Cathbert Country Inn

4 out of 5 stars4 Stars

Franschhoek Rd (Route R45), Entrance on “Vrede & Lust Wine Estate”, Franschhoek, 7670, South Africa
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Travel Tips for Franschhoek

Franschhoek; The little French village!!!

by Marleen_


Franschhoek (Dutch (spelling before 1947): "French corner") is a small town in the Western Cape Province and one of the oldest towns of the Republic of South Africa.


The valley was originally settled in 1688 by French Huguenot refugees, many of whom were given land by the Dutch government in a valley called Olifantshoek ("Elephants' corner"), so named because of the vast herds of elephants that roamed the area.

The name of the area soon changed to Franschhoek, with many of the settlers naming their new farms after the areas in France from which they came. La Motte, La Cotte, Cabriere, Provence, Chamonix, Dieu Donne and La Dauphine were among some of the first established farms — most of which still retain their original farm houses today. These farms have grown into renowned wineries.

The Huguenot MonumentThis heritage is preserved today with the Huguenot Monument standing at the top of the village. The museum nearby chronicles the history of the first settlers, with each of the original Huguenot farms having its own fascinating story to tell.

The Cape Dutch architecture in much of the village is unspoilt, with restrictions having been placed on the extent of renovations and new construction in order to preserve the spirit of the original settlers to the area.


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