About where our Guest House in Franschhoek is situated
We are located in a unique village called Franschhoek, in the heart of the beautiful Cape Winelands with a choice of more than 20 top class vineyards to choose from for your particular palate - be it a white or a red vintage. Franschhoek is also known as the Culinary Centre for gastronomic choices with some of the top restaurants in the country situated in this region. Reservations are a must, which your hosts will gladly organize for you in advance, lest you be disappointed for lunches, picnic baskets, dinners or any special occasions. Wine tasting tours on bicycle, horseback or by transport can also be arranged.
Cape Town International Airport 45/50 mins.
Cape Town Waterfront 50 mins.
Paarl 20 mins.
Stellenbosch 30 mins.
Hermanus 90 mins
Knysna 280 mins
Plettenberg Bay 330 mins
Swellendam 130 mins
Franschhoek offers the tourist breath-taking scenery and warm hospitality, world class cuisine and the finest selection of wines. This is a valley rich in history with spectacular vineyards covering the mountain slopes settled 300 years ago by the Huguenots who brought with them their age-old French wine and food culture.
Within the village you can discover the wonderful craft, art & antique shops and galleries or indulge yourself at the Chocolate Factory Shop. Huguenot Street is also lined with a variety of restaurants and coffee shops and has the famous monument and museum to visit as well.
Golf is also an option at the various spectacular courses nearby your hosts will gladly assist with your reservations. There is hiking, climbing, fishing, heritage & flora tours, paragliding, tennis, helicopter rides, cycling, bowls, picnics, vineyard tours and cellar tours, wine tasting and cheese tasting.
FRANSCHHOEK - Not to be missed. Provide a few days on your itinerary to take in all the wonderful experiences. The most beautiful wine valley in the world.