The stylish Constantia region is located in the Cape’s oldest Winelands, famous for its fascinating history, culture and natural beauty.
The stylish Constantia region is located in the Cape’s oldest Winelands. Constantia was home to the Cape Governor Simon van der Stel, who constructed the country’s first vineyards and is also well-known for its excellent Sauvignon Blanc Wines.
The Cape Winelands is a popular region and a favourite for many tourists. Constantia is one of the oldest winemaking regions in the Cape, and a tour at one of the many farms in the area is truly an unforgettable experience. The history and culture of winemaking in the Cape region is extremely fascinating and a must for anyone interested in the historic culture of wine production.
After a wonderful day of sampling the many world-class wines, take a walk through one of the leafy parks, or have a meal at one of the many restaurants. While you are sipping on a glass of superb wine and admiring the beautiful Vineyards, it is difficult to believe that you are less than 30 minutes away from the heart of Cape Town. Kirstenbosch is situated close to Constantia and it’s definitely worth visiting. It has been voted as one of the world’s top picnic spots by National Geographic Magazine and the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is famous for its beauty as well as the assortment of Cape flora in full bloom during spring time.
Kirstenbosch is situated close to Constantia and it’s definitely worth visiting. It has been voted as one of the world’s top picnic spots by National Geographic Magazine and the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is famous for its beauty as well as the assortment of Cape flora in full bloom during spring time.
- Explore all the little farm stalls and delis
- Wine tours
- Golf courses
- Relax and rejuvenate at one of the spas
- Scenic walks on the slopes of Table Mountain
- Food and wine festivals
- Enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants in the area
- The Table Mountain National Park
The mild Cape climate ensures that Constantia is the perfect region to enjoy outdoor excursions for most of the year, but the best time to visit Constantia is between February and April when the peak tourist season is over, but the weather is still pleasant. The winter weather is not too bad with sunny days and temperatures that remain above 8º C.
There are numerous accommodation options as well as an abundance of restaurants in the area.
- Fabulous restaurants
- Superb hotels
- Striking wine farms
- Spectacular views of the valley
- Ancient trees and beautiful gardens
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