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When visiting the Western Cape, no visit would be complete without visiting Franschhoek, which is nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape winelands. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and top chefs create international cuisine. Here breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world class cuisine and the finest wines all combine to create lasting memories.

The Penthouse at Bijoux Square is perfectly situated in Huguenot Road, the main street running through Franschhoek and you cannot fail to be delighted by this stunning apartment.

Franschhoek is a place of immense natural beauty which you can explore. The Franschhoek Pass offers stupendous views of the valley, village and the towering Simonsberg mountain. Take a drive up there in the early morning or in the evening for a superb viewing experience.

A popular weekly activity is to visit the Village Market where the community meets each Saturday under the trees in the NG Kerk Grounds. Delicious food, wines, crafts, art and live entertainment are available for your enjoyment. Here you can meet locals and tourists. The varied stalls provide delicious foods and drink, art, jewelry and a wide variety of crafts. It is a place where visitors can enjoy some fine foods, the best coffee and shop for treasures in arts and crafts.

Visiting a Wine Estate for wine tasting is obviously a must do thing in Franschhoek, especially if you like good wines. The Tram Wine trails are simply a must.

Accommodation at The Penthouse at Bijoux Square:
The Penthouse at Bijou Square is large, with exceptionally high ceilings and a fabulous location.

Master bedroom
- King size bed with fitted wardrobes
- Luxury Bed Linen
- Air-conditioning unit
- En-suite bathroom with bath and shower
- Bathrobes and quality soaps etc

Bedroom Two
- Two twin beds and fitted wardrobes
- Luxury Bed Linen
- Air-conditioning unit
- En-suite bathroom with bath and shower
- Bathrobes and quality soaps etc

Living Room
- Dining Table and seating for eight people
- Sofa and chairs
- DSTV Explorer and DVD player
- French doors onto small private balcony

Kitchen - all one room from Living Room
- Fully equipped with modern appliances
- Fridge/freezer
- Microwave
- Quality cutlery and crockery
- Dishwasher
- Le Creuset saucepans
- Nespresso machine/cafetierre
- Breakfast bar

- Small private balcony


There are also numerous trails in the area for those who just love riding horses.

For those who like to explore the village and the valley without using a car, you can hire a bike from Franschhoek Cycles. For those who like mountain biking there are a few mountain trails around the Berg River Dam area. Franschhoek Cycles also offer Spinning Classes.

For the more adventurous and energetic one can hike from the valley up the pass on the Cats se Pad trail as well as into the Mont Rochelle Mountain Reserve which is accessed from the top of the Pass. The view from the top of Mont Rochelle is well worth the effort to get there. View our Gallery below.

Breathtaking scenery, warm hospitality, South Africa's Gourmet Capital, fine wines, distinctive artists, and a small village atmosphere. These are the hallmarks of the picturesque Franschhoek Wine Valley, situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands.

Taking these unique qualities into account visitors will be further enlightened to all that this area has to offer with a leisurely journey along the recently launched Franschhoek Wine Valley Food & Wine Route. This exciting initiative builds on Franschhoek's reputation as the Gourmet Capital of South Africa, taking the concept of a food and wine experience to an entirely new level. Offering visitors an array of innovative food, wine and lifestyle experiences is truly unique to the Cape Winelands.

Facilities & Services available:

Honeymoon Couples
Fireplace on the Premises

Cancellation Policy:

- Cancellation up to 30 days prior to arrival full refund
- Cancellation up to 15 days prior to arrival 50% refund
- Cancellation less than 7 days prior to arrival - no refund

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