Make The Owner’s Cottage at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate your go-to destination when next you visit Franschhoek and take advantage of their new accommodation packages tailor-made with options for every taste. Discover cultural gems with the Heritage package created for those with unforgettable adventures for thrill-seekers.
The Heritage package offers a two night’s accommodation at the Owner’s Cottage with a bottle of Grande Provence wine, coffee and handmade nougat awaiting your arrival. Your stay includes full day Franschhoek Heritage tour centred on cultural treasures.
The tour starts off with a visit to the local Groendal community, a crèche visit and a trip to Die Teesakkie, a local Restaurant in Groendal to enjoy morning or afternoon tea in Auntie Ruth’s garden with a slice of her famous carrot cake.
Next you will head off to Solms-Delta wine estate to explore the slave heritage of the area. Some of the cultural highlights include visiting prominent Franschhoek landmarks such as the Huguenot Memorial Museum and Monument as well as the Mandela Statue at the Drakenstein Correctional Service.
To complete this unforgettable experience, expect to be treated to pre-dinner oysters and Grande Provence Méthode Cap Classique, followed by a delectable four-course Heritage Tasting dinner paired with Grande Provence flagship wines. The menu offers a wide selection of fresh, local ingredients expertly prepared with Chef Marvin Robyn’s own twist on South African heirloom recipes.
Nature lovers will be treated to a selection of tailor-made activities including a scooter ride through the beautiful nature reserve at Mont Rochelle and sight-seeing picturesque Franschhoek on an electric bicycle or e-bike.
Discover the best panoramic views while on the zipline canopy tour in Elgin. The zipline takes you from one platform to the next along a series of steel cables set amongst magnificent natural surroundings, followed by two wine tastings in the Elgin Valley.
After these outdoor experiences, guests can enjoy a four-course Heritage Tasting dinner and a country-style gourmet picnic.