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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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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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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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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Franschhoek Summer Wines 2018

January 31st, 2018

It’s officially the height of summer in Franschhoek – and what better way to celebrate than by sampling seasonally-inspired wines at Franschhoek Summer Wines 2018. Taking place on Saturday, 3 February, at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyard, this annual event is an all-round favourite on the Franschhoek social calendar.

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Bridge House Mile 2018

January 25th, 2018

Val de Vie Estate is set to host the 5th Bridge House Mile on Sunday 4th February 2018, sponsored by Standard Bank. From its inception in 2014, the event has gone from strength to strength over the last few years and the Val de Vie event this year promises to be bigger than better than […]

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Porcupine Ridge MTB Challenge 27 January 2018

January 24th, 2018

The Porcupine Ridge MTB Challenge returns in 2018 in its 19th year. Organised by the Franschhoek Lions Club,  this year’s event promises to take riders back to their mountain biking roots with exciting routes and trails around the Berg River Dam, with spectacular views of the Franschhoek Mountains. Joanna Dobinson from Biking in the Bosch is […]

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