What to do in Franschhoek

Franschhoek Wine Bus

Address: Rickety Bridge Winery, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands
Telephone: +27 (0)21 859-1989
Opening hours: Daily at 09h30 and 14h00. Booking advised.

This is a three hour trip on the Wine Bus that will take you through vineyards, forest and orchards.

A maximum of ten people are permitted on the tour which begins at Rickety Bridge Wine Estate and heads up to Matoppie.

The view from the top of the mountains is breathtaking and from this height you are given a bird’s eye view of the Berg River Dam and surrounding Wemmerhoek Mountains.

Drinks and snacks are served at the top of the mountain before the bus continues down the southern side to stop off at another wine tasting and vineyard tours.

Be pampered at the Spa at Le Franchhoek

Address: Le Franschhoek, Farm Keerweder 1129, Minor Road 16, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands
Telephone: +27 (0)21 876-8900
Opening hours: By appointment.

After your morning’s hike or a game of tennis, a horse-ride or a swim, you may wish to head for the Camelot Spa at Le Franschhoek, bathed as it is in the valley’s mystical light, where complete serenity and restoration awaits, in a tranquillity inspired by the mountain amphitheatre which surrounds it all.

A true destination health and wellness spa, the Camelot Spa at Le Franschhoek combines traditional and scientific approaches to wellness and spa therapy and will feature innovative signature treatments and sensational elements – including a flotation pool experience, marine hydrotherapy treatments, aromatic herbal sauna, a deluxe double treatment Suite and private outdoor massage garden – all leading to a relaxation room and meditation area which peers out onto a private courtyard where health meals will be served.

Do a Tour of the Cape Winelands

Address: Cape Winelands including Franschhoek, Paarl and Stellenbosch.
Telephone: +27(0)21 426-1641 or +27(0)82 881-1457
Opening hours: Any day by arrangement.

Join Gary Flynn of Cape Discovery Tours for a full day of Wine tasting and touring the beatiful Cape Winelands. Cape Town Discovery is an owner managed tour operation with a distinctly “hands on”, personable approach and would take great pleasure in introducing you to our beautiful part of the world

This full day outing is spent tasting our delightful wines whilst absorbing the stunning scenery. We normally start the day by doing a cellar tour after which we visit various wine estates stopping off at some of the picturesque villages along the way. Lunch is normally at one of the beautiful wineries en route. An afternoon amble through historic Stellenbosch is also on offer, culminating in an optional visit to the cheetahs at Spier wine estate.

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