Franschhoek remains a top favourite with TripAdvisor travellers

Following hot on the heels of the recent review in Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations, Franschhoek has yet again been listed as a traveller’s dream destination. For the fifth consecutive year Franschhoek has been listed in the Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Destinations in South Africa, as voted for by TripAdvisor travellers.

Franschhoek was listed as one of the top three destinations, with Cape Town securing first place, followed by Knysna. What makes this year’s listing even more significant is that Franschhoek is the only wine destination to secure a spot on the sought after list.

The Top 10 list is as follows:

  • Cape Town
  • Knysna
  • Franschhoek
  • Johannesburg
  • Umhlanga Rocks
  • Hazyview
  • Graaff-Reinet
  • Pretoria
  • Storms River
  • Durban

The Travellers’ Choice Destinations Award honours top travel destinations worldwide based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travellers. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, attractions and restaurants in destinations worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period.

TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, operating in 48 markets worldwide, offering travellers the platform to plan and book the perfect trip.  TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travellers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 350 million unique monthly visitors, and 320 million reviews and opinions covering more than 6.2 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 48 markets worldwide.

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