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The French Huguenot Monument

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You’ll find the Huguenot Monument at the end of Franschhoek’s main street, in a green park and set against a beautiful backdrop of mountains. The monument was designed by JC Jongens and completed in 1945, and commemorates the Huguenot immigrants who fled Catholic-ruled France in the late 1600s for South Africa. ‘Franschhoek’, incidentally, means ‘French corner’. The sculpture […]

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Heritage Rose Garden High Tea : Boschendal

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WHEN: Saturday 5 November 2016 TIME: 13h00 VENUE: The Rose Garden PRICE: R295 per person STATUS: Open  www.boschendal.com/events/view/rose-luncheon You are invited to join us in the Boschendal Rose Garden with Landscaper Jan Blok as he hosts a lavish High Tea and shares his passion for and knowledge of Heritage Roses. The Boschendal Rose Garden was originally […]

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Babylonstoren Gardens

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About Babylonstoren With the Simonsberg, Du Toitskloof and Franschhoek mountains as backdrop, Babylonstoren’s garden is majestic. Dating back to 1692, the fortunes of this historic fruit and wine farm took a turn ten years ago when it fell under the gaze of former magazine editor Karen Roos. Her passion for historic Cape Dutch style led […]

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Beautiful, Look no Further!

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Look no further in the wine region. + “Beautiful quiet location. The town itself is probably the best in the Cape Town wine area. Huge separate house all to yourselves.  Access to the lovely swimming pool.  Friendly and helpful owners. Little added extras which I'll leave as a surprise.  Walking distance to town. Secure undercover […]