Winter breakaway

25 – 28 July 2017

(4 days, 3 nights)

Day 1:

Depart George & Mossel Bay. Travel via Riversdale to Heidelberg. 

Continue our journey via Swellendam to  Riviersonderend & Caledon.

Explore Genadendal en Greyton – two beautiful, historical villages.

Genadendal was the first mission station in Southern Africa.

Return to Caledon to overnight.

Day 2: 

Travel towards Botrivier. Our route deviates along R43 past Theewaterskloof dam, direction Villiersdorp.

Route R45 takes us along the picturisque  Franschoek pass to Franschoek.

Visit Huguenot Monument & museum, commemorating the French Huguenots who settled here in 1688.

“Huguenot Fine Chocolates” will outline the story of chocolate, when we do chocolate tasting, whilst giving us a demonstration of how chocolates are made.

Franschoek Motor Museum offers an exciting collection of vehicles, looking  back at more than 100 years of motoring.

Last activity for the day will be our visit to Afrikaans Language Monument in Paarl.

Overnight Paarl.

Day 3:

Visit Babylonstoren outside Paarl, dating back to 1692. A guided tour will take us into the  magnificent garden, laid out on 3,5 hectares, divided into 15 sections that comprise fruit, vegetables, berries & indigenous plants.

Stellenbosch is next in line. Pop in at  “Oom Samie se winkel”, where items of yesteryear can be found & purchased. 

Interesting wine & chocolate pairing at Blaauwklippen cellars.

Our route takes us along the scenic coastal route, via Gordons Bay & Rooi Els to Hermanus to overnight.

Day 4: 

Route takes us to Bredasdorp. Visit their Shipwreck Museum.

Kapula has a candle factory in Bredasdorp – they’ll demonstrate candle making to us.

Our return route is via Swellendam. Then along coastal road (N2). 

Last stretch is via Riversdale to Mossel Bay & George.

 

Tour package: R4.700- per person sharing.

(Package includes: dinner, bed & breakfast, transport & entrance fees to activties).

You are accompanied by experienced, Theta accredited Toursit guides.

Please note: Itineraries are examples of tours and may vary from tour to tour – please contact us for a detailed itinerary and latest information.

NOTE: All itineraries are available in Afrikaans – Kindly contact us!

                                

 

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