Highway 1 is open during the day to Hearst Castle. However, between the towns of Gorda and Ragged Point, Highway 1 is not open due to roadwork Sunday nights through Friday mornings (from 10pm to 7am). Motorists may encounter one-way traffic controls in these areas even when full closures are not in effect. For more information on Highway 1 conditions please visit www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/road_information.htm

La Cuesta Encantada wasn’t just William Randolph Hearst’s beloved hilltop retreat. It was also a living museum that showcased his superb European and Mediterranean Hearst Castle art collection, which can still be seen today occupying almost every inch of this historic California castle. Browse through selected works below, before visiting the Castle to see the museum-worthy works for yourself: