The Franschhoek valley offers visitors a wide range of exciting and diverse activities.

Take a cellar tour
Cellar tours & wine tasting

Fine aining
Award-winning restaurants

Explore the vineyards on foot
Vineyard walks
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The Cap Classique Route is new in Franschhoek

Meander through the vineyards and olive groves, or enjoy a walk in the beautiful mountains surrounding Franschhoek. The villa has its own private golf driving range.

Wine and food

Franschhoek is the gourmet capital of South Africa and boasts some of the country's finest restaurants.

Over 40 wine farms in the valley (including our own Franschhoek Pass Winery) offer wine- and olive-oil tastings; you can even enjoy a wine-tasting tour on horseback!

Out and about

There are many lovely walks through the surrounding nature reserves and vineyards, and horses may be hired at a nearby stables. Or you might want to explore the historic Huguenot village of Franschhoek, with its many arts and crafts shops, boutiques, galleries and restaurants. We recommend a visit to the Solms Delta museum - a fascinating display of the history of the early settlers.

Franschhoek hosts several exciting annual festivals, including the Franschhoek Literary Festival in May, the South African Cheese Festival in February, Bastille Day in July and the Champagne Festival in December.

Your own private driving range

The villa has its own driving range, and the Jack Nicklaus Pearl Valley Golf Course is nearby.

Mountain biking in Franschhoek Mountain bikes are available for hire in the village of Franschhoek.

Flyfishing in Franschhoek Fly-fishing facilities are close by.