Destination guide

Cozy Franschhoek will entice you

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Franschhoek. Renowned for its gardens, hiking and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Franschhoek a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Franschhoek

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

  • 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)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Franschhoek

The nearest airport is in Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.), located 30.2 mi (48.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Franschhoek?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 115 vacation rentals near Franschhoek. From 43 Houses to 12 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Franschhoek for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Franschhoek?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Franschhoek:

  • Somerset West: 157 vacation rentals
  • Strand: 60 vacation rentals
  • Gordons Bay: 81 vacation rentals
  • Cape Farms: 119 vacation rentals
  • Bellville: 27 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Franschhoek?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Franschhoek. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Boschendal Estate: 217 vacation rentals
  • L'Ormarins Estate Wines: 251 vacation rentals
  • Franschhoek Wine Tram: 169 vacation rentals
  • The Franschhoek Motor Museum: 265 vacation rentals
  • Allee Bleue Estate: 266 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Franschhoek?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Houses in Franschhoek. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Franschhoek include:

  • Villas: 12 rentals available
  • Cottages: 16 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 38 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Franschhoek?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 71 vacation rentals with pool available in Franschhoek. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.