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Solo Travelling Through Franschhoek – SA’s Valley of Dreams

There are many travellers who claim that travelling alone is the best way to experience a destination, and more so in the times we currently find ourselves in. Solo travelling allows you to discover new experiences based on your own tastes and preferences. It is also a great way to…

Franschhoek French Flair Weekend

Franschhoek is ready to welcome you this weekend to experience a bit of French flair! Despite the lack of alcohol and usual Franschhoek Bastille celebrations, our valley will be offering french-inspired food, outdoor activities, and cozy accommodation specials. All including the beautiful Franschhoek winter mountain backdrop, of course! Please be…

Franschhoek restaurant recovery initiative aims to help local restaurants

Following on the huge success of the Support Stellenbosch Restaurant Campaign initiative, which raised just over R1.7 million for restaurants in the Stellenbosch Winelands, the Franschhoek Wine Valley Tourism organization has jump started something similar. Save The Franschhoek Restaurant Appeal aims to raise enough money to help those affected establishments…

Winter promotions in Franschhoek

Although traditionally Winter symbolizes hibernation, the good news is that Franschhoek is still open for business and we can’t wait to welcome you to our charming village. Snow capped mountains and magical wintery scenery add extra touches to what promises to be an unforgettable experience to South Africa’s Valley of…

Hibernation bliss in Franschhoek this Winter

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, South Africa’s Valley of Dreams, is open for Winter and guaranteed to keep the cold at bay. Franschhoek is the…

A memorable day for 24 graduates of the Franschhoek Hospitality Academy

Despite a torrid year for the 2020 Academy students and staff, 24 out of 25 students graduated at a ceremony in April held at the Franschhoek Cellar. The academic year was characterized by disrupted classes due to Covid considerations. The class also had to be split into two sessions per…

Reset and rejuvenate with Franschhoek’s Mystery Weekends 2021

In these turbulent times we find ourselves in why not treat yourself to an all-inclusive winelands getaway, where your weekend has been meticulously planned for you from check in to check out. You’d be forgiven for thinking it’s a dream, but this can be your reality. Franschhoek’s popular Mystery Weekends…

Celebrating Moms in May

Make Mom feel extra special during the month of May by treating her to an unforgettable Franschhoek experience. Although Sunday, 9 May is officially Mother’s Day, Franschhoek is open to Moms throughout this celebratory month with an array of delightful treats. Make the most of Mom’s experience and tailor make…

Fun and adventure in Franschhoek this April

With the school holidays scheduled for end April why not plan a bit of fun and adventure in the Franschhoek Wine Valley. The weather is perfect to embark on the wide range of outdoor offerings in between visiting the wine estates, and other unforgettable offering the Valley is known for…

Online Masterclass with Franschhoek’s Finest Chefs

Online Master Classes by Darren Badenhorst, Ryan Shell & Dave Schneider Cook along to some of Franschhoek’s favourites in aid of the Franschhoek Hospitality Academy – social uplift program training our local youth for the hospitality industry. Let three top Franschhoek chefs show you how to impress at your next…

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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’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • 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.

 

Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road
Franschhoek
7690

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

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