Experience the Magic of Picnics in Franschhoek with the Franschhoek Wine Tram

Are you ready for a picnic adventure like no other? Embrace the romance of outdoor dining with sumptuous picnics set against the breathtaking beauty of the Franschhoek Wine Valley. Here at the Franschhoek Wine Tram, we offer a one-of-a-kind way to explore this famous wine region, giving you the freedom to hop on and off at various charming estates. 

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Here are the estates that offer the best picnic experiences: Grande Provence, Holden Manz, Mont Rochelle, Allée Bleue, Boschendal and Zorgvliet.  

Grande Provence

Grande Provence offers a peaceful and elegant country style picnic experience. it under old Oak trees while enjoying a basket filled with artisanal breads, gourmet cheeses, meats, and fresh fruits. Pair your meal with one of their fine wines, like the rich Cabernet Sauvignon or the refreshing Sauvignon Blanc.


  • Artisanal breads and gourmet cheeses
  • Beautiful setting under old Oak trees
  • Award-winning wines

7 min | Franschhoek Wine Tram

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Holden Manz

Holden Manz is located in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, and offers picnics that are both beautiful and delicious. Your picnic basket will be filled with fresh, locally sourced foods that pair perfectly with their award-winning wines. 


  • Fresh, local foods
  • Beautiful vineyard and mountain views
  • Award-winning wines

3 min | Franschhoek Wine Tram

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Mont Rochelle

Mont Rochelle combines luxury with the natural beauty of Franschhoek. Their picnic baskets are filled with gourmet delights and fresh bread, paired with their excellent wines. Enjoy your meal on the estate’s large lawns with amazing valley views.


  • Gourmet picnic menu
  • Large lawns and valley views
  • Exclusive wines from the Mont Rochelle cellar

8 min | Franschhoek Wine Tram

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Allée Bleue

Allée Bleue is perfect for families, offering picnic baskets that everyone will love. Filled with fresh salads, cold meats, cheeses, and desserts, there’s something for everyone. The estate has plenty of space for kids to play and beautiful orchards and vineyards to enjoy. Top off the experience by pairing your picnic with one of their excellent wines.


  • Family-friendly picnic baskets
  • Spacious grounds with play areas
  • Beautiful orchards and vineyards

5 min | Franschhoek Wine Tram

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Experience a leisurely afternoon at Boschendal with a picturesque picnic on their expansive lawns. Indulge in their seasonal picnic baskets brimming with farm-fresh delights: from freshly baked bread and garden salads harvested from the Werf Food Garden, to free-range charcuterie cuts from Boschendal Butchery, homemade preserves, and delightful desserts.


  • Freshly baked bread and garden-fresh salads
  • Free-range charcuterie and homemade preserves
  • Option for table and chair or picnic blankets and lawn chairs
  • Accessible Tree House Playground and Pump Track for children
  • Vegan and gluten-free options are available on request

4 min | Franschhoek Wine Tram

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Zorgvliet’s Grapes & Greens picnic area is the perfect spot for the whole family to enjoy. Kids can frolic in the spacious play area with a jungle gym and sandpit, while adults take in the spectacular views and award-winning wines.

Zorgvliet’s thoughtfully curated picnic baskets are brimming with delectable treats, generously portioned for two. Complement the picnic feast with a selection of wines, beers, soft drinks, and hot beverages, available at the deli on the day of your picnic. Blankets and umbrellas are provided for comfort. Spread out on the lush lawn, bask in the sunshine, and savour the tranquil surroundings.


  • Spacious play area with jungle gym and sandpit
  • Generously portioned picnic baskets for two
  • Wide selection of wines, beers, and soft drinks
  • Blankets and umbrellas for comfort

2 min | Franschhoek Wine Tram

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Whether you’re planning a romantic date, a family outing, or a fun day with friends, the combination of the Wine Tram and these picturesque picnic spots promises an unforgettable experience. Pack your blanket, bring your appetite, and get ready to enjoy a delightful picnic adventure in Franschhoek!

* Please Note: Booking Information

All picnics at these estates must be booked in advance – usually a minimum of 24 hours notice is required. Please check availability and book directly with the estates. Please also note that certain estates may suspend their picnic offerings during the winter months. Plan your visit accordingly to make the most of your picnic experience in Franschhoek.

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