Situated on the delicious South African Wine Trail, Stellenbosch is internationally recognized for its beautiful surroundings, wine estates, sidewalk cafes, restaurants, quality wines, historic buildings and its famous university.
Today Stellenbosch together with Paarl and Franschhoek form the largest wine region in the country. And, in the case of this city of oak groves, it is surrounded by more than 100 wineries, most of them open to the public; in fact, it is considered the vineyard capital of South Africa.
The place is made up of spectacular mountains covered with vineyards and dotted with wineries where you can taste the distinguished wines of the region. Its wines have been awarded and are world renowned and, it is that there are many leading wine estates.
You can visit wine estates, including Spier, which offers a number of activities you can enjoy, from Segway tours to wine tasting, picnics, and a bird of prey exhibit (called Eagles Encounters). There is also a conference center, hotel and several restaurants to choose from, as well as an amphitheater where the Spier Dramatic Arts Festival is held. Other farms that you can include Delheim, Thelema, Tokara and Blaauwklippen.
Also not to be missed are the houses in the historic city center, the Oom Samie se Winkel factory store, the neo-Gothic church of Moederkerk and the museums dedicated to toys, military objects of historical interest, automobiles and the first years of life. at the Cape.
This is a place of rich culture and vibrant character, these characteristics make it an idyllic setting to explore on foot.
Embark on the wine routes tour here!