Franschhoek Tourism

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Franschhoek ([frɐnsˈɦuk]; Afrikaans for "French Corner", Dutch spelling before 1947 Fransche Hoek) is a small town in the Western Cape Province and one of the oldest towns of the Republic of South Africa. It is about 75 kilometres from Cape Town and has a population of slightly over 15,000 people. Since 2000 it has been incorporated into Stellenbosch Municipality.


Looking for travel information about Franschhoek? Explore the best travel advice on Franschhoek, South Africa. A gripping city on its own right, Cape Town also deserves a visit. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Cape Town for its bountiful attractions like Table Mountain Cableway, Table Mountain, Victoria And Alfred Waterfront on your trip to Franschhoek. Also, to reach Franschhoek, you'll have to take a flight to Cape Town; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Franschhoek, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Franschhoek*

  • Pollution Statistics in Franschhoek

    Know the pollution level of Franschhoek before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Living in Franschhoek - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 98.29 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 62.07 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Franschhoek

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Franschhoek

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.71 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 118.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 68.76 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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