Wine farms in Franschhoek are renowned, giving the town a reputation for housing one of the world's most beautiful wine valleys. Traditionally a French town, Franschhoek is the food and wine capital of the country, and one would be hard-pressed to dispute the claim. This quaint town is suitable for all budgets. Only one hour out of Cape Town, it's centrally located to enjoy the wonderful pleasures of the Western Cape. With a collection of art galleries, wine farms, and stylish guesthouses thrown in, it really is one of the loveliest towns in the Cape."