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Discover these Top Ten Family-Friendly Adventures in Franschhoek

June 18, 2024

There's no denying – we’re renowned for our gourmet gold, fine wines and idyllic positioning amidst mountain vista and vines, but Franschhoek is not just a destination for the foodies...

Celebrating the Leading Ladies Behind Franschhoek’s Rise to Fame 

August 8, 2023

As Women's Month graces us with its presence, it's the perfect occasion to cast a spotlight on the exceptional women who have left an indelible mark on our village. These...

Solo Travelling Through Franschhoek – SA’s Valley of Dreams

August 3, 2021

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...

Val de Vie ranks as one of SA’s top residential estates

June 1, 2021

In a detailed research survey conducted by New World Wealth, which took a year to compile, the Top 10 residential estates in South Africa for 2019 have been announced with...

Franschhoek Wine Valley Impresses Industry Critics

June 1, 2021

Internationally renowned wine critics, Jamie Goode and Treve Ring recently visited the Franschhoek Wine Valley where they were given the opportunity to sample some of the area’s finest wines. Regarded...

Wide open spaces, fresh seasonal food and magnificent views in Franschhoek

February 19, 2021

Franschhoek is located within one of the most breathtaking parts of the Western Cape. The mountains in this area form a natural valley leading into the village. It is here...

Things to do in Franschhoek

January 16, 2021

FRANSCHHOEK ACTIVITIES (THAT IS NOT RELATED TO WINE...)  A CAPE WINELANDS RIDING EXPERIENCE Cape Winelands Riding offers day rides for every rider and every taste! From short rides through nearby...

Celebrating Franschhoek Women

August 6, 2020

In the words of Hilary Clinton, “Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world,” and it is with this sentiment in mind that on 9 August we...

There’s Always Sunshine After The Rain

July 25, 2020

Although there is still a chill in the air this past weekend we were spoilt with magnificent weather which looks set to last throughout this week. This spectacular Winter weather...

A guide to hiking in Franschhoek

June 5, 2020

South Africa moved from lockdown alert Level 4 to Level 3 on 1 June 2020. The great news is that at this level hiking is allowed again. It is the...

Franschhoek Reflections

May 7, 2020

The days seem to blend into each other and with our normal being abnormal we are forgiven for sometimes forgetting which day of the week it is. The leaves on...

A Slow Travel Experience To Franschhoek Awaits

May 7, 2020

Hibernation is not always a bad thing, but when it is a forced hibernation cabin fever can quickly set in and get the better of you. While many of us...

What does Franschhoek look like from your window?

April 7, 2020

Franschhoek with its magnificent mountains, spectacular vineyards and lush gardens is one of the most gorgeous wine valleys in South Africa. Our village is nestled in between these mountains which...

Franschhoek Rated As One Of The Top Emerging Destinations In The World

February 26, 2020

TripAdvisor, regarded as the world’s largest travel site, has just released their list of the Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations, with Franschhoek securing 15th position. This list forms part of...

Twenty-four Adventurous Hours in Franschhoek

February 11, 2020

An article by Alfred Thorpe Nothing slows down and as we enter 2020 life just gets busier. A weekend away is a luxury and finding a suitable time in busy...

Make Franschhoek Your One Stop Destination This Summer

January 31, 2020

Summer is in full swing and what better opportunity to experience Franschhoek’s fabulous offerings – perfectly suited to this time of the year.    View this post on Instagram  ...

Franschhoek is one of the most charming towns in South Africa

December 5, 2019

The Travelmag.com has recently released a list of the most charming towns in South Africa. This list has been put together based on the advice of more than 100 writers, travel...

Franschoek’s Culinary Status Reaffirmed

October 28, 2019

The list of nominees for the hotly contested 2019 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards has been released, and six Franschhoek establishments have been included in the list of 30 finalists....

Experience Franschhoek this season!

June 21, 2019

Winter brings out the best that Franschhoek has to offer – cozy warm fireplaces, robust red wines, soul comforting food, memorable experiences, breath-taking scenery and so much more. Traditionally a quieter...

Franschhoek amongst the Top 30 travel destinations for millennials

May 6, 2019

With the 2nd half of 2019 fast approaching most millennials make use of this time to plan their next holiday. Whether it’s solo travel or a bucket list once-in-a-lifetime trip,...

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