7 days in Western Cape Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Cape trip planner
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Worcester
— 1 night
Drive
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Wellington
— 1 night
Drive
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Darling
— 1 night
Drive
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Paarl
— 1 night
Drive
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Stellenbosch
— 1 night
Drive
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Grabouw
— 1 night

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Worcester — 1 night

Worcester is a town in the Western Cape, South Africa. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): do a tasting at Stettyn Cellar, try your luck at Golden Valley Casino, and then admire the natural beauty at Karoo Desert Garden. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Arabella Wines and then learn about winemaking at Marbrin Olive Growers.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Worcester tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Worcester. In December in Worcester, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Wellington.
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Wellington — 1 night

Wellington is a town in the Western Cape Winelands, a 45-minute drive from Cape Town, in South Africa with a population of approximately 62,000. For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Wellington route planning website.

You can drive from Worcester to Wellington in an hour. December in Wellington sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Darling.
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Darling — 1 night

Darling is a small town in a farming area on the west coast region of the Western Cape, about 75 km from Cape Town.By the beginning of the 18th century about 29 farmers lived in an area called Groenkloof and on one of these farms, Langfontein, Darling was founded in 1853. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): look for gifts at The Darling Wine Shop, see the interesting displays at !Khwa ttu, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Darling Brew.

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You can drive from Wellington to Darling in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Paarl.
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Paarl — 1 night

Pearl of the Winelands

The town of Paarl remains best known for its landscape, dominated by a gargantuan granite outcrop--it's also notable as the birthplace of the Afrikaans language.
To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Paarl trip planning app.

You can drive from Darling to Paarl in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 29th (Thu), you're off to Stellenbosch.
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Stellenbosch — 1 night

City of Oaks

Straddling the banks of the Eerste River, the university town of Stellenbosch enjoys international fame for its renowned wine estates and gourmet restaurants.
On the 29th (Thu), get curious at Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, examine the collection at Franschhoek Motor Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Boschendal Wine Estate.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Stellenbosch trip planning app.

Stellenbosch is just a short distance from Paarl. December in Stellenbosch sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grabouw.
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Grabouw — 1 night

Grabouw is a mid-sized town located in the Western Cape province of South Africa.Grabouw is located some 65 km south-east of Cape Town, over Sir Lowry's Pass from Somerset West, along the N2 highway. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): do a tasting at Iona Wine Farm, then take in nature's colorful creations at Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally make a trip to Elgin Railway Market. On the next day, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Honingklip Brewery & Restaurant, then browse the fresh offerings at Houw Hoek Farm Stall, and then stop by Peregrine Farm Stall.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grabouw trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Stellenbosch to Grabouw takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Grabouw are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C.
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Western Cape travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Mountains · Nature & Parks
Shifting landscapes of towering mountains, patchworks of farmlands, and sandy beaches draw visitors from all around the world to the Western Cape. Delve into the bustling commercial and industrial center of Cape Town, or tour quaint wineries dotting the countryside, where you'll receive a warm welcome and plenty of gastronomic delights. Active vacations in the Western Cape make the most of a large number of outdoor activities and extreme sports, such as bungee-jumping, 4x4 driving, and jeep safaris through the region's wilderness.
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