to visit & do
The breathtaking Franschhoek Valley lies between nature reserves and mountain peaks in one of the most scenic parts of the Western Cape. Safe, peaceful and easy to travel to, the town of Franschhoek is the perfect base from which to explore the vast natural beauty of this part of the world, as well as the mouthwatering intensity of South Africa’s culinary heartland.
Spend your time at the spa, horse riding, hiking or fly fishing, explore the valley museums and galleries or play a few rounds of golf on some of the most picturesque greens in the world. Relaxation is inevitable.
At the heart of Franschhoek is its wine and food. 40 exceptional wine cellars are matched by restaurants serving world-class cuisine - 8 of South Africa’s Top 100 restaurants are located here, as well as 1 of the Top 50 restaurants in the world. The combination of haute cuisine dining and iconic local fine wines is a heady and memorable mix.