Map & Driving Directions

Mount Calvary Monastery and Retreat House is located at:
505 E. Los Olivos
, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(next door to the Old Mission)
(805) 682-4117 


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Driving Directions:
We do not recommend GPS or online map sites because of numerous reports of them providing wrong instructions. Please use our directions provided below.Driving from the South:
Take Hwy 101 to Santa Barbara. Exit at Mission St. Turn to the right and follow Mission St. to its end. It will make a  jog, but you want to stay on Mission St. which will dead-end at Roosevelt Elementary School. At the school turn left on to Laguna St. and go to the stop sign. This puts you directly in front of the Santa Barbara Mission. Turn right at that stop sign (Los Olivos St.). This street curves past the Mission. The second driveway past the mission is ours, marked by a large brown sign “Mount Calvary Monastery.”

Or:

Take Hwy 101 to the Laguna Street Exit. Stay on Laguna Street all the way to where it ends at a stop sign where you will be facing the Old Mission Santa Barbara. Turn right at that stop sign (onto Los Olivos St.). This street curves past the Mission. The second driveway past the mission is ours, marked by a large brown sign “Mount Calvary Monastery.”

Driving from the North:
Follow the same directions, exiting at Mission Street, except that when you get off the freeway, turn left and pass under the freeway as you go up to Mission St.

If you are arriving by bus, train or plane a taxi will bring you to our door. Tell the taxi driver that your destination is next door to the Old Mission and provide our street address: 505 East Los Olivos Street.