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Constantia Valley Tourism
The verdant and lush Constantia Valley is the home of Cape Town wine farms, having begun in 1685 with the establishment of Groot Constantia. All produce award-winning vintages found in the vineyards strewn across the slopes of the Constantiaberg and Table Mountain ranges.
The Constantia Valley truly is Cape Town’s Vineyard.
It is a region with a winemaking history that dates back to 1685 and which boasts 8 award-winning wine estates, Groot Constantia, Steenberg Vineyards, Constantia Uitsig, Klein Constantia, Buitenverwachting, Eagles Nest, Constantia Glen and Silvermist Vineyards. All are within 15 kilometres of the city centre. Nestled beneath the Table Mountain National Park and commanding vistas of the Constantiaberg and Table Mountain ranges Constantia is the ideal place to base yourself when in Cape Town. Constantia shares its heritage and landscapes of unsurpassed beauty with the locals who have made it their home. The Constantia Valley receives a steady flow of visitors throughout the year who come to enjoy an idyllic lifestyle conveniently located close to all major attractions.
The Constantia Valley has an appeal that offers something of interest to everyone, from visiting the wine estates famous for their cool climate wines and offering an array of experiences such as year-round wine tastings and then, picnics live music and festivals in the warmer months. The mountain ranges and greenbelts offer breathtaking photo opportunities and then there are shops to explore, an adrenalin rushing zip lining adventure, mountain biking, horse riding, and a growing number of businesses who have chosen to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
- Wine estates include Groot Constantia, Steenberg Vineyards, Constantia Uitsig, Klein Constantia, Buitenverwachting, Eagles Nest, Constantia Glen, Silvermist Vineyards, Beau Constantia and High Constantia
- Home to the boutique shopping centre of Constantia Village
- Activities in the area include wine tastings, upmarket restaurants and cafes, hikes, galleries, horse riding and more