Cultural Tour of Franschoek
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.