La Rochelle Tours

La Rochelle Tours offers specialised Wine and Gourmet Tours within the Cape Winelands of South Africa.
They are based in Franschhoek with qualified tour guides.
There’s a reason why they are number 1 on Tripadvisor…

Franschhoek Wine Tram

The Franschhoek Wine Tram hop-on hop-off tour is a great way 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.


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. Across the length and breadth of Southern Africa, only one place can adequately portray the evolution of the automobile, The Franschhoek Motor Museum.

Please note it is best to visit by appointment, although you can always try your luck.

In-Room Spa Treatments

Please view the In-Room Spa Menu and book direct with Zelda on 082-726 7592

In-room spa menu

Spa Treatments at Leeu Estate


The Spa at Mont Rochelle

Franschhoek Health Club

With the combination of top range equipment, volume, variety of aerobic classes and professional trainers The Franschhoek Health Club has the fundamental basis on which this exclusive boutique gym can deliver.

A day pass is free for guests of Plumwood Inn. No bookings needed. Kindly note to take a towel with you.

Franschhoek Village Market

At the Franschhoek Village Market, you can spend a day with family and friends, enjoying good food and drink, quality craft, upbeat live music and good times under the historic Oak trees. 

Join us every Saturday from 9am to 3pm (weather permitting). You’ll find us in the centre of Franschhoek. Free entry and parking.

Please note that most traders only accept cash and SnapScan. Limited credit card facilities. (ATMs are within walking distance.)

The Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden

Located between two worlds, one wild and one tamed, the Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden borders the manicured suburbs of Stellenbosch and a rugged mountain wilderness where leopard still roam.
In this garden of private myth, the artist explores the Jungian notion of ‘the wilderness within’. More than 60 sculptures constituting a comprehensive record of his artistic development thus far have been carefully sited along 4 km of paths.

By appointment only.


Dating back to 1692, Babylonstoren is a historic Cape Dutch farm that boasts one of the best preserved farmyards in the Cape. Beloved for its magnificent garden that is laid out over 3,5 hectares, the garden is divided into 15 sections that comprise fruit, vegetables, berries, bees for pollinating, indigenous plants, fragrant lawns, a prickly pear maze, ducks and chickens, and more. A secluded path runs along the stream where thousands of Clivias flower in spring. The garden also boasts a plethora of trees of historical and botanical import. Every aspect of Babylonstoren are led by the ever-changing tapestry and botanical diversity of the garden.


Boschendal Wine Estate might be one of the Western Cape’s oldest wine farms, but there’s plenty of new and exciting things happening on the farm.

You can expect live music, fresh farm produce, food stalls and other artisanal stands filled with handmade local products and a beautiful local is lekker vibe. Come live the farm under the starlight every Friday evening in summer.


Looking for the best hiking trails in Franschhoek? Whether you’re getting ready to hike, bike, trail run, or explore other outdoor activities, AllTrails has 18 scenic trails in the Franschhoek area. Enjoy hand-curated trail maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. Check out some trails with historic sights or adventure through the nature areas surrounding Franschhoek that are perfect for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts at any skill level.


Ride in the most scenic area of the Western Cape on purebred Arabian Horses with guide Pieter Hugo, SA National Team Endurance Rider (Springbok).

For Experienced or Novice Riders (Beginners)


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