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Cape Winelands: Franschhoek

Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 372

South Africa's 'food and wine capital.'


Whether your glass is half full or half empty, there is clearly room for more wine, and the Western Cape is one of the world’s best places for a top up. Spend 2 nights exploring South Africa’s increasingly famous Winelands district.

Neighbouring Stellenbosch, Franschhoek has secured its reputation for fine food and wine, with some calling it the culinary capital of South Africa. That reaches beyond wine to encompass excellent restaurants and a world famous Patisserie specialising in Belgian pralines.


 

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Accommodation in Franschhoek

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    Franschhoek Country House and Villas



    The Franschhoek Country House, the restored manor house and former perfumery dating back to 1890, is a 5 star property situated on the outskirts of the village of Franschhoek and is surrounded by enchanting vineyards and majestic mountains. The hotel is only an hour's drive ...

    The Franschhoek Country House, the restored manor house and former perfumery dating back to 1890, is a 5 star property situated on the outskirts of the village of Franschhoek and is surrounded by enchanting vineyards and majestic mountains. The hotel is only an hour's drive from Cape Town. Laze at one of the two pools with beautiful mountain vistas, visit the wine farms in Franschhoek, or stroll in the charming town. Guests can dine at the Monneaux Restaurant, voted as one of South Africa's Top Restaurants or be pampered at the in-house salon or unwind in the property's beautiful manicured gardens.

    The Country House and Villas offer 14 luxury rooms and 12 villa suites. All the rooms offer features and facilities expected of a first class hotel. Almost all rooms lead out onto private balconies or private patio with magnificent views.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Bicycles
    • Conference Facilities
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Spa

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    The Last Word Franschhoek



    The Franschhoek is an historic residence in the centre of what many regard as the most charming and picturesque village in the Cape Winelands. Elegantly restored in the Cape Huguenot tradition, The Franschhoek is right in the heart of what has become the utopia for ...

    The Franschhoek is an historic residence in the centre of what many regard as the most charming and picturesque village in the Cape Winelands. Elegantly restored in the Cape Huguenot tradition, The Franschhoek is right in the heart of what has become the utopia for food and wine lovers in the Cape. All the superior qualities of The Last Word Residences abound in this luxury winelands hotel

    Facilities

    • Golf
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)

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    Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate



    Nestled in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa's Western Cape is Grande Provence Wine Estate. The Estate offers a unique experience, from cuisine to accommodation, with some of the finest South African contemporary art, boutique conference facilities and award-winning wines. Grande Provence is proud ...

    Nestled in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa's Western Cape is Grande Provence Wine Estate. The Estate offers a unique experience, from cuisine to accommodation, with some of the finest South African contemporary art, boutique conference facilities and award-winning wines. Grande Provence is proud to offer discerning guests The Restaurant, The Tasting Room, The Jonkershuis, The Gallery, The Shop and The Owner's Cottage.

    Facilities

    • Complimentary WI-FI
    • Restaurant
    • Swimming Pool
    • Wine tasting

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    Le Quartier Francais



    Le Quartier Francais is an exclusive boutique hotel situated in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, Cape Winelands. Tucked away in secluded gardens it offers a delightful haven of peace and tranquility. A total gastronomic experience can be enjoyed here. Sticky buns for breakfast, bistro ...

    Le Quartier Francais is an exclusive boutique hotel situated in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, Cape Winelands. Tucked away in secluded gardens it offers a delightful haven of peace and tranquility. A total gastronomic experience can be enjoyed here. Sticky buns for breakfast, bistro lunches on the terrace and award-winning cutting edge cuisine by Margot Janse and her team in the Tasting Room. The true secret of this Relais and Chateaux Auberge is the warm welcome from the extraordinary staff - the comfort of the rooms and the small unexpected luxuries.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Bellman/Porters
    • Concierge
    • Games Room
    • Hair/Beauty Salon
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lounge(s)
    • Massage Treatments
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Spa

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    Le Franschhoek Hotel and Spa



    Located in the world famous Cape Winelands, Le Franschhoek Hotel and Spa has become one of the most romantic getaways in its class. Capturing the essence of five star luxury, the impeccably appointed Le Franschhoek offers unparalleled views of the Franschhoek Mountains and is the ...

    Located in the world famous Cape Winelands, Le Franschhoek Hotel and Spa has become one of the most romantic getaways in its class. Capturing the essence of five star luxury, the impeccably appointed Le Franschhoek offers unparalleled views of the Franschhoek Mountains and is the perfect setting for a taste of the legendary Cape Wine Routes.

    Features include a destination Camelot Spa and world class conference facilities

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Conference Facilities
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Spa
    • Tennis

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    Mont Rochelle Hotel



    Mont Rochelle is a luxury 16 room and 6 suite hotel located less than an hour's drive from Cape Town International Airport, high above Franschhoek. The conference room is great for private meetings or intimate dinners. It great dining and various activities for the traveller ...

    Mont Rochelle is a luxury 16 room and 6 suite hotel located less than an hour's drive from Cape Town International Airport, high above Franschhoek. The conference room is great for private meetings or intimate dinners. It great dining and various activities for the traveller seeking refined quality.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Barbeques (BBQ)
    • Business Centre
    • Conference Facilities
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Fishing Facilities
    • Gift Shop
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Horseback Riding
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lounge(s)
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Sauna

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    La Residence



    La Residence is in a class of its own. Located in the beautiful Franschhoek valley at the heart of a private 30-acre estate, this is a haven of luxury on every level. Surrounded by vineyards and plum orchards, with a spectacular mountain backdrop, La Residence ...

    La Residence is in a class of its own. Located in the beautiful Franschhoek valley at the heart of a private 30-acre estate, this is a haven of luxury on every level.

    Surrounded by vineyards and plum orchards, with a spectacular mountain backdrop, La Residence enjoys breath-taking views of the unspoilt rural surrounds and an atmosphere of complete tranquility. Step into the main hall and be transported to a world of exquisite beauty, opulence and grandeur in this luxury Franschhoek hotel. Glittering Indian chandeliers hang from the vaulted ceiling; original artwork and huge mirrors grace the walls; furnishings are plush, colourful and stylish.

    Facilities

    • Children's Activities
    • Fireplace
    • Lounge
    • Reception
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Swimming Pool
    • Telephone
    • TV

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Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 372

Itinerary

Day 1

Cape Town Airport to Franschhoek Hotels

Duration40 Minutes

Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek

The 4-Star Protea Hotel Franschhoek, which overlooks the majestic mountains and vineyards of the historic village of Franschhoek, some 80 km east of Cape Town, prides itself on its charming ambiance, gracious style and attentive service. Indeed, if you are seeking a hotel which exudes tranquility and beauty, look no further than the Protea Hotel Franschhoek.

This magnificent 4-Star hotel in Franschhoek has a rich history, with one section dating back to the 1880s. The town itself takes its name from the French Huguenots who settled in the area in the early 1680s after fleeing from their home country. Franschhoek has since become one of South Africa's leading culinary and wine-tasting destinations.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek

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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek



    The 4-Star Protea Hotel Franschhoek, which overlooks the majestic mountains and vineyards of the historic village of Franschhoek, some 80 km east of Cape Town, prides itself on its charming ambiance, gracious style and attentive service. Indeed, if you are seeking a hotel which exudes ...

    The 4-Star Protea Hotel Franschhoek, which overlooks the majestic mountains and vineyards of the historic village of Franschhoek, some 80 km east of Cape Town, prides itself on its charming ambiance, gracious style and attentive service. Indeed, if you are seeking a hotel which exudes tranquility and beauty, look no further than the Protea Hotel Franschhoek.

    This magnificent 4-Star hotel in Franschhoek has a rich history, with one section dating back to the 1880s. The town itself takes its name from the French Huguenots who settled in the area in the early 1680s after fleeing from their home country. Franschhoek has since become one of South Africa's leading culinary and wine-tasting destinations.

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Day 2

Franschoek Wine Tram

You will board the hop-on hop-off tour and experience a unique and leisurely way to see the Franschhoek Valley as they journey through rolling vineyards in an open-side tram and open-air tram-bus stopping in at some of South Africa's oldest and most distinguished wine estates. A combination of tram and tram-bus transports you around a loop of stops allowing you to hop-off at each stop and experience the activities on offer, be it wine tasting, a cellar tour, lunch or simply a stroll through the vineyards and when you are ready, hop-on to continue the tour. The tour takes you right into the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, with a narration focusing on the history of Franschhoek and wine cultivation in the valley, complimentary wine tastings and unparalleled views of the valley and vineyards. Participating Stops, Huguenot Museum, Haute Cabriere, Dieu Donne, Chamonix, Rickety Bridge and Grande Provence. The tram starts at the Franschhoek Wine Tram ticket office located on the main road in the Franschhoek Village, please check in 10 minutes prior departure.

Duration0 Hours
Day 3

Franschhoek Hotels to Cape Town Airport

Duration40 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Return transfers from Cape Town city or airport
  • Wine Tram pass
  • Meals as indicated

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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