Cape Town - Constantia
Geography and History
Lined with oak trees and gabled Cape Dutch homesteads, Constantia is a pretty suburb situated on the lower slopes of Table Mountain. The wine lands began in 1685 on the farm of the governor of the Cape Colony at the time, Simon van der Stel.
Constantia is South Africa´s oldest wine growing region. The town proudly offers a delightful history steeped in the development and international exposure of some of Cape Town's finest wines. The Constantia Valley is the birthplace of South Africa's wine farming industry and boasts five fabulous wine estates actively cultivating internationally acclaimed and award winning wines.
Constantia has a variety of accommodation options available from Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts to Self-catering units.
For the tourist, Cape Town offers a variety of activities and attractions, such as the Two Oceans Aquarium, Ratanga Junction Theme Park, Canal Walk Shopping Centre, craft markets, the BMW Pavilion, IMAX Theatre and numerous shopping centres.
There are many restaurants on offer to suit every visitors budget. There is a great selection of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from!
For more information, please visit www.cape-town-info.co.za.
|Cape Town - Constantia Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||021 405 4500|
|Fax:||021 405 4524|