Welcome To Franschhoek
Welcome to the Valley of Vines, Superb Wines, Fine Dining Restaurants and Exquisite Accommodation. Find a selection of the very best in Franschhoek by clicking on the banners below to find more information about these establishments.
World renowned for its spectacular beauty, superb Cape wines and world class restaurants, our beautiful village of Franschhoek is a definite must-visit destination on any trip to the Western Cape of South Africa.
Founded in 1688 by French Huguenots, our scenic gem nestles in a rich and fertile valley, between glorious towering mountains, right in the beautiful Heart of the Cape Winelands.
Awry! The Book
The Memoirs of the Gentle Spearman of the Tattooed Warriors at the Ford of the River Craw!
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Jonquil Guest Cottage, set in a secluded, well established garden in the heart of Franschhoek Village
Looking for Accommodation for your visit to Franschhoek? Whether you are looking for a 5 star bed & breakfast experience or exquisite self catering accommodation, find the very best guest accommodation right here on our site. Click on the banners on this page or visit our
comprehensive accommodation section for all the accommodation venues on our site. Banners and accommodation links either go directly to the establishments website or to their web pages on this site.
Cape Vue Country House is a beautifully appointed guest house, situated on a farm just 600m from the bustling village of Franschhoek.
Setting a new standard, The Terraces are superb Guesthouse suites on the Chambray Estate, with a range of facilities and amenities to make your stay as comfortable as we would like for ourselves.
The fairy tale style garden at Kleinhof Cottage showcases many rare forms of plants and has been featured a number of national magazines.
For food lovers, Franschhoek has a well known reputation as a dining out paradise. Food connoisseurs and gourmands will find a delicious choice of restaurants in and around the village catering for both fine dining as well as family fare.
Many of these eateries are award-winning and widely acclaimed, both internationally and locally. In season (Oct – Feb), it is wise to book your table. Visit our Franschhoek Restaurants page to find a list of the best dining establishments in Franschhoek.
An informal and relaxed food-and-wine experience focussing on uncomplicated, fresh and seasonal food, full of flavour and beautifully complimented by Leopard’s Leap wines.
Franschhoek is famous for it’s wines. The valley and mountain slopes are decorated by the vines of many wine estates, where one can relax and taste a variety of exquisite wines in majestic surroundings.
Franschhoek is a wine lovers delight… the valley has a deep vigneron tradition, dating back to the 16th century. Some of South Africa’s oldest and most famous wine estates are found here.
These Grand Olde Cape-Dutch farmhouses and wine stores have watched proudly over the land for centuries; and the Vineyards & Wine Estates still produce some of South Africa’s top wines today.
Wine tasting is one of the most popular activities in Franschhoek. With its century’s old wine estates and excellent wines, people flock to Franschhoek for the ultimate wine tasting experience. But what is wine tasting, or, should we just call it what it really is and...
Shops & Shopping
Franschhoek has a plethora boutique shops scattered around the village.
You can find high fashion clothing stores, jewellery, antique and interior shops, specialty food stores and wine shops as well as many art galleries, all within easy walking distance in the heart of the village.
Business & Services
Find our selection of businesses and services in the Franschhoek Village.