Franschhoek Country House & Villas

Main Road, Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690, South Africa | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $217.00

Travel Blogs from Franschhoek

Sweet Views

A travel blog entry by p2travel


... blanc, Merlot and Shiraz stretch over the remainder of the farm togerh with the newly established olive orchard. We now offer our own wines under the Clermont label and are also the home of the award winning Franschhoek Olive Oil Co.

We are looking forward to Knysna tomorrow as we will be spending the next two days with elephants….


A little bit of a few weeks...

A travel blog entry by shanam6m


... children are taught here is very different from the way we are taught back home. Discipline is very much a part of how the children are educated. Route memorization and repetition are used often thus challenging the idea of comprehension. It has been a bit of a struggle to understand, accept and re-think how to teach and re-direct the children in a way that suits the staff here, and myself.
After helping with lunchtime which somehow always becomes ...

Wining & Dining in Stelli

A travel blog entry by richy__rich


... or volunteering at schools or orphanages, or being general help around the households and having to pay for the privilege!

So Stelli is the largest wine area of SA, with over 250 wineries, and some fine wines it has too, as our Stumble Inn wine tour guide pointed out. As this is also a big apple growing region it is not surprising to learn that the first man to make fizzy apple juice created it here...and called it, wait for it, Appletiser of course.
We visited ...

Epic Cape Town Weekend

A travel blog entry by sarahinsoafrica


... for jamming in as many people as possible, and not following the rules of the road. We figured this would be another interesting experience, so we climbed aboard. Within seconds, we were clutching each other’s hands and praying for dear life. As the van slid backwards on a hill into oncoming traffic, we made the driver let us out on the side of a hill. We then waved down the next taxi car we saw (one that looked more reliable than the cheaper mini bus) squeezed ...

War and Peace

A travel blog entry by sarahinsoafrica


... with the girls (some international students, some South African) to hit up the Green Market. We had to leave our flat at 7:15 a.m. in order to catch an early train at the station aalll the way across town (nearly an hour walk!) So we got to Cape Town nice and early, and decided to seek out a Starbucks rumored to be in the lobby of a hotel, and quite possibly the only one within hundreds of miles. We eventually found it, and were standing in the lobby of the very fancy hotel when ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on Main Road, Franschhoek, is near Huguenot Memorial Museum, Dieu Donne, Chamonix, and Bellingham.
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