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As the saying goes, there are three things that matter in property: location, location, location. Our position is pretty perfect with panoramic views over the town of Franschhoek so it never fails to meet all three criteria. But it's not just the views that draw in the visitors, as the area's reputation for excellent food and wine is well justified.
They've even solved that perennial problem when visiting wine regions: someone always needs to stay sober to drive between vineyards. Luckily the Franschhoek wine tram literally rides to the rescue, linking up 12 properties - including Mont Rochelle of course - with regular departures throughout the day. The track was first laid down in 1904 to transport produce to market and was in continuous use until the 1990s when traffic shifted entirely to the roads. A restoration effort saw the tram relaunched in 2012, and although some of the gaps are now supplemented by a bus, it's a quirky and fun way to get to know the area and some of its history at the same time.
Our team can point you in the right direction for the wine tram, but of course, if you just want to relax, start with a complimentary wine tasting that's included as part of your stay.
Mont Rochelle: Eat, Sleep, Repeat!
30th September 2019
Mont Rochelle: Discover the Winelands and the wildlife
16th July 2019
Mont Rochelle: The perfect winter in the Winelands
20th May 2019
Mont Rochelle: Takes gold at the London Wine Competition
15th May 2019
Mont Rochelle: Sizzles this summer with Braai lunches
7th January 2019
Mont Rochelle: Farm Worker Of The Year Awards 2018
2nd October 2018
Mont Rochelle: Cape Town is filling up!
13th September 2018
Mont Rochelle: "Cape Town is open for business"
2nd July 2018
Guest blogger: I Love Foodies shares their Miko experience
11th June 2018
Mont Rochelle: Wine, dine and unwind with live music at Miko
28th May 2018