3 days in Franschhoek & Cape Town Itinerary

3 days in Franschhoek & Cape Town Itinerary

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Franschhoek
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Cape Town
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Franschhoek

Franschhoek ©

Food and Wine Capital of South Africa

Situated in a fertile valley between two mountains, the picturesque village of Franschhoek bills itself as a culinary heaven, with renowned wine estates dotting its surroundings.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): do a tasting at Vrede en Lust Winery.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Franschhoek route planner.

Johannesburg to Franschhoek is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Johannesburg in October, expect nights in Franschhoek to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cape Town.

Things to do in Franschhoek

Wineries
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Vrede en Lust Winery ©
Vrede en Lust Winery

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Robben Island Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and then get to know the fascinating history of Maclear's Beacon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and then take some stellar pictures from Cape Point.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cape Town day trip planning app.

You can drive from Franschhoek to Cape Town in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Maclear's Beacon ©
Maclear's Beacon

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