South African wines have a strong reputation across the world, and many of the finest are produced in the Cape Town region, more specifically in the beautiful vineyards and wonderful estates of the Franschhoek Valley where most of the wine farm in Cape Town lye. This glorious place was populated 300 years ago by French settlers who brought with them the expertise that still prevails today in wine making, having seen the potential for successful vineyards. Many of the estates here were founded in that era, and you can enjoy visits to them on the fascinating and exciting Franschhoek Valley Wine Tram.
Even if wine is just a passing interest for you the Wine Tram makes a great day out; you can choose between four possible routes that showcase the sheer beauty of the Franschhoek Valley, and the tram stops at many wine making estates along the way. Adults are treated to two complimentary wine tasting sessions at selected estates, in which they will be offered two or three fine wines to taste, and you can also choose to dine in one of the fine restaurants that the estates are also home to. Children will enjoy the fun ride as the tram takes you on a tour through the beautiful valley scenery some of the best Cape Town attractions.
The rich history of the Franschhoek Valley is based firmly in the established estates, and it is worth exploring for this reason alone. You are free to get on and off at any of the many stops along the way, and you will find a wealth of interesting features to enjoy. For visitors to the Cape Town region the Wine Tram is simply not to be missed, so check out the website now for more information or to book your seats on this popular, informative and highly enjoyable tour through the South African vineyards.