THE LE FRANSCHHOEK BLOG


Mountain Biking Trails in Franschhoek

September 29th, 2017

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 […]

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Le Franschhoek – What’s on at Le Franschhoek

September 18th, 2017

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 […]

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Franschhoek Uncorked Festival 2017

September 8th, 2017

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 […]

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Franschhoek Vineyard Hopper

August 25th, 2017

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.

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Banhoek Duo & Trail Challenge 12 August

August 7th, 2017

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.

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Plan the perfect wedding at Le Franschhoek

July 21st, 2017

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 […]

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Learn to Cook in Franschhoek

July 13th, 2017

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 […]

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Wine and Dine Evening at Le Franschhoek

June 22nd, 2017

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 […]

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A Winter’s Day in the Winelands

June 12th, 2017

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.

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Sundays in the Winelands: What’s Open

June 1st, 2017

As termed by the Afrikaners as the “French corner”, Franschhoek, although just a small town of French descent, is home to some of the most exquisite wine farms, gorgeous views and quaint buildings.

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Keeping Up to Date: Le Franschhoek Events and Specials Calendar

May 17th, 2017

Keep your finger on the pulse of Franschhoek events with our calendar of events and specials coming up in the next few months.

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Guide to Spending Mother’s Day in Franschhoek

May 9th, 2017

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!

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