Just outside the hustling and bustling streets of Cape Town is the beautiful town of Franschhoek. Surrounded by the majestic Simonsberg Mountains, this little corner of heaven is everything but little when it comes to luxury and gourmet cuisine. Being South Africa’s gourmet capital, Franschhoek boasts some of the best wines and restaurants this country […]
While the town of Franschhoek is most widely known for its decadent cuisine and world-class wines, what many don’t know is that it is also home to some of the country’s finest mountain biking trails. Whether you’re a beginner cyclist looking for the right excuse to head outdoors, or an experienced mountain biker seeking a […]
The birds are singing; the flowers are blooming; Spring has officially sprung at Le Franschhoek, this September. That’s why we’ve decided to spoil you with some amazing Spring packages and specials in Franschhoek. Put a Spring in your step at the Camelot Spa Come join us at the Camelot Spa, this September, and we’ll help […]
Spring is a celebration of the beauty and wonder of nature, new beginnings and of course, the Franschhoek Uncorked Festival. All year long, the hard-working Franschhoek vignerons have been nurturing the delicate seedlings and tending to the intricate work that goes into making some of South Africa’s finest wines. Come and join us on the […]
A flexible and affordable way to explore the Franschhoek Wine Valley, the popular Franschhoek Vineyard Hopper has recently been relaunched. A semi-guided hop-on hop-off service, it is a fantastic alternative to the more stringent full day or half day wine tours offered in the region.
The Banhoek Duo & Trail Challenge returns to the Stellenbosch Wine Valley for the third year in a row on 12 August 2017. The Challenge offers a fun morning of multiple sporting events in the Banhoek Valley.
There’s no need to head to Europe to find a wedding venue with all the romance of southern France, when the Franschhoek Wine Valley is right on your doorstep. Franschhoek has long been an idyllic wedding destination in South Africa. Anyone who has been married in the Western Cape Winelands will tell you that Franschhoek […]
Foodies wanting to expand their culinary resume or fine-tune their cooking skills should look no further than the ultimate food destination in Africa- Franschhoek. Aside from its spectacular natural setting surrounded by mountains and vineyards, Franschhoek packs a punch when it comes to fine dining and big-name restaurants. Here are some of the best ways […]
It’s that time of year again to whip out your red, white and blue as South Africa’s leading wine and food destination, Franschhoek hosts the annual Bastille Day Festival on 15 and 16 July. Locals and visitors from around the globe are invited to join in celebrating the centuries-old French heritage at the iconic Huguenot […]
Enjoying a delectable meal paired with the perfect wine, tucked warmly out of the icy weather, is our idea of the perfect Friday evening. Treat yourself to a dining experience like no other this Friday, the 23rd of June, by joining us at DISH restaurant, for a truly unique wine and dine evening with Maastricht […]
In the summertime, Franschhoek is swamped with tourists and local travellers sipping on delicious wines in the South Africa sun. To the inexperienced eye, winter in the winelands is dark and rainy with little to look forward to. We’re here to dispel that myth with an itinerary for the perfect winter’s day in the winelands.