Stellenbosch is your gateway to the magnificent Cape Winelands, so make sure that you visit Thrifty before your trip to secure car hire. Stellenbosch is one of the most scenic areas in the Western Cape, with stunning mountains providing the backdrop to rolling, green vineyards.
Stellenbosch boasts the oldest wine route in South Africa and is also home to some of the most famous estates in the country. The beauty continues into neighbouring Paarl, while the renowned restaurants of Franschhoek are also conveniently close.
During your stay, here are a few of the attractions that you should consider visiting in Stellenbosch:
The main attraction of Stellenbosch is certainly the wine route. Enjoy a wine tasting tour at Die Bergkelder, which was built in 1968, then move on to Bellevue Estate, which has won numerous awards. You will need more than one day to see the entire route, so make sure that you organise a designated driver!
University of Stellenbosch:
Stellenbosch is a student town, so why not stop by the historic university. It also boasts a botanical gardens, making it a good stop to enjoy a relaxing day outdoors, whether you just want a quiet cup of coffee or a romantic lunch.
De Zalze Golf Club:
There is one sport that goes perfectly with scenic beauty, and that is golf. Cape Town boasts some of South Africa’s most challenging and picturesque courses, so be sure to pack your golf clubs ahead of your visit to the Western Cape.
Before leaving on your trip, make sure that you have found the perfect vehicle for your journey. With Thrifty, you can reserve the vehicle of your choice in just a minute, so check out our wide range of options for car hire – Stellenbosch will become your playground!