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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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The Afrikaans Language (Taal) Monument, Paarl

The Afrikaans Language (Taal) Monument, Paarl

The Afrikaans Language Monument is located on a hill overlooking Paarl, and was erected in 1975 to honour the Afrikaans language. Paarl Wine Route, Cape Winelands

Paarl Wine Route, Cape Winelands

Paarl is the largest town in the Cape Winelands and is well known for three major reasons, Paarl Mountain, original Cape Dutch ... Franschhoek Wine Route, Cape Winelands, Western Cape

Franschhoek Wine Route, Cape Winelands, Western Cape

The Franschhoek Valley is one of the most beautiful areas in South Africa and must not be missed by visitors to the Western ... View Tourism Articles