Stellenbosch is the ideal destination for singles, honeymooners and families as there is plenty to see and do for all ages, including routes and activities for children.
Plan your itinerary around how much time you have on hand and decide whether you prefer a guided tour or setting off under your own steam. The best way to discover Stellenbosch is on foot. Shopping is a treat as it is geared towards tourism and offers a plethora of gifts, keepsakes and treasures.
The town has a proud sporting heritage and serves up a variety of sport. For the avid golfer there is a choice of three, 18-hole world-class golf courses and six more within 30 minutes’ drive of the town.
For the epicurean there are guided or self-drive wine-tasting tours and some wine farms offer additional entertainment such as horse and carriage rides and wildlife excursions.
The newly-established Route 360 is not a geographical route, but a cultural experience. Collect a map from the Stellenbosch 360 office at 36 Market Street, and have fun planning your own Route 360 itinerary.
What not to miss when I'm in Stellenbosch for the day.
The best way to discover historic and unique Stellenbosch is on foot. Meet with a local guide at the Stellenbosch 360 office, 36 Market Street (tours depart at 11h00 and 15h00 daily), or purchase a ‘Stellenbosch on Foot’ map, that is available in Afrikaans, English, German and French, and discover the town at your leisure.
I am in Stellenbosch for three days - what can I do?
First of all, orientate yourself and explore historic and scenically beautiful Stellenbosch on foot. There are tours from the Stellenbosch 360 office daily at 11h00 and 15h00, or purchase a ‘Stellenbosch on Foot’ map and set forth on your own journey of discovery.
I am in Stellenbosch for six days - what can I do?
Stellenbosch's cultural heritage is unsurpassed and is depicted in local art galleries, antique shops and the Village Museum. Oak-lined, historic Stellenbosch boasts many examples of Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian architecture and the best way to discover the town’s treasures, is to stroll along the shady lanes, camera in hand. The Stellenbosch University campus is strewn throughout the town and boasts fine architecture, rolling lawns and beautiful gardens.