24 Jun '13, 9pm

Franschhoek: a little piece of France nestled between the mountains of South Africa

Franschhoek: a little piece of France nestled between the mountains of South Africa

Franschhoek: a little piece of France nestled between the mountains of South Africa By Albert van Niekerk on Jun 24, 2013 in Africa , Events , Food and Drink , Regions , South Africa , Travel Miscellany - Read 612 times Tweet The Cape Winelands, situated in the Western Cape Province, is the largest wine producing region in South Africa. The wines from this area are well known all around the world and also produce some of the best international wines each year. Tourists flock to the Cape Winelands not only for the great wines but also the spectacular scenery and the fine culinary experiences that goes hand in hand with these wineries. Franschhoek, a sleepy little village only about an hour’s drive away from Cape Town is definitely a must-see for all tourists. Settled in 1688 by 176 French Huguenot refugees, they transformed the valley into a little piece of France by naming...

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