Where to stay around Franschhoek?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 51 holiday lettings near Franschhoek. From 16 Houses to 16 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Franschhoek is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Franschhoek?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Franschhoek. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Huguenot Memorial Museum: 140 holiday lettings
  • Huguenot Monument: 151 holiday lettings
  • Franschhoek Wine Tram: 142 holiday lettings
  • Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve: 94 holiday lettings
  • De Zalze Golf Club: 284 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Franschhoek listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Franschhoek?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 16 Houses in Franschhoek. Our other popular types of Franschhoek holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 12 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I rent mountain rentals in Franschhoek?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 26 mountain rentals in Franschhoek. You have also many other possibilities in Franschhoek area, including:

  • Village rentals: 22 holiday rentals
  • Golf course rentals: 21 holiday rentals
  • Rural rentals: 16 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Franschhoek?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 2 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Franschhoek. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental Cottage House in Franschhoek, South Africa, Your Home Away from Home

    Lying approximately 20 miles to the east of the historic town of Stellenbosch, in South Africa, is the beautiful town of Franschhoek. The town is a hidden gem for travellers and those that are not in the know are missing out on one of the most peaceful yet busy towns to be found in the Western Cape area. A Franschhoek holiday rental cottage not only provides you with all of the amenities you need to have a comfortable stay, it also acts as the perfect base in which to lay your head after a busy and memorable day out.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Franschhoek, South Africa

    Although the town is considered quite small there are plenty of activities to enjoy, particularly as Franschhoek sits on the edge of the Haweqwa Nature reserve. Amongst the many activities available on a Franschhoek holiday is bird watching, white-water rafting, hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, horse riding, mountaineering, golf and water tubing.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Franschhoek, South Africa

    If you have enough energy left to venture further afield than your Franschhoek holiday rental cottage, then it is worth taking the 45 minute road journey to the town of Grabouw. Situated in the Elgin Valley, Grabouw is one of the major centres of the Elgin Valley region for fruit production. Due to this, visitors can enjoy browsing round the Elgin Apple Museum which is situated in one of the town’s oldest buildings. The last weekend in the month of October also sees a large festival held in the town. The Elgin Festival attracts many visitors and is filled with displays of flowers, wine, fruit and other local products.

    Weather in Franschhoek, South Africa

    If a Franschhoek holiday is looking to be a very exciting option for you and your travelling companions, then you will be eager to learn about the town’s weather. Franschhoek benefits from a wonderful Mediterranean climate, allowing for warm summers and mild, wet winters. The majority of travellers book a Franschhoek holiday from the month of November through to the month of March as these months offer up temperatures of as much as 25 degrees Celsius. If you do not like too much heat, then it is recommended that you visit during the winter months when the maximum daytime temperature is 19 degrees Celsius. The annual rainfall amount for Franschhoek is approximately 18 inches.

    Travel to Franschhoek, South Africa

    Travellers will find that it is very easy to start their Franschhoek holiday by arriving at Cape Town International Airport (CPT) which is just over an hour’s journey from the town. There are several air operators that have regular, affordable flights to Cape Town Airport including Virgin Atlantic, South African Airways, British Airways, KLM and Emirates. Passengers can leave the UK from most of the major airports up and down the country such as Cardiff (CWL), Belfast (BFS), Heathrow (LHR), Edinburgh (EDI) and Liverpool (LPL).

    Activities and attractions in Franschhoek

    Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Franschhoek a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Franschhoek Wine Tram (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
    • La Motte Estate (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Boschendal Estate (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
    • L'Ormarins Estate Wines (7.4 mi / 12 km)
    • Solms-Delta Wine Estate (8.1 mi / 13 km)
    • Allee Bleue Estate (8.7 mi / 14 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Franschhoek

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Franschhoek. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
    • Hottentots-Holland Nature Reserve (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
    • Jonkershoek Nature Reserve (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
    • University of Stellenbosch Botanical Garden (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
    • Paarl Rock (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
    • Butterfly World Tropical Garden (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)