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The Franschhoek Bastille Festival

Published: April 22, 2016 12:05 pm

You better start thinking about your red, white and blue outfit.  The Franschhoek Bastille festival is around the corner!


This year’s festival takes place on the 16th and 17th July and as always; The Food & Wine Marquee, set against the backdrop of the historic Huguenot Monument, is the place to be.

Sample the outstanding Franschhoek wines on offer or treat your palate with the selection of mouth watering gourmet treats available to purchase from some of Franschhoek’s well-known eateries.


Besides amazing food and wine and breathtaking views there will be caricature artists, a barrel rolling competition and lots more fun for the whole family.

Just R200 per person will get you a ticket to the food and wine Marquee, the ticket includes entry, a tasting glass, a booklet of 5 tasting coupons (you can purchase additional coupons on the day), as well as a R20 wine voucher which can be redeemed on the day.

barrel comp

If you would like to make the most out of the weekend, why not consider packing a bag and staying in Franschhoek for the weekend.  Click Here for some accommodation options.

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