Africa Adventure - Winelands of South Africa

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Cape Winelands

Travel Information

South Africa

 

 
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Cape Winelands - South Africa
 
 
  Hello Visitor,  
     
 

The South African Winelands offer spectacular sceneries as well as a highly developed infrastructure and provide you with the ultimate holiday experience, especially for those who explore this miraculous region on their own. 

 

We hope below information persuades you to book your ticket and pack your suitcases.

 

Kind regards from South Africa

Enya

 
     
 
 

Cape Wineland

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The Winelands offer the ultimate holiday sensation, filled with scenic landscapes and historical monuments. The mountain slopes and valleys not only provide a dramatic background, but also form the ideal habitat for the wine grapes. Summer in the Cape Winelands is also synonymous with harvest season.

 

The Winelands region around Stellenbosch, also known as the Boland, is only one of the important wine-growing regions in South Africa dating back to the 18th century. Franschhoek, Paarl and Stellenbosch are all historically important and attractive towns and each promotes a wine route through the surrounding estates. The name Franschhoek literally means "a little corner of France". The French Huguenots settled here more than 300 years ago to escape religious persecution.

 

The popularity of wine has extended the traditional wine regions to the romantic town of Tulbagh in the North and along the R62 from Worcester through Robertson to Montagu and to Calitzdorp in the East. The Riebeek Valley is one of the little gems of the Winelands. It reminds so much of Provence in France: the same landscape, colours, olive groves and vineyards, the same gastronomic highlights, but its own unique charm.

 

Wine Cellar Franschhoek - South Africa

 

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plettenberg bay - the new wine region

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The vineyards of the region around Plettenberg Bay offer the perfect conditions to grow grapes with wonderfully rich and intense flavours due to the similar geographic and climatic characteristics of Marlborough wine region in New Zealand. Among experts, Plettenberg Bay rates as one of the best wine regions of South Africa.

 

It is known especially for Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and different varieties of sparkling wine. Visitors are often overwhelmed by the marvellous nature – people say that the Garden Route is one of the most beautiful landscapes of South Africa.

 

Plettenberg Bay vineyard

 

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 THE WINElands of South Africa - Worth your while

---Together with our partner Olivino, we developed a spectacular tour through the winelands of South Africa. The pre-booked self-drive tour begins and ends in Cape Town (refer to Cape Town & Cape Peninsula basic module) and can be extended with any of the listed add-on modules.

 

 

Your tour is booked individually and can therefore start at a date that suits your requirements and include any customisation on your request.

 

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