The Easter holidays are the perfect time to explore the beautiful Boland town of Paarl.  The town and its many attractions are easily accessible and within an hour’s drive from Cape Town, which makes it ideal for a quick breakaway.  Discover Paarl – the pearl of the Cape Winelands.

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Drakenstein Shines at Tourism Awards: Posted by Ronelda Visser on Tourism Tattler

Members of the Drakenstein Local Tourism Association(Paarl & Wellington) walked away with several accolades during the recently held Cape Winelands District Municipality Tourism Awards hosted in Wellington.  This was the fifth edition of the awards, which recognise exceptional performance within the Cape Winelands tourism industry and showcase the best tourism entities, products, service excellence and the people behind it.

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Paarl – The Pearl of the Cape Winelands – Published by Janine Chapman (Gatro Traveller)


The Cape Winelands is amongst some of the most scenic in the world. It’s difficult to know where to start as you are spoilt for choice. Officially there are 18 wine routes and 2 brandy routes to choose from throughout the Winelands region. Each of the wine routes has its own personality and has a host of options to explore.

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