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Franschhoek

Franschhoek, Cape Winelands, South AfricaThere was good reason that Franschhoek was the chosen home of the French Huguenot refugees of 1688. The scenic fertile valley surrounded by majestic mountains, enough to attract anyone with an eye for beauty, was ideally suited to vineyards – and wine making was one of their key skills which helped forge Franschhoek into one of the premier wine destinations in the world. The town still has the charming atmosphere of the early settlers, with the wonderfully preserved 17th century Cape Dutch ...

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Hiking Trails in the Franschhoek Pass and Valley

Hiking Trails in the Franschhoek Pass and Valley

Hiking trails in the Franschhoek area range from easy to strenuous through the most beautiful fynbos surrounded by mountains ... The Screening Room Movie Theatre and Venue, Franschhoek

The Screening Room Movie Theatre and Venue, Franschhoek

Enjoy anything from old-time classics to the latest movies in true Hollywood style. Opulent leather armchair-style seats, a ... Babylonstoren Gardens, Cape Winelands

Babylonstoren Gardens, Cape Winelands

Babylonstoren, 8ha of beautiful formal garden, was inspired by the Company Gardens of the Cape. Biologically friendly, the ... More Tourism Articles

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Franschhoek Summer Wines

Franschhoek Summer Wines

Get ready for a high summer celebration at this year’s Franschhoek Summer Wines....First Friday at the Kitchen at Maison

First Friday at the Kitchen at Maison

Join the Kitchen at Maison on 6 May for their First Friday event and indulge in a carefully curated ...French Corner Fun Run/Walk

French Corner Fun Run/Walk

The inaugural event of the French Corner Run, in aid of the ACVV Franschhoek, took place on 17 September 2016.... More Events & Entertainment