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Stellenbosch: Guided Historical Walking Tour

1. Stellenbosch: Guided Historical Walking Tour

Explore the “village of the oaks" with its shady oak avenues bordered by the water furrows of the Mill Stream. Admire the charm and harmony of the Cape Dutch Architecture and listen to tales about the colorful inhabitants across the four centuries of the town’s existence. Discover where Simon van der Stel, the town’s colonial founder, set up camp on the Eerste River, and where the river got its name. Perhaps you'll meet an angel at the "Angel Factory," or a ghost in the graveyard of the ”Moederkerk.” Amble The Braak, or village green, with its historical buildings surrounding it on 3 sides, and Dorp Street, the oldest residential street in South Africa. Learn about the famous graduates of Stellenbosch University, who include prime ministers and sportsmen alike. Over the course of the 1.5-hour tour, gain local insights into one of South Africa’s most historic towns.

From Stellenbosch: Guided Vineyard Walk in the Winelands

2. From Stellenbosch: Guided Vineyard Walk in the Winelands

Meander through the private vineyards of the Western Cape and get a closer look at the red and white wine cultivars. Learn about the growth of the vines, and all that goes into creating a delicious wine. Differentiate between a Cab Sauv and a Pinot Noir. Get to know wine valley by walking through the vineyards, private to the public. Gain nuanced knowledge about each grape from your guide and prepare for a tasting of some of the best wines at two of the vineyards. Enjoy the scene of the surrounding mountains and lush valleys while spotting interpretive signs that show the difference between Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir grapes. Explore a cellar with a guided tour and orientation, sip on a glass of wine.

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What people are saying about Stellenbosch

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The guide was really nice and the tour was really interesting. Learned a lot about the colonial background of Stellenbosch.

Very informative but with an injection of fun from a really lovely guide. Just the right length of time as well.

John was a great guide. He gave many exciting insides. Would I book the tour again? Definitely yes!

Enjoyable walk and very knowledgable guide who kept things interesting

Very informative and detailed. A most enjoyable tour.