Franschhoek, Western Cape, South Africa

ZAR 2,950.00

Apartment Per night | Sleeps 4 Guests | Self-Catering

2 Bedrooms
Franschhoek Accommodation
Fine Restaurants
Backup Power
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Luxury Stay

Sorbonne 1 is situated in Franschhoek, 80 km to the east of Cape Town, South Africa.

This luxury self-catering apartment, a mere 10 minute stroll from the village square, is well appointed with two bedrooms that sleep up to 4 guests.

Both bedrooms are tastefully decorated with soft furnishings and well fitted bathrooms. The main bedroom features a double bed with a relaxing bathtub. The guest room has two single beds and a shower.

We have full backup power too!

Relax & Unwind

Spend summer days relaxing on the patio, which includes a Weber gas braai. The comfy living room includes a 42’ Smart TV with Netflix and DSTV.

The kitchen is fully equipped and includes a BIBO water filtration bar, Nespresso coffee machine and dishwasher.

WIFI is available and included during your stay. Safe parking in the complex with access to the communal swimming pool. Unfortunately no pets or children under 13 years of age.

The Ultimate Cape Destination

Wine & Dine

The fertile Franschhoek Wine Valley is home to some of South Africa’s noble cultivars and classic styles. These range from superb whites such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Semillon and Chenin Blanc, to the full-bodied reds of Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Pinot Noir and Merlot.

Things to do

Franschhoek may be South Africa’s Culinary Capital, but you are bound to want to explore further than the award-winning restaurants and wineries. If the options are simply too many for you to decide, contact one of the local tour operators who have distilled what’s available into itineraries for all tastes.

Franschhoek Wine Tram

Experience a unique and leisurely way to see the Franschhoek Valley as you journey through rolling vineyards in a double-decker tram and open-air tram-bus stopping at some of South Africa’s oldest and most distinguished wine estates.

This combination of tram and bus transports passengers around a loop of stops allowing you to hop off and experience activities like wine tastings, cellar tours, lunch or simply a stroll through the vineyards. Franschhoek Wine Tram offers eight hop-on hop-off tours giving passengers a variety of wines, views and experiences to enjoy. Each tour is colour coded to make it easy to choose and follow. The tour takes passengers right into the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, with a narration focusing on the history of Franschhoek and wine cultivation in the valley and unparalleled views of the valley and vineyards.

In addition to the hop-on hop-off tour, a curated wine experience is also available to passengers who wish to spend more time to learn more about local grape varieties, cultivars and aspects of viticulture. The curated tour includes a lunch, wine tastings and a wine pairing.

Franschhoek Rond en Bont

This route allows visitors to experience the diversity of our beautiful valley. Our various communities’ welcome visitors with open arms and they are eager to share their heritage. The route boasts a rich cultural history.

Die Teesakkie

Enjoy a morning or afternoon tea in Ruth Paulse’s beautiful garden set amongst fruit trees and a vegetable garden. Ruth is famous for her delectable carrot cake and her produce is likely to come fresh from her own garden.

Franschhoek Medicinal Garden

Touch, feel and taste Guided Tour. Walk with an authentic Cape Bush Doctor and explore the many indigenous medicinal plants. Learn about plant recognition, traditional uses, harvesting methods and many more!

The Khoi-San Kraal

Visit the Cochocqua Stam at in Wemmershoek and experience their traditional food, herbs and historical stories.


Franschhoek boasts some of South Africa’s ‘Top 100’ restaurants and has become known as the country’s Culinary Capital, providing visitors with a memorable dining experience. Leading chefs create everything from cutting-edge cuisine to stylish light meals, using only the freshest local produce paired with superb local wines.

Franschhoek is also a member of The Délice Network of Good Food Cities of the World. Délice is an international network of likeminded cities engaged in promoting the benefits of culinary excellence and good food.

Franschhoek was granted membership to this prestigious network in October 2014, and is the only member in the Southern Hemisphere.

Franschhoek Tourism

Franschhoek is the epitome of relaxation and is home to a host of premium quality and serene wellness centres, spa’s, health shops and beauty parlours. Restore a healthy balance of the mind, body and spirit whilst being rejuvenated in our breathtaking valley.

Visit the Official Franschhoek Tourism Website:

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