Guide to Spending Mother’s Day in Franschhoek

Posted on the April 16th, 2019

Can’t decide what to do for Mother’s Day this year? Not to worry, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best activities that are sure to knock your mom’s socks off! Franschhoek, with its picturesque views and quaint but eloquent atmosphere, is the perfect destination to spend Mother’s Day.

Le Franschhoek Hotel and Spa

High Tea at Le Franschhoek

Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa are hosting a delicious afternoon High Tea that will allow you and the most important woman in your life to indulge in the most scrumptious treats and enjoy the tastiest teas. For a bargain price of just R295 per person, enjoy a small gift and a complimentary glass of bubbles whilst you relax and unwind for the afternoon on the terrace spending quality time with your mom.

Time: 12:00 – 16:00

Date: Sunday, 12 May 2017

Price: R295 p.p

For more information, or to secure your seat, please contact

Franschhoek Village Market

The Village Market, located under the trees of the Dutch Reformed Church in Franschhoek, is the ideal place to enjoy your Saturday! The Market hosts stalls providing delicious foods and drink, jewellery and a wide variety of arts and crafts. It’s a place where the community meets and visitors can experience the Franschhoek customs and atmosphere. Meet local personalities while snacking on delicious foods, sipping on the best coffee or wine and shopping for treasures in arts and crafts.

The market is open every Saturday from 9am to 3pm and is the perfect spot to purchase those last minute Mother’s Day gifts.

For more information contact Elzahn: +27 (0)82 786 7927 or

Franschhoek Wine Tram

Let’s be honest, moms and wine kind of go hand in hand. That’s why the Franschhoek Wine Tram would be the ultimate way to treat your mom for Mother’s Day. Climb into the tram to ride through Franschhoek’s beautiful countryside, with picturesque vineyards, dramatic mountain backdrops and historic wine estates. The tram operates on a loop and allows you to hop-on and hop-off whenever you please. It makes frequent stops at wineries where you and your mom can enjoy wine cellar tours, wine tasting, walking through the vineyards or just grabbing a bite to eat.

To book contact: +27 21 300 0338 | +27 21 876 4943 or email:

Franschhoek Tram

Full-Day Chocolate Cheese Olive and Wine Tour from Franschhoek

Experience one of the most popular wine tours in Franschhoek whilst indulging in culinary excellence. Enjoy a day sampling some of the taste-bud-tantalising flavours of the Cape Winelands with this full-day food tour from Franschhoek. Visit 3 wine estates to taste locally-made chocolates and cheeses, both expertly paired with wine, as well as some olive oil.

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Wine tours Franschhoek

Horse Riding Tours at Paradise Stables

If you want to treat your mom to something a bit out of the ordinary, not the usual Mother’s Day lunch, then Paradise Stables could be the place to do so. Choose from the wine tasting on horseback tour which is 2 hours and 30 minutes and includes a stop at two wine estates, each for 30-45 minutes at a price of R1,000 per person or just enjoy an hour-long scenic tour on horseback at a cost of R300 per person.

To book contact: +27 (0)21 876 2160 or cell: +27 (0)84 586 2160

Franschhoek activities

Make sure you complement your Mother’s Day activities with the best Franschhoek accommodation at Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa. Visit our website, email, or phone +27 (21) 876 8900 to secure your stay.

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