Welcome to the Solvang Trolley page
Solvang Trolley CO. also known as "the Honen" by the locals, is a family-run company that serves the city of Solvang, CA. We offer guided tours on a horse-drawn carriage around the town, as well as private services. The tradition started in 1973 when Hans Rasmussen founded the trolley company, which continues today under the operation of HORZES ENTERTAINMENT LLC, a family run company involved in equine matters.
About the tours
The Honen boards passengers regularly outside of the Visitor's Center on Copenhagen St. and Second St. and takes them on a 25 minute tour throughout the Downtown Area of Solvang. Passengers rediscover the architecture and attractions of the town on a replica of an 1800's Danish streetcar. Tour guides tell the history of Solvang, explain the origin and significance of many sights and buildings, and share with visitors folk tales and cultural notes from Denmark. They provide as well an insight on activities in town and give general information about the area.
Where to board
Our Trolley stop is located at the intersection of Second St. and Copenhagen, right next to the visitors center In Solvang, CA. We operate on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the winter and early spring, starting trips at 12:00p.m. Trips run every 35 minutes.
Discounts are available for groups of five people and more upon request. For groups of 10 or more people, it is recommended to call in advice for a reservation or to purchase tickets in advance at the Trolley stop to ensure a spot in the tour, specially during holidays and weekends. Often trips are sold out and the company might not be able to accomodate large groups after 4:00 p.m.
For inquiries and reservations, please call 805-794-8958