The Magnificent Cape Winelands: Affordable Delights
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.
Best time to travel
Use the N2 to get yourself onto the R310, after which you’ll take the R45 leading to Franschhoek. Outside city borders, you’ll experience vibrant landscapes, pass through leafy Stellenbosch, and spot wine farms aplenty.
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.
La Cabriere Country House
A beautiful Provencal-style luxury guesthouse within walking distance of central Franschhoek
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.
The Log Cabin
Log cabin with stunning mountain views on the Louisvale Wine Estate
From the Stellenbosch Winelands, you’ll spot Table Mountain rising up as you get closer to Cape Town. Pass through the city centre and over the mountain before coming down to meet the ocean.
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.
40 Winks Guest House
Quaint guest house in Green Point close to Cape Town’s best highlights
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.