Franschhoek Accommodation and Restaurant Winter Offers & Specials 2023

Winter in Franschhoek is just as glorious as any other season, and holds a very special magic! We’ve rounded up all the winter offerings from our restaurants and accommodation, leaving you with no excuses to not book that wintry day trip or getaway to Franschhoek! ACCOMMODATION Ludus Magnus 40% discount for Bastille weekend. Bookings to … Read more

Franschhoek Mystery Weekends are back!

Feeling spontaneous? Franschhoek Mystery Weekends are back – and with them soon to take a break, you won’t want to miss this. The thrill of a mystery weekend in Franschhoek awaits, a must-add activity for the winter Winelands’ calendars. Ideally suited for those looking for a weekend away sans any stress or planning…and unveiling the … Read more

It’s February and we’re ready to clink glasses! 

Heart-draped everything and more excuse to eat chocolate and pop bottles; we can certainly tap into the Valentine’s Day spirit… Those in need of date night ideas are spoilt for choice in our Valley of Dreams, where alfresco picnics, luxury spa treatments and candle-flickering tables lure with the promise of the gourmet gold to follow, … Read more

Two Regional Winners for Franschhoek in the Western Cape’s Annual Agri-Worker Competition 2021

Audrey September from the farm Uitkyk in the Bergrivier region was announced as the 2021 Western Cape Prestige Agri Awards winner at the annual competition held on Saturday,13 November 2021, in Stellenbosch. September won prizes to the value of approximately R100 000, including an overseas study tour. September: “I am a third-generation agri-worker. Agriculture is … Read more

Art and so much more this October in Franschhoek

With the changing of the seasons the warmer weather is a welcome relief. Perfect for exploring one of South Africa’s premier lifestyle destinations, namely the Franschhoek Wine Valley. Home to award-winning wines, internationally acclaimed restaurants, exquisite art as well as an array of cultural and outdoor offerings. This October make the most of your visit … Read more

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 assured that strict Covid safety … Read more

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 in the region, who have … Read more

Franschhoek Wine Valley Impresses Industry Critics

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 as one of South Africa’s formidable wine producing regions, Jamie and Treve also had the pleasure of meeting with the Vignerons who were able to … Read more