Just outside of Franschhoek is a collection of superb wineries, producing some of the region's most prestigious and regular-award winning wines. Nestled together advantageously on the Northern lower slopes of Simonsberg, they offer a blend steeped in traditional French culture and the latest in modern wine-making techniques. Managed by a talented young generation of daring wine makers who are successfully building on the inheritance and traditions of their for-bearers.
With names such as Rupert and Rothschild, Noble Hill, Babylonstoren, Backsberg, Anura, Glen Carlou, Vrede en Lust and Plaisir De Merle, the new and the old conspire to bring you an unforgettable kaleidoscope of tastings and wines while cycling from estate to estate traversing a fairy tale landscape with vistas over the Paarl Valley.
There is no better way than to enjoy the surroundings of the Winelands then from the saddle of your bicycle. With breathtaking mountains providing the back drop while the sun shine is on your back, you will not be disappointed with this marvelous guided Winelands experience. The tour includes up to 8 wineries, 2 to 3 cellar tours, cycling from farm-to-farm, gourmet snacks and local produce – all at your own pace.