Travel

Enjoy a Journey on the Paarl Wine Route

When French settlers, driven from their country by persecution, came to South Africa 300 years ago they chose the Franschhoek Valley as the place to continue what had become their livelihood: wine making. Many of the vineyards and estates in this beautiful part of the country is home to many of the wine farms in cape town – close to Cape Town – originated back then, and still turn out some of the finest wines in the world today. Visitors can take a trip on the Paarl Wine Route – as it is known – on the charming Franschhoek Valley Wine Tram, which takes you on a leisurely and enjoyable ride through the glorious valley and its vineyards just some of the cape town attractions.

The Wine Tram is a delightful way of experiencing the sheer beauty of the Franschhoek Valley, and you can choose from one of four regular tours and get on and off as and when you wish at the various stops along the way. The stops are generally at the most impressive estates, so you can take advantage of complimentary wine tasting sessions that come with your adult ticket, or even choose to dine at one of the many restaurants along the routes. It’s a great way to spend a romantic day with your partner, or to take the family on a trip that children and adults will both savour.

The Franschhoek Valley Wine Tram is a very popular attraction so we recommend that you book in advance, and it is also the very best way of exploring this fascinating and historically important region. Whether wine is a passion for you or simply a passing interest this is one tour that you should not miss, so have a closer look at the Franschhoek Valley Wine Tram website now for more information or to book an enjoyable day out for you and all the family.

Excellent Accommodation in the Free State

Are you planning a holiday in South Africa? If so you will have found that there are many fine destinations to choose from, so can we recommend the Free State? This beautiful part of the country is home to some very impressive locations, and none is more charming than Clarens and the best place to get Clarens accommodation self catering is at Clarens Eddies , the Jewel of the Free State.

Close to the centre of the town is Clarens Eddies, a great example of self-catering accommodation in a quiet location, and you get the benefit of superbly furnished units suitable for either couples or families, plus stunning views of the nearby mountains.

Clarens Eddies offers luxurious accommodation at excellent rates – check the website for regular special offers and discounts – so you get the very best of the local facilities plus value for money. Check out the website now and book yourself a holiday at Clarens Eddies, we promise you will not regret it.

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