Overview

Stellenbosch is the second oldest and most scenically attractive and historically preserved town in southern Africa.  It is also the heart of the Cape Winelands, South Africa's premier wine region.

The town is located on the banks of the Eerste River and is also known as 'Eikestad' (Oak City) because of its oak tree lined streets.

Stellenbosch Tourist Attractions;

The main attraction is the wine production, which rank among the best in the world. The mild weather makes it suitable for wine-growing and the region has won many international awards over the years.  Also distilled here is the excellent South African brandy.