A guide to hiking in Franschhoek

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 perfect opportunity for locals and visitors living in surrounding areas to take a break and explore the beautiful Franschhoek mountains. Enjoy wide open spaces, fresh … Read more

A Slow Travel Experience To Franschhoek Awaits

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 have accepted that cabin fever may be the new normal, there are some who can’t wait to venture outdoors again. Outdoors safely to a trusted … Read more

Twenty-four Adventurous Hours in Franschhoek

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 schedules can be difficult. My wife and I decided that one night away is better than nothing.  Twenty-fours hours might not sound like a lot … Read more

Make Franschhoek Your One Stop Destination This Summer

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   A post shared by Franschhoek Wine Valley (@franschhoek_sa) on Jan 28, 2020 at 1:11am PST The 2020 harvest season has begun and, during this time … Read more

Autumn in Franschhoek is undoubtedly the best season of the year

Autumn in Franschhoek is undoubtedly the best season of the year, albeit a short one.  The cooler days bring us relief from the summer heat, invigorates and revives us and tells us to get outdoors before the cold winter days start.  The vine leaves are starting to change from dark green to rich reds, rusts … Read more