Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape Winelands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley.

This is the food and wine heartland of the country or ‘culinary capital’, where splendid wines are grown and world renowned chefs create international cuisine with breathtaking scenery as a backdrop.

Franschhoek’s wine estates encircle the village. On these award-winning wine estates acclaimed winemakers create glorious wines. Tantalise your taste buds with wine tastings overlooking the vineyards where the grapes were harvested … each one an exceptional experience heightened by the beauty of its setting in this the most beautiful wine valley in the world. So beautiful in fact that getting married in Franschhoek is extremely popular with couples from all over the world.

The main street, lined with shops, specialist stores and arts and crafts studios and galleries, is the heart of this vibrant village. Even better, visit during one of the numerous Franschhoek festivals, such as the Franschhoek Bastille Festival, the Franschhoek Literary Festival, Franschhoek Uncorked or the Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival.

When it comes to accommodation in Franschhoek the options are endless and to suit all tastes and budgets. Decide between classic auberges, boutique hotels, lavish 5-star country lodges, cosy B&Bs, pleasant guesthouses or comfortable self-catering options.

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