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Address: Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 83 301 6774
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La Rochelle Tours was established in 2000 with the main focus being on...

La Rochelle Tours was established in 2000 with the main focus being on conducting personalised wine tours in small groups and visiting less commercial wineries when possible. Our specialized wine tourism guides are all educated by the Cape Wine Academy. All guided tours and transfers by La Rochelle Tours are done in a professional way and we exceed expectations on a daily basis. We like to share information about wine in a fun and relaxing manner...wine should be enjoyed and learning more about it can be fun.

We are based in Franschhoek and we would love to share our passion for wine with you! We now also offer restaurant (lunch/dinner) transfers in Franschhoek (until 22h00 daily). Transfers to and from Franschhoek and Cape Town International Airport now also available.

Collections for wine tours from Franschhoek, Stellenbosch & Paarl.

Contact us directly when booking to ensure we plan the best possible day for you!

The Team: Danelle, Aylmer (Tour Guides), Johan & Thabo (Drivers)

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$96.30*
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Full-Day Chocolate, Cheese, Olive and Wine Tour from Stellenbosch
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Full-Day Wine Tour from Stellenbosch

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Best Tour Guide in SA Wine Country

Our driver, Thabo, was absolutely lovely. He made our visit to Franschhoek wonderful. He knew all the best places to go and we thoroughly enjoyed his company. Our experience was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kristy K
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our driver, Thabo, was absolutely lovely. He made our visit to Franschhoek wonderful. He knew all the best places to go and we thoroughly enjoyed his company. Our experience was much enriched because of him, his insight and the personal South African experience he shared with us. After a few days with Thabo, he felt as much our friend as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked in advance to do the full day wine mystery tour. Our guide for the day was Danielle - she is absulutely amazing - so much knowledge of the local area, the winearies and of course the wine. The day is a mystery so I won't go into the details but I will say that the day is fantastic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the wine cheese chocolate and oil tour on Saturday. Danelle was our guide and she was fabulous. She had a great personality and really made the tour. She took us to three separate wineries- two in the morning and one in the afternoon after lunch. Each winery had very tasty wines and Danelle provided a background explanation... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We'd looked at organising our own ad-hoc tour, or taking the wine tram, but given a limited time frame decided to go with a private tour - very glad we did. Danelle (sp?) was a fantastic host, arriving to meet us at our hotel as planned and taking us on a short tour of the town up to a lookout... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Danelle expertise of the wines, vineyards and history of the area was amazing. We had a great day and learn a lot about the vineyards and wines we visited. I have family coming to visit and have already booked a tour for them. If you are visiting the area Indefinitely recommend you visit the area and take a tour with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I booked a half day private wine tour and we're greeted by our tour operator Danélle a few minutes early at our hotel. She took us through Stellenbosch, describing some of the history as we made our way to Franschhoek for our first winery. There we tried 3 MCCs and 2 wines, which were delicious. The whole... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We took the private mystery wine tour. Almyer was our guide. I won't tell you where he took us because it will ruin the surprise, but it was so much more than expected. Almyer was a great guide informative and very considerate of our needs. At the last minute he found out my wife was vegan, but he did not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

There were 4 of us with varying knowledge.We booked a mystery tour - which was varied,fun , exciting and very professionally ran by our friendly and knowledgeable guide Danelle. We gave a brief for the day and that was delivered fully. Highly recommended. Five star day out.( I could tell you more but I don't want to spoil the mystery.)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic day, we learnt do much about wines, cheese, olive oil, history and chocolate. Never once felt under pressure to buy anything and Danelle was our guide and she was just amazing. Loved it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We took the private wine tour in early August. Our guide, Aylmer, was the most amazing guide I have encountered. He asked up front what we were interested in and arranged the day to fit our wishes. We visited three vineyards had lunch at a restaurant with spectacular views, enjoyed architecture, stopped in the oldest general store in Stellenbosch"Oom Samie... More 

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