10 days in Western Cape Itinerary

10 days in Western Cape Itinerary

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Cape Town
— 4 nights
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Franschhoek
— 2 nights
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Hermanus
— 3 nights

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Take a break from the city and head to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Cape Point. Robben Island Museum and Bo-kaap are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, learn about winemaking at Klein Constantia, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cape Town trip itinerary planning tool.

Johannesburg to Cape Town is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Franschhoek.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature
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Must see
Cape Point
4.6

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Franschhoek

Franschhoek ©

Food and Wine Capital of South Africa

Situated in a fertile valley between two mountains, the picturesque village of Franschhoek bills itself as a culinary heaven, with renowned wine estates dotting its surroundings.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): examine the collection at Franschhoek Motor Museum, then steep yourself in history at Boschendal Wine Estate, and then take an in-depth tour of Huguenot Memorial Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Franschhoek Pass, do a tasting at Lynx Wine, and then do a tasting at Fairview Wine and Cheese.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Franschhoek trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Cape Town to Franschhoek takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. December in Franschhoek sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hermanus.

Things to do in Franschhoek

Wineries · Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Franschhoek Motor Museum
4.8
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Winery / Vineyard
Lynx Wine
4.6

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nights
Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): kick back and relax at Voelklip Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Grotto Beach.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our Hermanus trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Franschhoek to Hermanus in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Hermanus

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trips

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Beach
Grotto Beach
4.6
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Beach
Kwaaiwater
4.9

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