6 days (Bike: 4 days)
195 km (~49km per day)
The Cape Winelands Cycling holiday is a 5 day carefree, self-guided cycling tour. This is an opportunity to discover the area around Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Somerset West in style. This area is regarded as one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa, with distinctive and spectacular countryside, world class wine estates and cuisine. TripAdvisor listed Franschoek in 2014 as one of the top three destinations in South Africa
This is an opportunity to experience the Cape's finest wines while discovering the natural beauty of the Cape Winelands countryside, Wine Estates and historic towns. Sample renowned wines straight from the cellar and dine in some world class restaurants. Enjoy excellent accommodation, making this a trip to remember.
Your cycling adventure begins in the historic town of Franschhoek, known as the food and wine capital of South Africa. From Franschhoek over Helshoogte to Stellenbosch,the second oldest town in South Africa. Explore the Jonkershoek Valley and Nature Reserve, as well as estates in the Blaauwklippen Valley. The final destination is Somerset West where the historic Vergelegen- and Lourensford Estates will provide some of the highlights.
Your cycling holiday in the Cape Winelands includes four days of easy to moderate cycling. The route follows quiet roads, where possible. The daily distance is between 35/45 km (about 3/4 hours cycling).
Cycling in the Cape Winelands is recommended at any time from spring to autumn. Summer days can be hot.
R 8500 Self-Guided
Start on any day
five nights accommodation in four or five star Guesthouses/ hotels,
welcome meeting on arrival,
a comprehensive information pack with directions,
detailed maps and suggestions of places to eat, things to do and local detail
Information about the area
Transport to the guest house/hotel of the first evening and from end of trail
Lunches, dinners, drinks with meals, wine tastings
Choice of Standard or Superior accommodation
Your trip can be extended or amended to include additional activities.
The route is also available during low season at a reduced rate.