Franschhoek is a burgh in South Africa's Western Cape with centuries-old vineyards and Cape Dutch ecclesiology.
This small village is nestled at the bottom of a fertile valley in the heart of the Cape Winelands, surrounded by green hills and an endless stern of grapevines. The village has an absorbing French past with magnificent wine possession and small French bakeries.
Although Franschhoek is small, it is huge on the culinary scene. The quint main road is lined with boutique and artisan restaurants that have been richly decorated with all kinds of awards. As the village is rich in French History (Franschhoek means "French Corner" in Dutch).
Franschhoek offers over 25 major wine estates in the area surrounding the quint village, including some of South Africa’s most respected names in winemaking. The valley is small and easy to explore, suffice to say you will not be short of options!
From walking the village, cycling, or jumping on the Wine Tram, there is something for all to do during your stay.
Franschhoek will pretty soon be a special place close to your heart.