department. It costs $3.00 to enter. It’s basically a self guided tour of a four room mission...

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    • Spanish mission

      It was rather interesting to see what was left from one of the California missions. San Francisco Solano, the last California mission, was founded on July 4, 1823 and later rebuilt. I can’t find a...

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    • Northernmost Spanish Colonial Mission

      Unfortunately we were only able to see the exterior as the church was closed by the time we got to Sonoma. However, I have seen numerous other historic colonial Spanish Missions in California. This...

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