Visit Stellenbosch, South Africa
Stellenbosch is at the heart of the Winelands. It has many historic mansions and stately homes but it still has a vibrant feel thanks to the student population attending its famous university.
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Stellenbosch is at the heart of the Winelands.
Though the oldest European settlement in South Africa after Cape Town, it often feels the youngest, with a vitality imbued by the student population attending its famous university.
300 year old oak trees
Many of the avenues are lined with 300-year-old oak trees that shelter historic mansions and stately homes, while there are also pretty lanes lined with plentiful cafés and restaurants.
It’s a welcoming town, easy and rewarding to explore on foot.
Suggested Stellenbosch itinerary
This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Stellenbosch, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.
Map of Stellenbosch
Places & hotels on the map
Places near Stellenbosch
- The Winelands 11 miles away
- Paarl 16 miles away
- Franschhoek 16 miles away
- Cape Town 25 miles away
- Constantia 26 miles away
- The Cape Peninsula 34 miles away
- Hermanus 40 miles away
- The Whale Coast 41 miles away
- De Kelders 52 miles away
- The Overberg 66 miles away
- Montagu 74 miles away
- Langebaan 76 miles away
- Swellendam 92 miles away
- Paternoster 96 miles away
- Sanbona Game Reserve 99 miles away
- The Cederberg Mountains 101 miles away
- De Hoop Nature Reserve 103 miles away
- Calitzdorp 166 miles away
- Oudtshoorn & Surrounds 194 miles away
- The Cango Caves & Swartberg Pass 197 miles away
- Wilderness 214 miles away
- The Klein Karoo 235 miles away
- Knysna 241 miles away
- Plettenberg Bay 259 miles away
- Tsitsikamma Forest 280 miles away
Accommodation choices for Stellenbosch
We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Stellenbosch. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.