Considered by some to be the centre of the South African wine industry, Stellenbosch is a rich viticultural region producing about one million litres of wine annually.
The second oldest town in South Africa is known as the City of Oaks, and is characterised by classic Cape Dutch architecture, absolutely brilliant cuisine and students strolling along its quiet streets. Stellenbosch finds itself protected on all sides, surrounded by mountains and splendid natural beauty.
- One of the top six tourist destinations in the Western Cape, the Stellenbosch Wine Route has 148 wine farms to choose from
- Take a stroll down Dorp Street with its secluded lanes and cosmopolitan restaurants
- The only viticultural and oenological department in the country is found at Stellenbosch University
Taking a stroll through this historical town offers exceptional opportunities for exploring museums, national monuments, and cosy bistros in an idyllic setting.
Surrounded by a wide array of wine farms, many of them historical with manor houses, gardens, hotels, and restaurants, there are plenty of wine tasting options, whether spending a day out in the valley or relaxing in its glorious surroundings for longer.View other areas >