Destinations Stellenbosch Wine Route

Stellenbosch Wine Route

About the area

Stellenbosch, endearingly nicknamed ‘Stellies’, is a university town in South Africa's Western Cape province and is the second oldest town in the country. It’s surrounded by the vineyards of the Cape Winelands and the mountainous nature reserves of Jonkershoek and Simonsberg. The town's oak-shaded streets are lined with cafés, boutiques, and art galleries. Stellenbosch is best known for its fantastic, world class wines. Expect friendly locals, colourful nightlife, lively events, incredible food and wine, and picturesque natural scenery.

Highlights

Visit an eco-conscious wine farm such as Spier, Longridge, or Waterford Estate.
Explore the Jonkershoek or Simonsberg nature reserves.
Cycle around the quaint town and historical Stellenbosch University.
Visit an organic local farmer’s market with great food, produce, wine, and clothing.
Experience incredible art and sculptures at an art gallery.
Eat at one of the renowned restaurants.

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