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Franschhoek

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Introduction

Franschhoek has developed into South Africa's gourmet and wine capital.

A far cry from the days when herds of wild elephant roamed the ‘elephant path' through the valley from the nearby mountain pass, nowadays award-winning wine estates surround the tree-lined streets in this pretty village, and the area abounds with world-class accommodation and dining options.

Choose from traditional auberges, luxury boutique hotels, inviting B&Bs and lavish country lodges and guesthouses. The valley's breathtaking and romantic beauty makes it popular with couples from all over the world.

Special offers in Franschhoek

Highlights of South Africa

16-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,120 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free car hire

Free car hire offer & air discount on selected dates – Save up to £225 pp
Book by: 30 September 2018

This is the ultimate introduction to South Africa. A spectacular drive along the Garden Route's rolling greenery and coastal beauty will see you link Cape Town’s beachside charms with the country’s finest vineyards and whale watching spectacles before ending with an all-inclusive Big Five safari.

Cape, Wine & Whales

11-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,765 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free car hire

Free car hire offer – Save up to £85 pp
Book by: 30 September 2018

Turn out from Cape Town’s welcoming charms, golden-sand beaches and iconic skyline to taste your way through South Africa’s finest vineyards in the endlessly rolling Winelands before discovering the world’s best land-based whale watching in Hermanus.

Cape, Wine, Garden Route & Kruger‬

13-day tailor-made self-drive & safari from £3,315 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free car hire

Free car hire offer – Save up to £115 pp
Book by: 30 September 2018

Take in all of South Africa’s premier destinations. You’ll start with one of the world’s greatest road trips, linking Cape Town with stays in luxury hotels and a visit to the Winelands, before ending with an all-inclusive Big Five safari on a private reserve in Kruger.

South Africa's Fairest Cape

14-day luxury tour from £2,995 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free car hire

Free car hire offer – Save up to £250 pp
Book by: 30 September 2018

Let a trip aboard the luxurious Blue Train suffix driving dips into the Garden Route's rural beauty. You'll pair Cape Town’s urban delights with the postcard-perfect Winelands and a charming valley retreat, with direct access to the Cape Peninsula's penguins, whales and beaches.

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Top itineraries in Franschhoek

Highlights of South Africa

16-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,120 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free car hire

Free car hire offer & air discount on selected dates – Save up to £225 pp
Book by: 30 September 2018

This is the ultimate introduction to South Africa. A spectacular drive along the Garden Route's rolling greenery and coastal beauty will see you link Cape Town’s beachside charms with the country’s finest vineyards and whale watching spectacles before ending with an all-inclusive Big Five safari.

Cape, Wine & Whales

11-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,765 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free car hire

Free car hire offer – Save up to £85 pp
Book by: 30 September 2018

Turn out from Cape Town’s welcoming charms, golden-sand beaches and iconic skyline to taste your way through South Africa’s finest vineyards in the endlessly rolling Winelands before discovering the world’s best land-based whale watching in Hermanus.

Cape, Wine, Garden Route & Kruger‬

13-day tailor-made self-drive & safari from £3,315 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free car hire

Free car hire offer – Save up to £115 pp
Book by: 30 September 2018

Take in all of South Africa’s premier destinations. You’ll start with one of the world’s greatest road trips, linking Cape Town with stays in luxury hotels and a visit to the Winelands, before ending with an all-inclusive Big Five safari on a private reserve in Kruger.

South Africa's Fairest Cape

14-day luxury tour from £2,995 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free car hire

Free car hire offer – Save up to £250 pp
Book by: 30 September 2018

Let a trip aboard the luxurious Blue Train suffix driving dips into the Garden Route's rural beauty. You'll pair Cape Town’s urban delights with the postcard-perfect Winelands and a charming valley retreat, with direct access to the Cape Peninsula's penguins, whales and beaches.

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Top places to stay in Franschhoek

La Residence, Franschhoek

Contemporary hotel

La Residence is pure luxury in the picturesque Franschhoek Valley. Here, endless vineyards and rolling hills set the scene for whimsical interiors, sprawling suites and exquisite dining experiences, paired, of course, with expertly picked wines.

Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands

Small & intimate hotel

Situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands, Le Quartier Francais is an ideal base to explore the Western Cape. Set in secluded gardens, and just off the main road, guests have the opportunity to wander out and experience the local culture and ambience. The nearby village offers quaint shops, galle…

Franschhoek Country House and Villas, Cape Winelands

Traditional hotel

Located on the outskirts of Franschheok Village, it is the ideal base to indulge in fine wines and world class cuisine.

Mont Rochelle Hotel, Franschhoek

Contemporary hotel

The Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyards is located in the village of Franschhoek in the heart of the Cape Winelands. This working wine farm produces sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, merlot, shiraz and cabernet sauvignon, which can be sampled in the tasting room.

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