Old Mission San Luis Rey, the "King of the Missions," is a National Historic Landmark founded in 1798 and is home to the Franciscan Friars. Old Mission San Luis Rey is the largest of the 21 California Missions and according to the San Diego Union Tribune is ranked first among the Seven Wonders of San Diego County North. In the tradition of Franciscan hospitality and spiritually people of all walks of life, including history buffs, educators and children are invited to experience the beauty and tranquility of the Old Mission. Explore the museum. Visit the cemetery. Attend a retreat. Volunteer. Have fun at a special event. Discover the educational, cultural, historical and spiritual experiences offered at Old Mission San Luis Rey.
The Retreat and Conference Center as well as the private inner gardens are equipped to accommodate retreats, meetings and corporate functions; it covers 17,500 square feet of space with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment - an amazing meeting place!
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