Franschhoek Wine Valley COVID-19 Statement: Taking Proactive Measures

Franschhoek Wine Valley has created a special page on their website with the latest news on COVID-19, which is in accordance to the president’s statement issued recently.

The information, which is of relevance to members, residents and travellers to Franschhoek, includes updates on travel bans, festivals, and tips on what we can do to curb the spread of the virus. To view this information visit

In addition, some of the valley’s hospitality establishments have temporarily closed their doors to the public in an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19. Visitors to Franschhoek are urged to make contact with relevant establishments ahead of time to find out if they are open during this time. Franschhoek businesses that are in operation have implemented additional precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of their customers and staff.

‘During this time of uncertainty we want to remind people to remain calm. Instead of cancelling your planned trip to Franschhoek we ask that you postpone your visit. We can assure you that your visit will be worth the wait,’ says Franschhoek Wine Valley CEO, Reinher Behrens. 

The Franschhoek Wine Valley tourism office remains open to tourists seven days a week, and visitors are also more than welcome to engage with the team via the alternate communication channels, which are as follows:

Phone              :           021 876 2861

Email               : 

WhatsApp       :           066 224 6360 

Hand sanitizers or wet wipes at the tourism office entrance will be provided to disinfect hands when entering facilities.

For official COVID-19 advice, updates and queries, please make use of one of the following numbers:

  • National Hotline – 0800 029 999
  • WhatsApp – 0600 123 456
  • Provincial Hotline – 021 9284102

For any queries contact the tourism office via email on  

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