Destination

Stellenbosch Holidays

Explore the historic heart of the Winelands

Right in the very heart of the region's wine routes, Stellenbosch is the perfect base from which to discover the abundance of vineyards and wine estates this stunning part of South Africa has to offer.

Pack up a gourmet picnic before taking a leisurely drive into the picturesque countryside, crossing undulating hills striped with grapevines and stopping off to sample a crisp chenin blanc or a warming pinotage. Alternatively, many of the world-class wineries offer elegant al fresco dining, allowing you to gaze out across verdant landscapes backed by the lilac-grey Stellenbosch Mountains while you sample the best Western Cape vintages. 

Stellenbosch has so much more to offer than just great wine. The rich history of the town translates into some impressive architecture, from Cape Dutch to Georgian and Victorian period buildings and neo-gothic churches. Explore the oak-lined streets and you'll find contemporary South African art and sculpture, unique boutiques and gift shops, and museums as well as artisan chocolate, coffee and gelatos, cosy bistros and high-end cuisine.

Destination Highlights
  • Visit a wine estate and sample the world-class wines of the region
  • Discover the rich heritage of the town
  • Attend the Stellenbosch Wine Festival in February
  • Explore the stunning scenery on foot, on a bike or by car

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