As one of the oldest towns in South Africa, Stellenbosch is known for its natural beauty, rolling mountains and of course it’s wine route. There is something for every personality in this lovely town. Visit the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve for hiking, bike trails and scenic picnic spots. Or explore the various wine farms for tastings and tours to your hearts content. Venture through the town’s numerous restaurants, art galleries, cafés and boutiques. It’s surrounded by the vineyards of the Cape Winelands and the mountainous nature reserves of Jonkershoek and Simonsberg. The town’s oak-shaded streets are lined with cafes, boutiques and art galleries. Cape Dutch architecture gives a sense of South Africa’s Dutch colonial history, as do the Village Museum’s period houses and gardens.