Cultural Tour of Franschoek

Cultural Tour of Franschoek from Cape Town Sea More-Express Tours & Guest House

By: Cape Town Sea More-Express Tours & Guest House  06-13-2010
Keywords: Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotels

Cultural Tour of Franschoek

Franschhoek is a small rural village situated about 45 minutes from Cape Town in the heart of the Cape Winelands, with spectacular vineyards planted 300 years ago by the French Huguenots who discovered the valley. The village is among the top five tourist destinations in South Africa, and is situated in a beautiful valley of award winning vineyards between towering mountains. This is the food and wine centre of the Cape where splendid wines are grown at 20 wine estates and there is a choice of 26 local restaurants. Visit the wine estates and sample cheese and wine beneath the oak trees. Franschhoek architectural styles date back to the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and include many Cape Dutch, Cape Cottage and Victorian style homes. Within the village are wonderful craft, art and antique shops and galleries.

The best way to experience this town, is on foot with our experienced guide. Book now to embark on a journey through an unusual historic town, built by the French Huguenots.

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