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Franschhoek Travel Guide

The charming town of Franschhoek is found in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It is situated not far from Cape Town and it has become known as the food and wine capital of South Africa. Vacationers love to experience the wine culture, as well as wander around the local galleries and antique stores. There is also the opportunity for outdoor adventure, with hiking trails. When it comes to wining and dining, visitors love to dine al fresco while hanging out at one of the many wineries.

Things to Do in Franschhoek

To try award-winning wine, head to Lynx Wines and experience one of their cellar tours. To see all of the vineyards in Franschhoek, jump on the Franschhoek wine tram. This is a fantastic journey that takes visitors through beautiful surroundings on a traditional tram. One of the best museums in Franschhoek is the Franschhoek Motor Museum. Visitors can view vintage cars like Bugatti, Ferrari and Ford. For hiking and the opportunity to reconnect with nature, head to the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve.

Best Time to Visit Franschhoek

The Fall is a good time to vacation in Franschhoek.

Price and Availability Index in Franschhoek

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Franschhoek is in January, while the cheapest month is in June. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Franschhoek is in the high season in February. Franschhoek has its low season in August, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Franschhoek tends to be Saturday, while the most expensive day tends to be Monday. Vacation homes in Franschhoek tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Franschhoek

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Franschhoek. The warmest months in Franschhoek are September and November, when temperatures reach 97 ˚F. The coolest month is July, when temperatures drop to 32 ˚F. The wettest month in Franschhoek is July with 2.08 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.02 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Franschhoek

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Homeaway, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 2420 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Franschhoek, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A trip to Franschhoek can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $10 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $169 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 723 accommodations in Franschhoek that have WiFi. 106 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 8 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Franschhoek, you'll want to pick from 628 places to stay that provide parking. 366 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 49 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 7 providers in Franschhoek, including 615 places to stay from Airbnb, 81 accommodations from Homeaway and 81 places to stay from Agoda

1254 accommodations in Franschhoek have been reviewed: 64% are rated excellent or good. 688 accommodations allow instant booking.

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