Places not to be missed
on a Trip to Cape Town
No trip to South Africa is complete unless you have visited the most scenic place in the country - Cape Town. It is blessed with nature's bounty and a rich cultural heritage. A bustling city, it has harmoniously blended the elements of the bygone era and the modern age. There are so many places to visit in Cape Town that any visitor is likely to be confused about what to see and what to miss.
When planning a trip to this beautiful city, the first thing to do is book the Cape Town Accommodation. There a number of options to choose from affordable B&B in Cape Town to guesthouses, hotels, etc. Once that is done research about the places you would like to see. If you are going to be in Cape Town for short stay then check out our handpicked list of places to visit. It will help you to plan your itinerary and make the most of your trip.
This iconic heritage sight is undoubtedly the most famous tourist attraction in Cape Town. Known to be at least 260 million years old, it attracts visitors from far and wide. 3559 feet above the sea level it is also a world heritage site. There are a number of ways you can enjoy the beauty of this natural wonder. If you want an easy way to the top, take a ride on its famous cable car. However, if you enjoy outdoor activities go for hiking or mountain climbing. Once on the top, you can enjoy the breath taking panoramic view of the city.
Cape Town has an intriguing history and Robben Island has borne witness to it. If you have a keen interest in history, then visit Robben Island and take a walk through important events that shaped its destiny. The famous apartheid prison which was home to Nelson Mandela and several political leaders for several years stands tall here. Since, 1997 it has been recognized as a world heritage site and is a testament to the indomitable human spirit. Book a ferry trip if you want to experience this place.
Constantia Wine Route
Any wine connoisseur will vouch for the importance of visiting this route. Groot Constantia is the oldest wine making facility in the city. The exotic vineyards of Constantia are situated right beneath the Imposing Table Mountain. If exotic wines are something you enjoy, this place is not to be missed.
Victoria and Albert Waterfront
Started by Jan van Riebeeck, this harbor is one of the bustling places in Cape Town. Since, it is situated in the heart of the city; it is visited by an overwhelming number of tourists. It is a hub for all the cultural activities, an ultimate shopping destination and is buzzing with restaurants, cafes, bars, clubs, etc. If you want to enjoy Cape-Town night life, this is one of the places to go.
These are only just a few hand-picked places that you should not be missing if planning a short trip to Cape-Town. If you are a beach person, then Cape Town has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Head for the Boulders Beach to come face to face with African Penguins and if you just want to laze on the beach then Clifton Beach is a good option. Depending on preference, you will never run out of choices here.
For short stays in Cape Town, it makes sense to book an accommodation in the heart of the city. If that is what you are looking for Fritz Hotel – a strategically located 3 star hotel located is an ideal choice.
For more information do check out http://www.fritzhotel.co.za/.