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Cape Town
The Mother City – Cape of Good Hope
Wine regions Stellenbosch and Franschhoek
Spectacular coastline and ocean
Cape Town gets its name from the Cape of Good Hope, which is situated 40 km further south. The city was the first permanent colonial settlement and an important replenishing station for sailors on their way to India; it thus gained the name ‘Mother City’.
Cape Town is a great place to spend a couple of days. Set against the backdrop of Table Mountain and looking out towards the stormy ocean, its location is truly magnificent. The coastal road is one of the most spectacular in the world, its vines produce some of the best wines in South Africa, and it’s bursting with great and affordable restaurants. If you play golf, then the Garden Route is perfect for you – it offers some of the world’s best golf courses within striking distance of Cape Town.

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