10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
1
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Franschhoek
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Stellenbosch
— 2 nights
End: Stellenbosch

5
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
You've added Cheetah Outreach, St James Beach, Stoked School & Surf, and other attractions to your itinerary. Visit Clifton Beaches and Muizenberg Beach for some beach relaxation. Shop till you drop at Old Biscuit Mill and Canal Walk Shopping Centre. Step out of Cape Town to go to Darling and see Darling Olives, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stop by V&A Market on the Wharf, browse the different shops at Jack Friedman V&A WaterFront, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, and pick up some local products at Neighbourgoods Market.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Cape Town. October in Cape Town sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Franschhoek.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Darling Olives, Chapman's Peak Drive
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Clifton Beaches ©
Clifton Beaches
Stoked School of Surf ©
Stoked School of Surf
Strand Beach ©
Strand Beach

2
nights
Franschhoek

Situated in a fertile valley between two mountains, the picturesque village of Franschhoek bills itself as a culinary heaven, with renowned wine estates dotting its surroundings.
You've added Isabella Charlotte Boutique, Jen Kahn Clothing, Wine Tours & Tastings, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 28th (Sun), learn about winemaking at Haute Cabriere, stop by Jen Kahn Clothing, stroll through Horse About Trails, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then do a tasting at Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons Tasting Centre, and finally look for gifts at KWV Wine Emporium.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Franschhoek trip maker tool .

Getting from Hermanus to Franschhoek by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October in Franschhoek, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Stellenbosch.

Things to do in Franschhoek

Tours Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Horse About Trails, KWV Wine Emporium
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Horse About Trails ©
Horse About Trails
Haute Cabriere ©
Haute Cabriere

2
nights
Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch ©
Straddling the banks of the Eerste River, the university town of Stellenbosch enjoys international fame for its renowned wine estates and gourmet restaurants.
You've added Spier Wine Farm, Delaire Graff Estate, Waterford Estate, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Spier Wine Farm, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Van Ryn's Distillery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Dorp Street, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Eagle Encounters South Africa, then learn about winemaking at Hidden Valley Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Waterford Estate.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Stellenbosch trip planner .

Stellenbosch is just a short distance from Franschhoek. In October, daily temperatures in Stellenbosch can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cape Town.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Wineries Shopping Parks
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Thelema Mountain Vineyards ©
Thelema Mountain Vineyards
Waterford Estate ©
Waterford Estate
Spier Wine Farm ©
Spier Wine Farm

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