Franschhoek cycling through the culinary capital of South Africa

Franschhoek is recognized as the Gourmet Capital of South Africa and has a food and wine route that is beyond compare. Take in the historical architecture whilst sampling some of the world’s finest wines for a truly memorable time. There’s no better way to make memories than peddling your way through wine estates on a Bikes ‘n Wines tour.
Franschhoek cycling through the culinary capital of South Africa

Franschhoek is recognized as the Gourmet Capital of South Africa and has a food and wine route that is beyond compare. Known as one of South Africa’s chief wine-making and culinary regions for centuries, its history filters through every aspect of the town. The views surrounding Franschhoek are green and lush, with a backdrop of majestic mountains. Giving it the aesthetic of living in another world. Take in the historical architecture whilst sampling some of the world’s finest wines for a truly memorable time. There’s no better way to make memories than peddling your way through wine estates on a Bikes ‘n Wines tour. 

 

Franschhoek Winelands Meander ©

Appreciate timeless views of the Franschhoek valley on this relaxed, six-hour bike tour through three longstanding wine estates, some of which were established as long ago as 1855. Flanked by the Franschhoek river, ageless mountains and avenues of ancient trees, this gentle meander includes wine tastings at three estates. Lunch is an la carte stop at the 3rd estate.

 

Franschhoek Family Tour

The route and distance of the Franschhoek Family Tour has been created specifically with families in mind, as have the child-friendly activities and wine estates. Parents can relax, soak in the sights, sounds and flavours of the Franschhoek Winelands, while our trained guides keep a close eye on the kids who will be kept busy with their own ice-lolly and cooldrink pairings. Children 6 & over pay full price, as they receive a full tasting and pairing schedule, of non-alcoholic drinks and snacks.

 

Franschhoek Winelands Luxury Cycle Tour

The Luxury Bike Tour is a gentle, 15km (9mi) guided cycle designed to overload the senses. The gourmet culinary experience combined with the exquisite surroundings makes this a truly exclusive bike tour. Expect to visit four, unique wine estates and indulge in boutique wine tastings, food pairings and a cheese and charcuterie platter that will leave your soul happy and your taste buds content.

 

Overall Franshoek is a must-see. Whether you’ve lived in Cape Town your whole life or are exploring the Western Cape for the first time. With plenty of wine farm routes to explore, this quaint town is perfect for a full or half-day adventure. Soak up everything the landscape has to offer and end the day off watching a famous Cape sunset over majestic vineyards sipping on a delectable glass of wine.