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  • Location:Cape Town, South Africa
  • Duration:8 hours (approx.)

Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl Valley Wine Day Trip

Spend a day in the gorgeous wine country of Stellenbosch and Paarl Valley, enjoying some of the Cape Winelands’ famous wines along with historic towns and scenic drives. It’s an ideal day trip for wine lovers as well as anyone who can appreciate the area’s history and dramatic beauty.

Highlights

  • Wine tour from Cape Town
  • Visit the spectacular Paarl Valley where you can enjoy a wine tasting and cellar tour
  • See the beautiful village of Franschhoek
  • Walk around Stellenbosh, the second oldest town in South Africa!
  • Enjoy this relaxing day out in the wine lover's paradise

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What You Can Expect

Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl Valley Wine Day Trip

The famous Stellenbosch wine region of South Africa

Get picked up at your central Cape Town hotel and begin your day trip into Western Cape wine country.

The first stop is a visit to the town of Paarl in the Paarl Valley, where you’ll visit a wine estate for a cellar tour and wine tasting session. Next, stop in pretty Franschhoek before heading to Stellenbosch. It’s second only to Cape Town as the oldest European settlement in the province, and where the region’s winemaking got its start. The last wine tasting of the tour will be at one of the prominent wine estates in Stellenbosch.

The Pinotage grape is unique to South Africa, having been hybridized in the country, but it’s not the only wine you’ll taste. Other varietals are grown in South Africa, too, including Shiraz, Semillon and Chardonnay.

During your stops in Paarl and Stellenbosch, enjoy some free time to explore the towns on foot at your leisure.  After the last tasting of this relaxing day, head back to Cape Town aboard the vehicle. Please note that the order of stops may differ depending on the day.

Customer Reviews

Denise M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Did this tour for my boyfriends birthday. We had a blast.the tour guide was knowledgeable and very fun. We had time to explore. The other people on tour were great as well. Made the trip even more fun! Worth the money!

lilybug

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Another highly recommend tour. Wine country was beautiful and Eugene , our tour guide made the trip informative and enjoyable. Wine tasting was well prepared and exceptionally good. Sometime felt a little rushed but still had time to have lunch, shop and site see between winery. This is a tour Not to be missed.

Alexandra U

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Definitely great tour. We visited three vineyards - all have quite unique range of wines. The second one had also amazing view from the terrace. Guide Super told some interesting stories - about the Cape area and his own life experience.

Nicholas S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great time! Best winery and wine was Jordan.

cbcerny

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

A wonderful all day wine tour. Our driver was prompt, informative and had a great personality

Cortney B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

WONDERFUL tour with Iggy!!!!!!!!!!!!

patsy1403

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was a great time. We went to three 3 different wineries and all of them were wonderful. If you're pressed for time this is a great introduction into what South Africa has to offer in terms of wine. The tour guide was lovely and knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend it.

Lee V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour was absolutely outstanding because although we didn't taste any wines, we were made so welcome and part of the experience as those who did by the wineries and Darrol our guide who was so enthusiastic and passionate about sharing his wealth of knowledge with us that when we met on later tours where he wasn't our guide, he remembered us and asked how our current tour was going! Thank you Darrol!

Harry L. O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Beautiful country that wine tasting was excellent wanted to bring more wine at home

Bhaskar K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Well worth, good selection of wineyards and great tour guide!

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