Winelands Tour (Stellenbosch, Franschoek, Paarl)

Explore one of the worlds leading wine production regions, with majestic landscapes and vineyards stretching for miles. Your local guide will provide insight into the history of the region, and highlight some of the places of interest.  A wine tasting will be suggested by the guide on one of leading wine farms. This region includes several towns such as Stellenbosch founded by the first governor of the Cape in 1679, Paarl which was settled by Europeans in 1687, as well as Franschoek (French Corner in Dutch) which was settled by French Hugeunots (Protestant reformers), that left France under persecution.  Their French farm names still remain to this day.  An opportunity to lunch in one of these towns will be provided.  Leisurely walk with your guide through the streets of one of these towns, taking an opportunity to enjoy lunch from one of the many world class restaurants available.

Duration 7 to 9 hours
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • Driver/Professional registered Guide
  • 1 x bottled water p/p
  • All activities listed in the itinerary
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Bottled water
What's excluded :
  • Language specific guide other than English (Subject to availability/Supplement charge)
  • Vehicle upgrade (Subject to availability/Supplement charge)
  • Coach driver if required (Supplement charge)
  • Lunch
  • Any additional activities not listed in the itinerary
  • Gratuities
9.00 - 9.30 am 
• Make your way to Paarl while your guide provides a background to the Cape Winelands region

09.45 -10.30 am
• Visit the Taal Monument, learn of the "Kaapse" language that is modern day Afrikaans

10.45 - 11.45 pm
• Visit one of the leading wine producers KWV's cellar for a tour and wine tasting 

12.00 - 13.00 pm 
• Opportunity for lunch at one of the local wine farms

13.30 -14.30 pm 
• Visit the Franschoek Region, and learn about the French Huguenot's contribution to wine making, and their involvement in the  development of modern day South Africa

15:00 - 16.00 pm
• Finish the days touring to a visit at the Stellenbosch Museum, a period time capsule showcasing early settlers houses and later colonial influence
Departure Point :
Greater Cape Town region
Departure Time :
8:00 - 8.30 am (1 September – 30 April)  8:30 - 9.00 am (1 May – 31 August)
Return Detail :
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Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A maximum of 9 people per booking
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Travel South

Activity ID: V-102069P3

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