At the foot of the Langeberg mountains on the eastern edge of the Cape Winelands, lies the charming village of Montagu. The town has an old-world charm, great restaurants, a vibrant Saturday market and superb guest accommodation which caters for every budget. If you are in search of a scenic, rural mountain escape, look no further than Montagu.
Explore the Wine Valley Safari
The Wine Valley Safari in Montagu offers safe and extremely fun transport in an open-air safari vehicle, allowing you to fully breathe in and discover the Robertson Wine Valley in all its glory! Choose from self-guided hop-on hop-off routes to pre-packaged wine tasting tours. If you’re looking to relax and enjoy a memorable excursion in a socially-buzzed atmosphere, then the Wine Valley Safari is perfect for you!
Visit the Leiwater Dam
The Leiwater Dam in Montagu is a bird-lover’s paradise, an avian enthusiast’s delight. As such, it is one of the area’s most popular and spectacular tourist destinations, luring visitors from all over the world to come and immerse themselves in the gorgeous scenery and abundance of birdlife. The Leiwater Dam is home to 18 species of birds (including Sacred Ibis, Herons, Cormorants, Egrets, Shrikes and Weavers) that use it as their breeding ground. If this is not enough, more than 52 visiting species have been identified.
Stop by the Montagu village market
The Montagu Village Market is the perfect way to spend a Saturday morning for locals and visitors that have their accommodation in Montagu or its surrounds. Here, some of the local arts, crafts and cuisine can be enjoyed with friends and family. The stalls of the Montagu village market are filled with crafts, bric-a-brac, antiques, vintage goodies, alpaca fleece knits, clothing, furniture, gifts, jewellery and so much more. Look out for the hand-painted tablecloths, unique zip bags, and wire beaded crafts.
Spending time in Montagu is sure to relax and recharge your batteries. Blessed with the best scenery, some of the country’s finest wines and advertised as the longest wine route in the world, this small town will definitely take your breath away.
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