Enjoy transportation to each wine estate
See multiple wine farms in one day without having to worry about drinking and driving
Visit the French corner of the Cape,
Franschhoek lies in one of the most beautiful wine valleys in the world, just 45 minutes from Cape Town
Beautiful stone-encased tasting room
Cellar tours that are insightful and their charismatic winemaker
Producing wine since the 17th Century.
Established by French Huguenot refugees in 1688, Franschhoek is a captivating blend of European charm and spectacular scenery
Wine tastings and cheese platters are seriously mouth-watering
WINE TASTING IN FRANSCHHOEK
Vineyards with views
Distinctly French heritage.
Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon are the key grapes behind Franschhoek's full-bodied red wines. The region is also known for Cap Classique sparkling wine produced mainly from Chardonnay - Pinot Noir blends.
Private Wine Tour in Franschhoek
Discover the tranquility of the Winelands on a private guided Franschhoek wine tour. Spend quality time at 4 world-renowned and family-owned wineries to sample a variety of spectacular wines.
Explore an underground cellar and indulge your senses with seductive and robust reds. Savour-rich, fruit-driven whites and taste Méthode Cap Classique (MCC) with pairings.
What you'll experience on a private Franschhoek Tour
There is so much to do in Franschhoek and just a short drive from Cape Town, head to the little French corner found nestled between rolling meadows and centuries-old vineyards that stretch out towards distant towering mountains. Franschhoek is justifiably world-famous for its superb local cuisine and award-winning wine, yet, still retains a heavy French influence today.
A visit to Franschhoek would not be complete without a premium wine tasting and wineries tour. Sit back and relax in Franschhoek with peace of mind knowing that your tickets are pre-booked, lunch reservations made, and a friendly guide on hand to safely navigate and make sure you're having the best experience.
Your guide will transport you from one wine estate to the next offering a hop-on-hop-off experience that allows you to enjoy flexible wine tastings allowing you to savour each moment.
End off with unsurpassed views on the Franschhoek Pass.
- Complimentary bottled water
- All transport to and from each activity
- 4 Franschhoek wine estate- wine tasting fees
- Wine Estate- Cellar tour
- Services of a licensed English-speaking driver/guide
- Sanitized, clean, and comfortable air-conditioned transport
- Pickup and drop-off in Cape Town Central
Book - Private Tour
Read more about Franschhoek Valley
Franschhoek is recognised as the culinary Capital of South Africa and has 45 wineries in the region, ranging from regal and rustic to big-name and boutique, one as beautiful as the next, all of which produce astonishingly good wines.
Franschhoek lies between two mountains, at the head of a steep-sided fertile valley in the Cape winelands and is often described as the ‘French Corner’.
The scenery is spectacular, with a wonderful network of hiking and mountain-biking trails that wind through flowers and wildlife. Franschhoek is world-renowned for its magnificent wine farms and delicious food. Offering a warm and welcoming atmosphere, you’ll be hard-pressed running out of things to do in Franschhoek.
About 75km from Cape Town city centre, heading out to the countryside you'll be welcomed to the quaint village of Franschhoek, one of South Africa's oldest towns, established by the French Huguenot in 1688.
Here you'll find Cape Dutch-style wineries built around the foothills of dramatic mountain ranges. You'll see centuries-old vineyards with a rich French heritage offering award-winning French-style wines with an African twist. Charming hotels are nestled amongst the mountains in this picturesque natural setting that offer the finest accommodation.
The main street lined with leafy trees is a buzz with French-styled cafes, Michelin-grade restaurants, boutique shops, and contemporary galleries displaying artworks by some of South Africa’s most revered artists.
The best attractions in Franschhoek
Franschhoek is about 334 years old. There is plenty of history here, with the Huguenot Memorial Museum a must-visit if you want to discover the origins of the area’s strong French heritage from the French settlers, who arrived in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Wine-tasting with a difference can be enjoyed with a combination of a bus and tram ride that allows you to, hop on and off to 8 wine farm.
Book a wine tram tour of Franschhoek with transport included.
Franschhoek Motor Museum
Another thing to do in Franschhoek is a visit to Franschhoek Motor Museum which displays vintage cars amid mountain farmland.
A truly unique experience is a visit to the South African first Perfume Museum. If you have ever dreamt about making your perfume and unique scent, then book a perfume-making workshop tour now!
Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve
Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve offers spectacular views of the Franschhoek Valley that's set against the backdrop of dramatic mountain ranges. With over 30 km of well-maintained hiking trails, that lead through fynbos covered fields made up of proteas, pincushions, ericas, and restios.
Franschhoek Mountain Pass
Franschhoek's pass is about 14,9 km and its tight hairpins are carved into the northern edge of the Franschhoek Mountains between the Wemmershoek Mountains and the Franschhoek Valley offering sweeping vistas of the valley below and dramatic mountain views.
Franschhoek pass was originally known as ‘Oliphant’s Pad’ (elephants road) because the elephants of old used to cross the mountains and created a path over the neck of the mountains that herdsmen and settlers on horseback used ro follow.