Franschhoek Wine Valley

Post photos of the mounted horses and win!

Did you notice that Franschhoek had some very special four-footed guests in town this past weekend?

Especially for the Franschhoek Bastille Festival
we had some very special mounted horses
that patrolled our town to keep all our visitors safe!

Did you manage to take a photo of our special hooved friends this past weekend?
If you did, please share them with us via Twitter, Facebook or Instagram
And you can stand a chance visiting the Pop-Up Bacon Bar in Franschhoek.
You will receive two bacon burgers and Miss Molly MCC as part of your prize!
You can also email your photos to

Post them online by using the hashtag #Franschhoek or email them by Wednesday 23 July

We would like to send out a special thanks to Captain Marais and Brigadier Mentoor
from the Greater Stellenbosch Municipality for sending the amazing mounted horses our way!


– Entries should be accompanied by the hashtag #Franschhoek
– Photos posted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram will be accepted, as well as email applications via
– Inappropriate photos will not be accepted
– Entrants should be older than 18 years
– The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence may be entered into
– Prizes are not transferable and may not be redeemed for cash
– Flights and transport not included in prize
– Winners will be notified on Wednesday 23 July at 14h00

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