Franschhoek – The Luxury Travel Experience

 In Franschhoek, South Africa

Magnificent landscape Franschhoek, awesome welcome, first-class foods and incredibly great wines are the hallmarks of the delightful Franschhoek Valley. Located amid the high mountains of the breathtaking Cape Winelands of South Africa. The experience in this valley would surely create awesome and lasting memories for anyone who cares to visit.

Franschhoek History

When the French Huguenots initially settled down in this magnificent valley. Over three hundred years back they brought with them their customs, winemaking expertise and viticulture from their indigenous France. And remodeled the wilds surrounding into essentially the most breathtaking valleys all over the world. These high-spirited and impressive traditions are visible and experienced in the village and surrounding farms even up to these days.

Wine Valley

The wine experience in this great valley is remarkable. There are a number of cellars all around the valley. From small wineries that meets the need of people who are on the lookout for something special or completely unique. To larger cellars offering focused tours and tastings or even award-winning and delightful sparkling wines. The Franschhoek valley unceasing custom of winemaking is a perfect match to the great food dished up at any of the numerous restaurants in the village. This magnificent valley is well-known as the Wine and food Capital of the Country. The top chefs are exceptionally skilled and have made many delightful international cuisine and some have been honored with top local and global culinary honors.


Your adventure to this great valley is not complete without a visit to the famous Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve in the Franschhoek Mountains. This fascinating reserve offers an impressive views of the Valley. It widespread plant life as well as it walking and hiking trails. Taking a stroll down the major road in the village would reveal a good number of top notch stores for a delightful and stress-free shopping adventure. There is always something for everyone in this valley. Whether it an award winning wine, clothing, jewellery or chocolate, you’ll get the best. A few of the valley’s wine estates also provide excellent deli’s, serving the best when it comes to fresh baked breads, olive oils and a lot more.

Touring & More

Touring onboard the Franschhoek Wine Tram is a priceless ways to uncover the real spirit and taste of the Valley. Charming vineyards, magnificent surroundings and landscapes, soothing hospitality, first-class cuisine, exceptional wines along with a 300 year history. Guests aboard the hop-on hop-off tour would experience a unique and beautiful view of the Franschhoek Valley as they tour through the vineyards in a double-decker tram-bus stopping at the country’s most ancients and famous wine estates. The bus gives guest the opportunity at every stop to take part in a number of activities. Weather it a cellar tour, wine tasting, or perhaps a walk through the vineyards before proceeding on the tour.

This scenic village provides great lodging. From well-designed auberge’s to modest bed and breakfasts. In the center of the beautiful vineyards with breathtaking views or in the fantastic village, there are also a number of enchanting guest houses. At the Village’s Market you’ll find a variety of high quality craft, foods, drinks, music and interesting moment’s underneath an Oak trees. The market is on Huguenot Road and trade every Saturday. Guest also have a great chance to learn in one of the workshops held at the valley. The Workshops begins with a walk through the vast and beautiful garden hence it important to wear comfortable clothes.

SA-Rail Luxury Train Tours

At SA-Rail, we sell luxury passenger train tickets in South Africa. Above all of the best luxury trains in the country. The Blue Train, Rovos Rail, Premier Classe and Shongololo Express has also been noteworthy known for their luxury train tours in South Africa for years.

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