Bonnievale

Also called “beautiful valley”, this town lies in the green Breede River Valley, cultivated with vineyards as well as peach and apricot orchards. Bonnievale is also the valley of cheese and wine and the habitat of a large variety of flora and fauna. The town is situated on the popular Tourist Route 62. Adventure And […]

Ceres

Ceres, named after the Roman goddess of fertility, lies at the centre of one of the major fruit-growing areas in South Africa. The town’s motto, “the beauty of the place enchants us” could not have been better chosen. Magnificent mountains surround the village and the Breede River drains the valley. The fertile soils and the […]

McGregor

The Victorian houses and old-style thatched cottages lend this village a historic air. McGregor is home to many artists and craftsmen who find their inspiration from the serene environment and the magnificent natural beauty. The historic town is located on Route 62. Adventure And Sport Boesmanskloof Hiking Trail: The trail starts in the village and […]

Montagu

Montagu was named after John Montagu, a former Colonial Secretary, and was founded in 1851 on the farm Uitvlucht. The town is the gateway to the Little Karoo and lies on Route 62. Situated in an important fruit-growing area, Montagu has the reputation as one of the best-preserved late Victorian villages in the Cape. Many […]

Rawsonville

This town dates back to 1859 and today, lies at the centre of a very successful wine-producing area. Rawsonville is part of the well-known Route 62. Cuisine Wine-tasting: Most of the vineyards in the area offer guided tours and, having sampled the products, most visitors find it difficult to resist taking some of the excellent […]

Robertson

The town was founded in 1853 and named after the Reverend Robertson, the minister of the Dutch Reformed Church in Swellendam at the time. Robertson vineyards produce popular local dessert wines and brandies of high repute. The town is the centre for horse-breeding in the Western Cape. It preserves its Georgian and Victorian architecture meticulously. […]

Wolseley

This beautiful town lies in a large farming area and was established in 1893. It is named after Sir Garnet Wolseley, a famous British General and Governor of Natal. The majestic Waaihoek, Witsen and Waterval Mountains that are snow-covered in winter surround the town. Four beautiful passes lend access to Wolseley, namely Nuwekloof, Bain’s Kloof, […]