The Witzenberg Valley
Image courtesy of Norman Collins
The Witzenberg Valley is a mere 90 minute drive from Cape town and situated in the heart of the Cape winelands. 60 minutes from Stellenbosch and part of the Route 62, the valley is the ideal stop over between the cape coasts or a great alternative drive to the N1 highway. Explore the road less travelled, we guarantee you will be enchanted!
Holidaying at the coastal villages of Yzerfontein and Langebaan? Why not explore inland and experience our majestic mountains, fabulous horses, award winning wines and more, less than 100 kms away!
The picturesque and majestic valley is home to the towns of Ceres, Tulbagh, Wolseley, Prince Alfred Hamlet and Op-die-Berg.
Easily accessible to many local towns, villages and scenic routes. The Witzenberg valley is famous for his award-winning wines, export fruit production and more recently olive production. Majestic mountains surround the valley, with the Great Winterhoek towering at over 2077m above sea level! The mountain peaks are frequently snow-capped in winter.
The museums, block houses and historic Church street (with a record number of National Monuments) offer fascinating insights into the rich history of this area.
The valley is also famous for its diverse flora, including several endangered vegetation types. Spring in the Witzenberg Valley is not to be missed with its multitude of flowers and blossoming fruit trees. Tulbagh hosts an annual Spring Horse and Flower Show to display some of the areas diverse flora.
The Witzenberg Valley is a wonderful country holiday destination with something for everyone. Accommodation varies from luxury to camping and a variety of restaurants offer meals from gourmet to pizza...
With unsurpassed views, modern facilities and easy access to major routes, towns and cities, the valley has also become a sought after wedding and conference location.
Great sites with more information on Tulbagh, Wolseley and Ceres
For regular updates and behind the scenes peeks of the Witzenberg Valley, we highly recommend joining the Wow Witzenberg facebook page
Have a look at our list of local Accommodation, Restaurants & Activities
Excellent Cape Travel Guide.
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