With over 50 wine estates, the Breede River Valley is a picturesque stretch of land found between the mountains of the Western Cape. The area is littered with quaint towns like Montagu, and is home to Route 62, the longest wine route in the world.
The Breede River Valley is a region in South Africa’s Western Cape with breathtaking views, incredible scenery, and outstanding rock formations. It is one of the main cultivation areas of wine and fruit in the Western Cape and is home to many quaint towns including Montagu, Tulbagh, and Ceres. The area is also renowned for its large, navigable river. It hosts opportunities for fishing, watersports, and relaxation. Just 2 hours away from Cape Town, the Breede River Valley is the perfect oasis to escape the big city and unwind amid breathtaking nature.
Enjoy some of the region’s local produce including delectable fruits and nuts.
Indulge in some of South Africa’s finest wines at one of the many modern or historic wine estates.
Experience the mountain scenery on a guided horseback ride.
Feed your inner adventurer with a wide array of exhilarating water sports along the Breede River.
Fish for carp, smallmouth bass, catfish, and whitefish by boat or along the riverbank.
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Best time to go to Breede River Valley
In the Breede River Valley, spring begins in September and marks the end of winter. The winter time is the rainiest of the year and allows visitors to enjoy a roaring river and a lush landscape in spring and early summer. During spring and summer, the region boasts clear skies, hot days, and comfortable evenings. However, this is the busiest time of year for the Breede River Valley. If you’re looking for a good deal, March through May is a good time to visit as the weather is moderate and rain is rare while the region is also less busy!
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A peaceful getaway on a working wine farm in the Breede Valley.