6-12 persons in a Toyota Quantum – R3999.00 – Full Day
- Anthonij Rupert
- La Motte
- Leopards Leap
- Grand Provence
- Cape Chamonix
- Dieu Donne
- Haute Cabrierre
- La Lude
- La Petite Ferme
- La Petite Dauphine
Established originally by 176 French Huguenot refugees in 1688 and one of the oldest town in South Africa , now known as the culinary capital of South Africa having some of the best restaurants in the country including one of the top 50 in the world.
The Huguenot Monument at the end of the town is dedicated to the cultural influence of the first French settlers and today their influence is still found in the wide variety of boutique wineries which produce many prestigious award wining wines.
Originally called Elephants Corner due to the large Elephant herds that roamed the valley. First reconnaissance done by Simon van der Stel in 1687 and later called French Corner and finally Franschhoek due to the first 176 French Huguenots who had settled in the valley in 1688 Initially and grew to 201 by 1692. By 1700 over a million vine plants had been planted in the valley. Now home to famous wine estates such as : Anthonij Rupert Wyne, La Motte, Leopards Leap, L a Lude, Rickety Bridge, Dieu Donne`, Grand Provence, Haute Cabrieire`and Mont Rochelle. The Huguenot Monument which stands at the end of the town is dedicated to the cultural, skills and craftsmanship of these early pioneers . Today Franschhoek is known as the culinary capital of S. Africa with such restaurants as: Orangerie at La Lude, La petite Femme`, La Petite Dauphine, Ruebens, La Calombe, , Le Quatier Francais, Roca at Dieu Donne`and Haute Cabriere
For petrol heads the Franschhoek Motor Museum is a must see.