Franschhoek Wine Valley

Franschhoek Mystery Weekends are back!

Surprise, relaxation and pure indulgence. This is what the sellout Franschhoek Mystery Weekends are all about, and this year is no exception. If you haven’t booked one of these you’re missing out.

Packaged to perfection your weekend holds the promise of revealing Franschhoek’s finest wines, delectable food, fun experiences and so much more. And the best part is you don’t have to book anything. It’s all done for you.

The team at the Franschhoek Wine Valley randomly selects a range of amazing Franschhoek experiences to create your ultimate Franschhoek Mystery Weekend. Your adventure commences when you check in to open your surprise box to reveal where you’ll be staying, dining and the other fun filled surprises, which await your arrival. 

Taking the offering up a notch this year the team have the perfect getaway in store for everyone with a slight difference. Although the experience remains the same you now have the opportunity to pre-book your preferred accommodation.

Choose from one of the following idyllic accommodation offerings:

  • The ‘Ultimate’ Experience in the Franschhoek Valley at R5 600 per couple;
  • The ‘Deluxe’ Franschhoek Valley Experience at R5 000 per couple. These establishments are situated just outside the valley but are guaranteed to be über luxurious; (SOLD OUT)
  • The ‘Superior’ Franschhoek Experience at R4 600 per couple;
  • The ‘Premium’ Franschhoek Experience at R4 300 per couple; 
  • The ‘Chic’ Garden Experience in Franschhoek at R3 500 per couple.

Your unforgettable and unique Franschhoek Mystery Weekend includes the following:

  • Two nights’ accommodation;
  • Breakfast daily;
  • An exclusive Friday night get together;
  • Dinner on the Saturday night;
  • Lunch on the Sunday;
  • A selection of fun filled bespoke Franschhoek experiences which will be revealed upon your check in, but are guaranteed to be unforgettable.

The dates for this year’s series of Franschhoek Mystery Weekends have been confirmed for the weekends of 23 and 24 June; 28 and 29 July, ending with the final one on 25 and 26 August. Book early to avoid disappointment.

For bookings or queries please contact Carmen Arendse on


  • Rates are for two persons sharing per weekend;
  • Full payment confirms your booking;
  • Not transferable and non-refundable;
  • No children or infants allowed.
  • Excludes transport and flights.
  • Accommodation, meals and activities are not transferable.

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