11 days in Cape Town & Stellenbosch Itinerary

11 days in Cape Town & Stellenbosch Itinerary

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11 days in Cape Town & Stellenbosch Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
1
Cape Town
— 7 nights
Bus:  1​h
2
Stellenbosch
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h
End: Cape Town

7
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Sandy Bay. Groot Constantia and Constantia Glen Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: West Coast Fossil Park (in Vredenburg) and Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon (in Langebaan). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Strand Beach, learn about winemaking at Steenberg Vineyards, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bloubergstrand Beach, and explore and take pictures at Cape Point.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town tour itinerary builder app .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airport is Cape Town International Airport. December in Cape Town sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Stellenbosch.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

West Coast Fossil Park, Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon, Chapman's Peak Drive
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon ©
Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon
Groot Constantia ©
Groot Constantia

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Franschhoek Motor Museum and Stark-Conde Wines. Discover out-of-the-way places like Eikehof and Villiera Wines. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stellenbosch: Honingklip Brewery & Restaurant (in Botrivier), Hermanus (Sumaridge Wine Estate & Kwaaiwater) and La Bourgogne Farm (in Franschhoek). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dutch Reform Church and learn about winemaking at Peter Falke Winery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Stellenbosch travel route planner.

You can take a bus from Cape Town to Stellenbosch in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Hermanus, Honingklip Brewery & Restaurant
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Eikehof ©
Eikehof
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum
Stark-Conde Wines ©
Stark-Conde Wines

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