5 days in South Africa Itinerary

5 days in South Africa Itinerary

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5 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
bus:  1​h
1
Stellenbosch
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Franschhoek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Caledon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Grabouw
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Cape Town

1
day
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 14th (Wed), savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Stellenbosch visit planning tool .

Cape Town to Stellenbosch is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Franschhoek.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

1
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.
For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Franschhoek trip maker site .

Franschhoek is just a stone's throw from Stellenbosch. In August in Franschhoek, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Caledon.

Things to do in Franschhoek

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Caledon

Caledon ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Beaumont Family Wines, try to win big at The Caledon Casino, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Caledon trip website .

Traveling by car from Franschhoek to Caledon takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grabouw.

Things to do in Caledon

Fun & Games Casinos Wineries

Side Trip

Beaumont Family Wines
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The Caledon Casino ©
The Caledon Casino
Beaumont Family Wines ©
Beaumont Family Wines
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church

2
nights
Grabouw

Grabouw ©
Grabouw is a mid-sized town located in the Western Cape province of South Africa.Grabouw is located some 65 km south-east of Cape Town, over Sir Lowry's Pass from Somerset West, along the N2 highway. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve, then cruise along Chapman's Peak Drive, and then do a tasting at Iona Wine Farm.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grabouw online holiday maker .

Drive from Caledon to Grabouw in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grabouw

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Betty's Bay, Chapman's Peak Drive
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Chapman's Peak Drive ©
Chapman's Peak Drive
Stony Point Penguin Colony ©
Stony Point Penguin Colony
Iona Wine Farm ©
Iona Wine Farm

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