Trip to Franschhoek

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In between mountains is the town Franschhoek, which is only about 75km from Cape Town.  It has centuries old vineyards and old Cape Dutch architecture.  Very good wines, and well known chefs are found in this little town. A must see for everyone travelling to the Western Cape. Local Market is open on a Saturday, Curio shops, jewellery shops, African Crafts, and so much more.  Have to go back with a bigger vehicle, as the motorcycle does not have much storage space, and definitely cannot fasten it to the top box.

As you enter this beautiful town, you see an old Motor museum on the right.  Something we still have not gone and discovered, so we are sure to go back.  The town is a big tourist attraction, and the Wine Tram is highly recommended.  Rather take an Uber, or stay in one of the fabulous guesthouses in the area, should you do some wine tasting.


We had breakfast and chose to eat at the local Woolworths, which is definitely worth trying and highly recommended.

We road up Fraschhoek pass, and the temperature changed from 27 degrees Celsius, to 16 degrees celsius, the higher we got up the pass.  Must say, it was a bit of a relief to have some cool weather, with the heat we have been experiencing here in Cape Town.



Author: bikeorwife

We are a couple, who love adventure, traveling South Africa, and other places on a BMW R1200GS Adventure Motorcycle or any means of transport, encouraging more couples to do things together and to explore and live life to the fullest. Sometimes we explore other countries too.

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