The style resembles something out of ancient Greece, surrounded by beautiful gardens, overlooking the ocean. Hearst Castle is surreal, and it's difficult to believe that this was once someone's home.
We opted for the "sunset" tour, which claims to be the best for photographers. we were not disappointed, and got beautiful photos before and after sunset.
There is a wide array of fruit growing on the premises, but we were instructed first not to pick or touch it. Apparently it is all distributed to the staff, or used as compote for fertilization. Earth friendly.