10 Days of the Cape Winelands in all its Splendour
Experience the unsurpassed beauty of the Cape Winelands and Atlantic Seaboard. Indulge in wine tastings in the vineyards and stroll through Stellenbosch’s charming streets. Dine in world-class restaurants in Franschhoek, topping it off with ocean views in Camps Bay.
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From the airport, the N2 goes past Khayelitsha Township. Then it’s a change of scenery after the turn onto Baden Powell Drive, with a plethora of wine estates marking the landscape as you journey into Stellenbosch.
Stellenbosch is South Africa's 2nd oldest town and is surrounded by the vineyards of the Cape Winelands and the mountainous nature reserves of Jonkershoek and Simonsberg. Stellenbosch is best known for its impeccable wines. The town's oak-shaded streets are lined with cafés, boutiques, and art galleries.
Opulent guesthouse located in Paradyskloof in Stellenbosch
Get on the R310 from Stellenbosch, which passes 2 nature reserves that can be reached with slight detours. As you turn onto the R45, you can stop at the Franschhoek Motor Museum on your way.
Franschhoek, meaning “French Corner”, is a small town in the Western Cape located in the Cape Winelands. The beautiful village is steeped in history and culture, and features some of the country’s most renowned wine farms and restaurants. The area is found in a valley surrounded by gorgeous mountains that feature snowy peaks in winter and boasts trails that wind through flowers and wildlife at Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve.
Chapter House Boutique Hotel
A boutique hotel with antique flair set in the centre of Franschhoek
Just 30 minutes out of Franschhoek, you’ll pass the iconic Babylonstoren farm, where you can stop for breakfast and a stroll through the gardens. After that, you’ll get back onto the N1 road, which will lead you straight to the M6 and then the Atlantic Seaboard.
Thanks to the massive variety of attractions, the Atlantic Seaboard is one of Cape Town's premier tourist spots. There are many ways to explore this vibrant part of the Mother City; however, it’s best to do it on foot.
Royal Boutique Hotel
Sunny hotel in Camps Bay with easy access to the beach.
From Sea Point, you’ll head around Signal Hill, past Green Point and its famous stadium, through to the centre of town. From here, Table Mountain will lay stretched out on your right as you head out of town on the M3, which finally becomes the N2.