The Franschhoek area offers incredible outdoor recreation such as golfing, fly and trout fishing, hiking and magnificent walks. After a day filled with sightseeing and activities, Fleur du Soleil is the perfect retreat for relaxing and watching the sunset within peaceful surroundings and luxurious rooms.
Solms Delta Museum van de Caab
The social history of the 325-year-old estate is displayed in a museum in the original wine cellar, dating back to 1740. This is a few yards from a recently excavated Later Stone Age settlement site, and the exposed foundations of a 1680s hunting lodge, one of the oldest buildings in the Cape.
The Franschhoek Motor Museum
The Franschhoek Motor Museum offers visitors a special opportunity to look back at more than 100 years of motoring history with its unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia in the magnificent setting of L’Ormarins.
The Franschhoek Wine Tram
The Franschhoek Wine Tram hop-on hop-off tour is one of the best ways to discover the true essence of the Franschhoek Valley – picturesque vineyards, breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world-class cuisine, fine wines and a 300 year history.
The Franschhoek Village Market
The Franschhoek Village Market is a Bohemian Food & Craft Market. They are open every Saturday from 9am-2pm under the trees of the Church hall in Franschhoek.
Franschhoek’s Patrysfontein Dam
(Referred to by some as Reservoir Dam) , is in walking distance from Fleur du Soleil Guesthouse, about 200metres up the road.
It is a beautiful space for a daily walk. Trees, grass and flowers surround it and people come to walk, fish, look at the water birds and just sit and relax. Among the birds you will see a number of raptors like the Spotted Eagle Owl, African Harriet-hawk and Yellowbilled Kite ; those that breed on the dam and the island on the eastern side are Egyptian Geese, Red-knobbed Coots, Giant Kingfisher, various sugar birds, Cape Weavers, Hadeda Ibis and Common Moorhen.