No visit to Cape Town is complete without a trip to the gorgeous, historic yet contemporary Franschhoek. Also famous as the Food and Wine Capital of South Africa, it is an astonishingly beautiful valley that is home to wine estates that are more than 300 years old, located next to boutique wineries.
The Franschhoek Valley wine farms captivate countless visitors annually, ready to discover a little piece of heaven for food and wine enthusiasts, with a variety of wine estates surrounding the charming town of Franschhoek and a history that is visible in the architecture and eateries it is home to. If you’d like to add an extra unique experience to your visit in the Franschhoek Valley, then the Franschhoek Wine Tram is a brilliant way to explore this gem of a place.
The hop-on hop-off Franschhoek Wine Tram adventure will take you on a journey of stopping off at a number of wine estates along the line you’ve selected, and if you wish to have a picnic in the vineyards or have lunch at the estate restaurant, you will want to make a booking at least 24 hours in advance to prevent disappointment. The Franschhoek Wine Tram seats approximately 32 passengers for this one-of-kind relaxed way of exploring exquisite vineyards,
You can choose from 5 different route options: blue, green, red, yellow and purple to visit particular wine estates. If you’re looking for a more personalised experience, you can book our curated wine tour. This experience includes a professional wine guide that will present you with information on statistics and scientific components of winemaking into fascinating tales about Franschhoek’s history of wine and culture. Guests will have an opportunity to taste the local grape varieties, cultivars and the elements of viticulture that are unique to South Africa. An exclusive tour of the wine cellar will be followed by a curated three-course lunch at the estate eaterie. Guests will also visit two additional Franschhoek wine estates, enjoying a superior wine tasting at every estate.
The Franschhoek Wine Tram team provides door-to-door transfers between the airport and Cape Town, allowing you to relax and savour the experience; and if you find that one day is not sufficient, this warm and friendly team, passionate about Franschhoek, will help you with arranging accommodation.
No other wine tour features every facet of the Franschhoek Valley along with the wine developed in the midst of all this beauty in this distinctive way.