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Address: Ocean Avenue and State Route 1, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: 888-434-3891

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Really beautiful place! It is enough to spend a couple of hours, walk around and see many fairy tale houses. They are distributed all around the town, so you may even want to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Villach, Austria
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Villach, Austria
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82 reviews 82 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Really beautiful place! It is enough to spend a couple of hours, walk around and see many fairy tale houses. They are distributed all around the town, so you may even want to drive street after street and search for them (and see some other nice too) and this is exactly what we did. Most of them we found near... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

I fell in love with California in this village. It was just lovely. We visited some wine tasting places. Loved Joullien wine tasting place. We had lunch at Kathie's Kitchen- it was the best Mexican food ever. People are very friendly.

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Campbell, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

This is why I love hidden towns like Carmel. You have the ocean, wonderful shops, amazing food and great people. Did I mention the views? If you want to experience true California this is it.

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England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

You must visit Carmel, its beautiful. The people are really nice and friendly. Its well worth walking to the beach early morning to watch the sun rise. Coffee shops are open early so grab a cup and enjoy the walk and the sunrise. The beach is stunning with white sand and you can watch the surfers as well. You must... More 

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Saddle Brook, New Jersey
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

This fairyland of a town has a great deal of green, and loads of charming streets choch full of boutiquey stores and galleries, and generally good to excellent restaurants, many of them set in open air vias with flowering trees. Historic mission on far side of town recently restored, two lovely beaches-an excellent walkers town.

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Wife and I really enjoyed driving thru neighborhoods in this exclusive town. Mostly we stayed down near the water and saw many of the older cottages with their unique style. Wouldn't want to live there (too many tourist like us) but fun to visit for a day.

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iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Fun shops, wine tasting around every corner, wonderful restaurants, takes you right to the ocean, lots of amazing art to been seen in the stores......

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Carmichael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

If you haven't visited Carmel, it's hard to convey what it is like. There are no street numbers. None. Addresses are on a street between two other streets. That's one facet of the uniqueness of Carmel. It has quirky stores, as well as the usual galleries, etc. We love some of the stores. You can also go wine tasting at... More 

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Trinity, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

As a tourist you will think it quaint and so nice. The authorities and some businesses are really quite nice, friendly, accommodating and do a great job. Sorry some of the locals think they own the town and the short answer is NO they DO NOT.

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Groveland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We had so much fun in The Carmel Village. A lot of great shops and great wine tasting !!! They even have a guy that gives hay rides !!

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