Broad, fertile green valleys about 40kms to the east of Cape Town, with some of South Africa’s finest vineyards. Visit the historic towns of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Paarl, Worcester, Wellington and Tulbach with their fine Cape Dutch architecture. Explore the Winetasting Routes and enjoy some of the world class wines available. Unique soil conditions directly affect the character of these wines. There ane many excellent restaurants to choose from on the wine estates as well as in the towns.
Cape Winelands district enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters. Snow may occur on the mountain peaks during Aug and Sept. There is a diversity of geographical features, peaks, ranges, valleys, rivers, pools, waterfalls, forests, caves and other natural features. Enjoy the numerous outdoor activities available.