Visitors staying overnight in Paso Robles can experience the immersive Light at Sensorio, the largest artwork by acclaimed artist Bruce Munro. The hills are softly illuminated with fiber optics, creating a mesmerizing display across the landscape. Visitors can stroll along pathways for over a mile to intimately experience this permanent outdoor exhibit.
At sunset, the rolling hills of Paso Robles with ancient oak trees offer a breathtaking sight. As dusk falls, over 100,000 stemmed spheres light up in an array of colors. General admission ticket holders can also enjoy live music, food, and beverage stands offering a variety of local beers, wines, cocktails, and snacks.
For an enhanced experience, guests can opt for the reserved Terrace Experience. This includes seating at a fire table on an elevated terrace with stunning views of the exhibit. A silver Airstream bar offers one complimentary glass of house wine, beer, or a non-alcoholic beverage along with cheese and charcuterie plates.
Throughout the pathway, visitors encounter the Light Towers, paying homage to Paso Robles’ wine country. These towers, made from over 17,000 wine bottles, illuminate in sync with a musical score, creating a captivating experience powered by solar energy.
After experiencing Sensorio, visitors can head to Les Petite Canailles in the center of Paso Robles for dinner. This modern restaurant, recognized in the 2023 Michelin Guide, offers an extraordinary culinary experience. Its ‘Trust Us’ five-course tasting menu, prepared by Chef Julien Asseo and his team, is a highlight. The restaurant’s wine list, focusing on California and French wines, has earned a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for two consecutive years.
Les Petite Canailles offers a special selection of Paso Robles L’Aventure Winery wines, crafted by winemaker Stephan Assoe, Julien’s father. The restaurant’s unique California-French fusion cuisine is complemented by a wine list that truly enhances the dining experience.
After dinner, guests can stay at the Farmhouse Motel, a boutique property near the center of Paso Robles. The motel offers 26 charming country-style cottages, each with a front porch for guests to relax and enjoy the surroundings. This dog-friendly property serves as an ideal home base for an unforgettable trip to Paso Robles.
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