Franschhoek Wine Valley

Bastille Day MTB

End off your Bastille Day celebration with an adventure!

When   : Sunday, 16 July 2017

Time    :  08:00–13:00

Where : Bells lodge Parking Area, Robertsvlei Road, Franschhoek

From beautiful rides around the dam with some technical tracks to fun rides for the whole family.

60km – R395
20km – R295
13km – R100 (Kiddies Ride) Note: Under 12s to have adult supervision

Voluntary Donation of R100 to trail builders

60km – 8:00am
13km – 8:15am
20km – 8:30am

Race is timed by LiveTIme by using race boards, you will not be allowed to start without your race board.

NO BIKE MECHANICS – all riders must be self-sufficient

Mountain Bike
Puncture repair kit, tyre lever, allen key set
Charged cellphone (add 072 924 2371 Energy Events, Emergencies only)
Waterproof jacket, thermal base layer
Race food
Hydration – Minimum 750ml to start race
Space Blanket
Basic first aid kit

Registration will be from 7:30am

For more information click here

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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.


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

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

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861