Sporting Activities

Franschhoek is regarded as the Gourmet Capital of South Africa based on the number of world class restaurants we have in our very tiny village. Many of our vineyards have stunning restaurants offering amazing plates of food to their visitors to enhance their winelands experience. 

Did you know you can enjoy game viewing while wine tasting in Franschhoek?  It's true, and an excellent way to enjoy our offering.

Below is a comprehensive list of all things wine an food with tours, tastings and pairings galore.

Sport Events

For the fit and the not so much...


at Rickety Bridge
The Park Run is a world-wide organisation operating in many countries of the world.  In South Africa there are many that take place in various cities, towns and villages across the country and we have our own right here in Franschhoek.
It takes place every Saturday morning at 8am at Rickety Bridge and anyone is welcome.  Just be there by 7:45am and join the gang.
Register for free at parkrun.co.za/register

Dog friendly!


26 October 2019
Nestled within a natural amphitheater shaped by the vertical cliffs of the spectacular Simonsberg Mountain, lies Vrede en Lust Estate – home to the wines produced and bottled by the Buys-family.

On the 26 October 2019 the farm will be hosting their 4th annual Trail Run to help raise funds during Cancer Awareness month.

Runners will run through the vineyard on the slopes of the Simonsberg mountain and experience some of the most spectacular views on offer in the Paarl / Franschoek region.

This year will also see the 2nd time that we will be having a challenging 21km route with some steep climbs and some technical areas on the route thus the name PINK Xtreme!!

Event Info:
5km Run / Walk - R130 - Start 8:15 am
10km - Run / Walk - R160 - Start 8:00 am
21km - Run - R210 - Start 7:15 am

Late Entries - R30 extra

All runners will receive a goody bag.
Medals for all finishers.
Full entry fee will be donated to CANSA!!!!

Prizes: 1, 2nd and 3rd both male and female.

The entry fee includes your Timing.mobi timing chip. The chip will be on your race number so please make sure that you come early to collect your race number. Registration will open at 6:15.

Lots of lucky draws.

Only 700 entries!!!

Good food and wine!!
Warrior 7 Boschendal


2 November 2019
2nd November 2019
6am to 5pm 
Toyota Warrior powered by Reebok, is in beautiful Cape Town for round #7 of the 2019 series. Mother City, are you ready for an awesome Toyota Warrior Race with spectacular views and glimpses of the Boland mountains? Warriors of all fitness levels are catered for with three categories on offer, namely, Rookie, Commando and Black Ops.

Students receive a 50% discount on all Toyota Warrior events. Simple email your student card to info@warrior.co.za for a voucher code.