THE LE FRANSCHHOEK BLOG


The Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival

November 13th, 2018

Each year Franschhoek’s Huguenot Monument turns into a hub of activity featuring SA’s finest Methode Cap Classique’s, and a few French Champagnes. The Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival is an absolute must for anyone who enjoys delicious food, great company and, of course, bubbles! This year, the event will take place on the 1st and […]

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Year End Venues in Franschhoek

October 16th, 2018

With the end of 2018 fast approaching, it’s time to think about venues for year-end events, Christmas, weddings, and New Year’s celebrations. Finding the perfect place can be a tricky task to undertake as numbers, style, and any potential theme needs to fit together seamlessly to form the full package. LE FRANSCHHOEK Offering a variety […]

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Franschhoek Uncorked Festival 2018

September 10th, 2018

Occurring annually, the two-day Franschhoek Uncorked festival has become a firm favourite among locals and visitors alike. Providing a unique opportunity to explore one of South Africa’s premier wine destinations, guests are invited to go from estate to estate sampling exciting new releases as well as other popular wines from their range.   When and Where? This […]

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Our Favourite Places To Eat Out In Franschhoek

August 17th, 2018

The picturesque town of Franschhoek located in the Cape Winelands is widely known as the culinary capital of South Africa. Absolutely brimming with fantastic options for both fine dining and relaxed restaurant experiences it is the perfect place if you’re looking to branch out and try something new. We have come up with some of […]

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A Romantic Getaway in Franschhoek

July 5th, 2018

Known as the culinary capital of South Africa, and one of the most beautiful spots along the Cape Wine Route, Franschhoek is an ideal romantic getaway. We know it can be difficult to choose with so many options available at your fingertips, so to make life a little easier, here are some of our favourites. […]

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Franschhoek Bastille Day Festival 2018

June 7th, 2018

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 14 & 15 July.

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The Big Little Wine Festival

May 31st, 2018

A brand new wine festival takes place this weekend at Cafe BonBon in the Franschhoek Wine Valley. On Saturday the 3rd June 2018, the new and exciting Big Little Wine Festival begins, where local wineries, craft breweries, great food and music come together in one of the most beautiful spaces at La Petite Dauphine. 

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Winter Specials in Franschhoek

May 24th, 2018

While travelling in the summer months is the more popular choice for those visiting the Mother City and surrounds, winter travel in South Africa comes with its own set of perks.

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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2018

April 23rd, 2018

Calling all bookworms and literature lovers – the Franschhoek Literary Festival 2018 (FLF) is the place to be during the third weekend of May. The Festival commences on the morning of Friday 18th May and ends on the afternoon of Sunday 22nd May and promises an array of events hosted by literary legends from all […]

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A Family Friendly Franschhoek Easter Itinerary

March 14th, 2018

Easter is all about treating yourself – not only to the chocolate and the sweet treats, but to quality time with the ones you love. From fun kids’ activities and delicious meals, to enticing Easter accommodation specials and more, we’ve got a lot to offer at Le Franschhoek this Easter. Take a look at our […]

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A Guide to the Festival of Art Franschhoek

March 13th, 2018

There’s a new kid on the block on the Franschhoek Festival scene this year – the much anticipated Festival of Art in Franschhoek. This two-day festival launches for the very first time on the 17th and 18th of March 2018, taking culture in the valley to a whole different level. This outdoor festival is showcasing […]

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Ideas for Valentine’s Day in Franschhoek

February 8th, 2018

The month of love is off to a positive start, and as usual, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. We know how difficult it is to keep coming up with new and exciting ways to celebrate the one you love, so we’ve made it a little easier by highlighting some of the different Franschhoek […]

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