Where: Franschhoek Wine Valley
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Covering a large area of the Franschhoek Wine Valley, the route includes communities such as Wemmershoek, Bosbou, Groendal, Mooiwater, Tyotyombeni, neighbouring farms as well as the town Franschhoek.
Huguenot Memorial Museum & Monument
-The history of Franschhoek and the origin of the Huguenots
-Slavery and religious history
Drakenstein Correctional Services
-The Mandela Statue and its link to the Bastille Festival
-Social History on the farm
-This home kitchen in the outskirts of Bosbou serves traditional local cuisine typical to the community and is open for breakfast and lunch.
-Batho’s is an African cuisine restaurant in the informal settlement area Tyotyombeni. Enjoy a beer tasting as well as local entertainment.
-A tea garden situated at a home in Groendal. Here you can enjoy morning or afternoon tea, nestled between fruit orchards.
-Local boy Cecil started his own wine label and will give tourists a wine tasting in a local shebeen.
Educational /Cultural Tour
Solms-Delta Social History, Dik Delta Culinary Gardens
-Social history is traced and documented on this farm. Take a walk through the new fynbos reserve and culinary garden.
-Experience pre-school education in our informal areas in a small crèche, housing +/- 30 children, started in a home in the Mooiwater area.
-Visit our own ‘Elvis’, a local potter, in his Franschhoek town studio where he will share his story of success and might let you try your hand at throwing a pot.