Franschhoek Wine Valley

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Franschhoek #openforwinter
Franschhoek is the picture of absolute perfection during this time and the Winter scenery that awaits your visit is guaranteed to take your breath away.
Franschhoek Winter Wines
16 June 2018 - Franschhoek Motor Museum
Franschhoek Bastille Festival
Join us on 14 & 15 July for all things French in Franschhoek!
Mystery Weekends
Book a weekend of surprise, relaxation and pure indulgence in Franschhoek...
Franschhoek Wine Tram
This hop-on hop-off tour is one of the best ways to discover the true essence of the Franschhoek Valley.
Franschhoek Village Market
Every Saturday from 10am to 3pm, weather permitting. 29 Huguenot Road in the centre of Franschhoek.
Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve
The reserve offers spectacular views of the Franschhoek Valley, diverse plant life and over 30km of safe, well-maintained hiking trails. Permits available at the FWV Tourism Office.
Babylonstoren Garden Spa
June, July, August - 90 mins of bliss

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Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape winelands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and our top chefs create international cuisine. Here breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world class cuisine and the finest wines all combine to create lasting memories.





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Franschhoek Food & Wine Route

Breathtaking scenery, warm hospitality, South Africa’s Gourmet Capital, fine wines, distinctive artists, and a small village atmosphere. These are the hallmarks of the picturesque Franschhoek Wine Valley, situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands. Taking these unique qualities into account visitors will be further enlightened to all that this…

Franschhoek Rond en Bont

The Franschhoek Rond en Bont route encourages visitors to experience the diversity of this beautiful valley. Our various communities welcome visitors with open arms and they are eager to share their heritage. The route boasts a rich cultural history. It covers a large area of the Franschhoek Wine Valley and includes communities such as Dwarsrivier, Wemmershoek, Bosbou, Groendal, Mooiwater,…

Franschhoek Cap Classique Route

Regarded as one of South Africa’s leading Méthode Cap Classique (MCC) producing areas, the Franschhoek Wine Valley MCC route has been established. The Valley, renowned for producing outstanding Méthode Cap Classiques, has a total of 24 producers. Franschhoek has been challenging other wine-producing areas in South Africa, with great strides…

Franschhoek Artisan Route

Regarded as South Africa’s culinary capital, visitors to the Franschhoek Wine Valley are spoilt for choice as they can include in their trip a sampling of the Valley’s finest artisanal and fresh produce. The Franschhoek Artisan Route affords visitors the opportunity to treat their taste buds to some of the…

Art Franschhoek Route

As with fine food and outstanding wines, so too fine art needs to be savoured in order to be appreciated. Regarded as SA’s premier food and wine destination, Franschhoek has added art destination to its résumé. Franschhoek is home to some of the country’s finest art offerings and a growing…



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Purchase your Franschhoek Winter Wines Value Box now!

22 of Franschhoek’s finest red wines showcased at the 2018 Winter Wines Festival delivered to your doorstep for only R 3 700  (values at R 4 221, over R 500 in savings!) Pre-order your Winters Wines box via Webtickets or purchase on the day at Franschhoek Winter Wines, 16 June…

FLF Spelling BEE competition for primary schools

The FLF Spelling Bee Competition was held during the Franschhoek Literary Festival on 19 May 2018 at Wes-Eind Primary School Hall, with all the local Primary schools participating in the English and Afrikaans categories. The Spelling Bee is aligned with the vision of the Literary Festival which is to create…

Secret season indulgence at the Terra del Capo Antipasti Bar

A carefully curated menu of quintessential Italian dishes will be available at the Terra del Capo Antipasti Bar – situated at the Anthonij Rupert estate in Franschhoek – this winter. Signature favourites from previous menus include the crisp fried Calamari (with a zesty new Parsley and Lemon Pesto twist), and…

Franschhoek is #OpenForWinter

The slight chill in the air is a clear indication that Winter is almost here. Winter brings with it a myriad of comforts, but the best news is that Franschhoek is #OpenForWinter and guaranteed to keep the cold at bay. Franschhoek is the picture of absolute perfection during this time…

Franschhoek welcomes the first South African Perfume Museum

Over the last 25 years Kumanov Perfumery has built a solid foundation of pioneering entrepreneurial vigor, creating Perfume Prive Workshop – first and only of its kind in Africa. Today their unique and most exclusive workshops, have established a worldwide reputation for quality, luxury and elegance. Another unprecedented milestone was…

Franschhoek producers triumph at International Wine Challenge 2018

Franschhoek Vignernons have reaffirmed their position as one of SA’s leading wine producing regions at this year’s International Wine Challenge (IWC) 2018. The IWC is regarded as one of the world’s finest and most meticulously judged wine competitions, which follows a rigorous judging process. Every wine is blind tasted and…

Stand a chance to WIN when you book your Mystery Weekend package

Stand a chance to WIN when you book your Mystery Weekend package for the weekend of 1 & 2 June! One lucky couple will get a FULL CASH REFUND on their package. The winner will be drawn at the Friday night event on 1 June. Terms & Conditions apply. Terms…

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.

Disclaimer

Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.

 

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Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road
Franschhoek
7690

Office hours
Monday – Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00
Sunday’s: 09h00 – 16h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861
info@franschhoek.org.za