Holidays To Franschhoek

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Franschhoek is a small town in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Its name literally means “French Corner” in Dutch. The name derived from the French Huguenot refugees that were settled in the area by the Dutch in the late 17th century. Today, Franschhoek is fast becoming one of the top tourist destinations in South Africa, and is experiencing a rapid growth in population as well as tourist numbers. Holidays to Franschhoek are always exciting, as the town, known as “the food and wine capital of South Africa”, benefits from the amazing weather – warm summers and snow-capped mountains in the winter – and the large number of investments going into the area. Franschhoek is home to some of the top restaurants in South Africa. The local wineries produce some of the finest wines in the country, taking advantage of the perfect climate for vineyards. Franschhoek also has good accommodation options for everyone. Travel Center offers all inclusive holidays to Franschhoek, and makes sure yours is a memorable one. Get in touch with one of our experts today, and leave everything to us. Book holidays to Franschhoek with us and experience this small town in South Africa at its very best.

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Time Zone

GMT +2:00 hours

Airlines Flying

Condor, South African Airways, British Airways

Languages

Afrikaans, IsiXhosa , English, Sesotho

Best Time to Travel

November to February

Modes of Transport

Taxi, Bus, Car, Biking, Cycling

Currency Exchange Rate

1.00 GBP = 22.97 ZAR
TOP 10 PLACES TO VISIT

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Motor Museum

If you are a car lover, you will never miss the opportunity to see some old and new cars in one place. The motor museum in Franschhoek will facilitate you to see some of the oldest cars. This place is extremely interesting and you will have a great time among the lovely cars.

Franschhoek Wine Tram

Get on a special tram and explore the wineries of the city. This is a great way to cover up all the wineries of the city. This is a must take ride if you are in Franschhoek. So don’t miss the chance to enjoy a wonderful tram ride to the wineries.

Franschhoek Pass

South Africa is a nature paradise and the spectacular views are available everywhere. If you want to enjoy some of the most magnificent views, you can visit the Franschhoek pass. The place will fascinate you and you will be able to capture some amazing sceneries as well.

Boschendal Manor and Winery

Located on the foot of a gorgeous mountain range, Boschendal manner creates a lovely scenery. You will enjoy the natural beauty and the winery will add more pleasure to your visit. So make sure to visit this amazing place during your stay in Franschhoek.

Lynx Wine

Named as one of the best wine farms in the country, Lynx Wine is also a must visit place of Franschhoek. You will enjoy the place and the wine brewing process can be seen as well. You can also taste some special wines if you visit this lovely wine farm.

Huguenot Memorial Museum

If you are willing to see some of the most ancient items you need to visit this museum. It has an interesting collection of goods. This place is definitely worth a visit. So make sure to visit this museum to learn more about the past times of the country.

Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve

African lands are highly nature rich lands. You will enjoy the lovely mountains covered in green grass. If you visit the Mont Rochelle you will be able to see a gorgeous thick layer of mist spreading down the valley. This sight will be a treat to your eyes and mind.

Leopard’s Leap

If you want to learn cooking and the techniques of cooking, Leopard’s Leap is the perfect cookery class. You will be able to cook native dishes as well as many other recipes. You will definitely enjoy this cookery class conducted by experts in cooking.

Kogleberg Nature Reserve

This is another natural extravaganza of Franschhoek. You will enjoy the lovely flowers blooming on the grounds creating a brilliant sight. Kogleberg is a natural paradise in simple. So make sure to visit this lovely nature reserve during your stay at Franschhoek.

Private Tours

If you want to cover a large area of Franschhoek it is essential to take the support from an experience person. You can hire a tourist guide and enjoy a private tour around the city. You will be able to explore the city and enjoy the wondrous sights.