Situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands, Franschhoek is renowned as the wine and gourmet capital of South Africa. From Clermont you can experience the many award winning restaurants and explore the beautiful wine estates. The village main road of Franschhoek, less than one kilometre away, is lined with dozens of restaurants, art galleries and speciality shops. The famous Franschhoek Wine Tram offers a novel way to tour the many wineries in the Franschhoek valley.
Life on the Farm
Time is your own to take a walk through the vineyards and orchards flanked with roses and stroll down the lavender walk to the picnic table at the river. Enjoy a bottle of wine and some local cheese. Enjoy the swimming pool and tennis court or head to the boules court for a traditional game of Pétanque.
Private Tours of the Region
Private tours and wine tastings at the wineries in the surrounding areas can be arranged.
Horse Riding, Cycling and Walking
Franschhoek is surrounded by wonderful walking and biking trails that can be explored on your own or with a guide. Horse riding, cycling and walking excursions can be arranged.
Tee offs can be arranged at nearby Boschenmeer Golf Club and Pearl Valley Golf Club.
Festivals and Events
There are many festivals and events taking place throughout the year in Franschhoek and Auberge Clermont is a perfect base for you to enjoy them. You can find out more information at the Franschhoek Wine Valley Tourism site