3 days in Franschhoek & Stellenbosch Itinerary

3 days in Franschhoek & Stellenbosch Itinerary

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3 days in Franschhoek & Stellenbosch Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Drive:  1​h
1
Franschhoek
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Stellenbosch
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
End: Cape Town

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night
Franschhoek

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Boschendal Wine Estate and then learn about winemaking at La Motte Wine Estate. On your second day here, do a tasting at Fairview Wine and Cheese, see the interesting displays at Franschhoek Motor Museum, then do a tasting at Eikehof, then take a memorable drive along Franschhoek Pass, and finally see the interesting displays at First South African Perfume Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Franschhoek trip maker app .

Cape Town to Franschhoek is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Stellenbosch.

Things to do in Franschhoek

Wineries Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Fairview Wine and Cheese
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Franschhoek Pass ©
Franschhoek Pass
Boschendal Wine Estate ©
Boschendal Wine Estate
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum

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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.
On the 24th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of The Stellenbosch Village Museum, do a tasting at Spier Wine Farm, and then learn about winemaking at Waterford Estate.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Stellenbosch trip builder tool .

Stellenbosch is just a stone's throw from Franschhoek. In November, daily temperatures in Stellenbosch can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Wineries Museums
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Spier Wine Farm ©
Spier Wine Farm
The Stellenbosch Village Museum ©
The Stellenbosch Village Museum

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