Inspirational Trips The Magnificent Cape Winelands: Affordable Delights

The Magnificent Cape Winelands: Affordable Delights

From$693/per person
9 nights

Experiences

Seaside
Nature
Adventure
City Life
Historical Sites

Highlights

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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Trip route

Cape Town Airport

Trip overview

Arrival: Cape Town Airport
Cape Town AirportFranschhoek Wine Valley
79km | 1h 10min
1

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.

1Franschhoek Wine Valley
3 nights

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.

Hotel
La Cabriere Country House

A beautiful Provencal-style luxury guesthouse within walking distance of central Franschhoek

Franschhoek Wine ValleyStellenbosch Wine Route
1
30km | 43min
2

2Stellenbosch Wine Route
3 nights

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.

Hotel
The Log Cabin

Log cabin with stunning mountain views on the Louisvale Wine Estate

Stellenbosch Wine RouteAtlantic Seaboard
2
60km | 1h
3

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.

3Atlantic Seaboard
3 nights

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.

Hotel
40 Winks Guest House

Quaint guest house in Green Point close to Cape Town’s best highlights

Atlantic SeaboardCape Town Airport
3
25km | 30min

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.

Departure: Cape Town Airport
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