Franschhoek Wine Valley

Cape Winelands Properties Cross Country Run & Market at Val de Vie Estate

The popular Val de Vie Market returns on Sunday 1 October, in association with Aperol Spritz. On the Polo Pavilion terrace, guests can sit back in the sun and enjoy the region’s finest local produce in a spectacular country setting.

A riveting polo match at 10:00 will keep guests entertained, followed by the blues-rock sounds of award winning musician Albert Frost. Delicacies and drinks will be supplied by a range of gourmet food trucks and refreshment stations.

Little ones will be entertained throughout the day with various fun activities while their parents enjoy the relaxed atmosphere.

Date       : Sunday 1 October 2017
Place      : Val de Vie Estate, Pavilion Terrace, R301 Jan van Riebeeck Drive, Paarl
Time      : 10h00 – 15h00
Cost       : R50 per vehicle for non-residents

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On the morning of 1 October, the Cape Winelands Properties Cross Country Run takes place on Val de Vie Estate. Open to all runners and walkers, strollers and dogs on leashes on a 2km, 5km or 10km route meandering through the estate.

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08h00 – Registration Opens
09h00 – 10km Run Starts
09h15 – 5km Run Starts
09h20 – Kiddies Run Starts
10h00 – Val de Vie Market



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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 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.


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Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday – Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00
Sunday’s: 09h00 – 16h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861