In the 'hood, Franschhoek as a destination

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 and within half an hour of the Stellenbosch, Paarl, Wellington and Somerset West wine routes. This traditionally French town is the food and wine capital of the country and one would be hard pressed to dispute the claim. Eight of the top 100 restaurants in ... cont.

Main Road, Franschhoek, 7690, Cape Winelands, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Grande Provence

From Cape Town (+/– one hour):
Take the N1 highway to Paarl. Take exit number 55 Paarl-Main Road / Franschhoek. Turn right at the bottom of the exit and drive for 1.3 km, passing under the N1 highway. Turn left into the R45 to Franschhoek at the Franschhoek sign.

From Stellenbosch (+/– 30 minutes):
Take the Helshoogte Pass (R310) toward Franschhoek (+/– 16km). As you make your way over the pass, you will drive through the village of Pniel. Towards the end of the pass you will see Boschendal Wine Estate on your right-hand side and cross a railway line before reaching a T-junction. At the T-junction, turn right onto the R45 to Franschhoek.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (5 km)
  • Business Services (5 km)
  • Car Hire (5 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (5 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (5 km)
  • Grocery Store (5 km)
  • Internet Café (5 km)
  • Laundromat (5 km)
  • Post Office (5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (5 km)
  • Shopping Mall (5 km)
  • Airport (74.6 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Abseiling
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Canopy tours
  • Caving
  • Children's entertainment
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Driving range
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kite surfing
  • Kloofing
  • Microlight flights
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Parasailing
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Sand boarding
  • Shark cage dives
  • Sky diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Township tours
  • Waterskiing
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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