A Guide to Accommodation, Activities, Restaurants & Businesses in Franschhoek, South Africa
Franschhoek is situated in the Cape Winelands region of the Western Cape, South Africa. The ‘French Corner’ takes its name from the first settlers, who used their knowledge to establish the local wine making industry.
Methodically renovated houses, gorgeous gardens, the scent of roses and lavender filling the air...this is what awaits you in this spectacular town. Franschhoek is a beloved tourist destination, especially in season. Even if it gets busy the town manages to retain its authentic touch and quiet areas to enjoy the surrounds.
A discerning atmosphere pervades this upscale town, nestled in a long valley and is serviced by one single road. Some of the Country's best restaurants and cafes are found along the Main Street.
Accommodation in Franschhoek
There is a wide variety of accommodation to suit every taste, including luxury guest houses, Bed and Breakfast establishments, chalets, caravan and camping facilities as well as self-catering cottages on farms can be found in the area.
Activities in Franschhoek
Franschhoek is a wine lovers delight! Some of South Africa's oldest and most famous wine estates are found here. In the village you will find wonderful crafts, art and antique shops and galleries. The main street is lined with coffee shops and restaurants.
Franschhoek’s village has a wonderful collection of art, antique shops and galleries and the main streets are lined with restaurants and coffee shops. It is also an excellent gateway to other wine routes and the Four Passes Fruit Route, of which it is also a part. There are a number of walking trails in the surrounding mountains for the more energetic among us.
Then there is the Franschhoek Motor Museum housed at the L'Ormarins Wine Estate. Please see our Activity Directory for more information on things to do in and around this area.
Restaurants in Franschhoek
Being the food and wine capital of South Africa, the town boasts many fantastic restaurants to satisfy every taste!
Franschhoek has a thriving business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents as well as surrounding communities. See our business directory for a list of businesses in Franschhoek, or add your own free business listing.
|Franschhoek Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+27(0)21 876 3603|
|Fax:||+27(0)21 876 2964|
|Address:||70 Huguenot Road
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|Start:||17 September, 2016|
|End:||18 September, 2016|