Franschhoek ‘Rond en Bont’

The Franschhoek Wine Valley is proud to announce its Community Tourism Route.

04 Oct 2011
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Where: Franschhoek Wine Valley

Contact: 021 876 2861 or

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.

Freedom Tour

Huguenot Memorial Museum & Monument
-The history of Franschhoek and the origin of the Huguenots

Dwarsrivier Valley
-Slavery and religious history

Drakenstein Correctional Services
-The Mandela Statue and its link to the Bastille Festival

Solms-Delta Museum
-Social History on the farm

Culinary Tour

Mary’s Kitchen
-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 Place
-Batho’s is an African cuisine restaurant in the informal settlement area Tyotyombeni. Enjoy a beer tasting as well as local entertainment.

Die Teesakkie
-A tea garden situated at a home in Groendal. Here you can enjoy morning or afternoon tea, nestled between fruit orchards.

The Whitehouse
-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.

Liwalethu Creche
-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.


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