Historic Paarl has a rich cultural heritage. Just 56 km from Cape Town, the area has superb countryside, plenty of great wine and fruit farms, and many cycling and nature trails.
The nearby Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve is a paradise of native fynbos foliage and massive granite rock formations - perfect for fishing, hiking, climbing and many other outdoor activities.
Top itineraries in Paarl
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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.
Follow in the tracks of kings and presidents with a trip aboard the stunning Blue Train, its 19th-century luxuries linking the beach-clad joys of Cape Town with an all-inclusive Big Five safari. Return from expert-led game drives in a private reserve to four poster beds and gourmet meals.
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This is a comprehensive introduction to South Africa’s myriad delights. Included flight hops, luxury stays and scenic drives along the Garden and Panorama routes will showcase everything from Cape Town and the Winelands to a Big-Five Kruger safari and the mountain beauty of Zululand and Drakensberg.
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Top places to stay in Paarl
Located in the centre of the green Winelands, the Grande Roche Hotel is perfect for those looking to escape the tourist-congested Franschhoek and Stellenbosch.
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