Breathtaking beauty and award winning wines are the foundation of historic Franschhoek
Delve into the history of wine making in the Franschhoek Valley when you join a narrated tour with Franschhoek Wine Tram through one of the most beautiful wine making regions in an open-air tram, giving you time to savour the birthplace of award winning wines in South Africa. These same award winning wines combined with the exquisite cuisine which is endemic to this region has made Franschhoek the Wine and Gourmet Capital of South Africa, where visitors across the globe gather together to enjoy the best in food and wine.
The Franschoek Wine Tram has put together a range of open-air tram tours designed to suit all tastes, whether it is a hop-on hop-off tour which takes you to several distinguished wine estates or group tours which include a visit to four wine estates per tour.
The hop-on hop-off Franschhoek Wine Tram tours transport passengers around a loop of stops where you can enjoy the experience of several different wine cellars, whether it is to enjoy wine tasting, lunch or a cellar tour and then to hop-on to continue the next leg of your journey.
The Franschhoek Wine Tram curated wine tour will include a visit with an experienced winemaker who will introduce you to more about the history of wine and culture in Franschhoek, ending with a two course gourmet lunch at the estate restaurant with the wine maker. After this in-depth experience you will visit another two wine estates to enjoy premium wine tastings at each, fully immersing you in the rich tapestry of Franschhoek.
No matter which Franschhoek Wine Tram tour you choose, you will be in for a unique experience which will give you a completely new perspective of the history that has gone into creating the award winning wines to come out of breathtakingly beautiful Franschhoek Valley.