Franschhoek was established in the late 1600’s and is steeped in history, some of it not so savoury but history is history and should never be hidden. Our Franschhoek Historical Village Walk will tell you all about it.

@ 62 Huguenot Rd, Franschhoek

R200/R450 Children/Adults

Minimum 2 guests per booking till 31 Aug 2020

Daily Trips: 10am and 2pm

2 hours

Departs Daily at 10am & 2pm

From the Franschhoek Adventure Centre. Scheduled Pickups Available upon Request.

Details & Itinerary

Who first lived here and which iconic animal did they share the valley with? What was the village’s role at the beginning of the Apartheid era? Why don’t we speak French in our “French Corner”? All these questions and more answered.

Many of the houses still occupied today have been around for centuries. Learn about the people who first colonized the valley as well as about those that were originally here and see the town with a new appreciation. Easy, non-strenuous walking.

What You Should Bring


  • Drinking water preferably in a reusable water bottle
  • Cellphone Camera for magical memories and Social Media sharing


  • Good walking shoes
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Sunhat
  • Sunscreen
  • Light wind or rain jacket for winter.
Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Entrance fees where applicable
  • A qualified, knowledgeable Guide


  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
Fitness Level

Guests must be able to walk for 2 hours (approximately 5kms).

It is an easy, leisurely walk so moderate fitness is required.

Pick Up & Drop Off

We depart from and return to the Franschhoek Adventure Centre which is at Shop 5, upstairs @ 62 Huguenot Rd, Franschhoek (right next to the Tourism Office).

Duration & Cost

Duration: 2 Hours

Price: Minimum of 2 pax per booking

R 900.00 per couple

R 450.oo per extra adult

R 200.00 per child (5 – 12)