Destinations Tulbagh Wine Route

Tulbagh Wine Route

About the area

A scenic 90-minute drive from Cape Town, the rural village of Tulbagh lies nestled in a serene valley surrounded by magnificent mountains. The secluded Tulbagh valley is flanked on 3 sides by the Groot Winterhoek, Witzenberg, and Obiqua mountains, which houses a world-renowned and award-winning wine region. This creates dramatic vistas and towering mountains for the town, boasting no less than 32 monuments on 1 street. Enjoy serenity surrounded by vineyards growing alongside orchards and fields of wheat. The wine route is dotted with graceful old estates, interspersed with conspicuously new vineyards.

Highlights

Visit any of the magnificent wine estates and sip stellar wines from the region.
Treat yourself to a delicious meal at a restaurant in town or on a wine estate.
Explore Church Street with its historic monuments repaired after an earthquake in the late 1960s.
Visit a museum to learn about the town’s rich history and experience a piece of its Victorian heritage.
Hike or mountain bike through Tulbagh’s picturesque mountain, river, and fynbos surrounds.

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