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Wesgro is the official Destination Marketing, Investment and Trade Promotion Agency for the Western Cape, located in Cape Town.

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City of Cape Town - Host City

Absa Cape Epic host city, Cape Town, offers a tantalising menu of things to do before and after the race

Come early & stay longer! That’s the message to the more than 40 000 regional and international visitors expected in the city for the Absa Cape Epic each year.

Cape Town hots a multitude of events in the weeks leading up to and immediately after the race, ranging from Tens rugby to street carnivals, the International Jazz Festival and the Two Oceans Marathon.  In-between all of this is the Untamed African MTB Race.  The City of Cape Town is a proud host and supporter of the event, which contributes a whopping R300m to the local economy and which has raised millions for local charities.

Cape Town and its surrounding towns provide unspoilt, natural beauty for riders as they traverse through approximately 800km of the country’s most magnificent terrain.  In addition, the city offers riders and visitors a variety of things to do and places to see when they’re not in the saddle.

The city and surrounds boast several luxury spas and specialised rejuvenation clinics, eight Blue flag beaches and a working harbour,  a world heritage site, museums, more than 12 golf courses within the city limits, six top tourist attractions, theatres, world class cuisine and shopping districts.

The city secured the top spot on the prestigious New York Times’ list of 52 Places to visit in 2014, ahead of destinations such as Los Angeles, the Vatican and the Seychelles.  Although widely considered a leisure destination, Cape Town is also an important trading post and the springboard into Africa for people and freight. The city’s regional economic growth is driven by tourism, finance, infrastructure, food and wine, logistics and creative industries.

There is diverse supporting infrastructure including four universities, broadband infrastructure, the Sport Science Institute, hospitals and medical facilities and an abundance of accommodation solutions from five star hotels to hostels.

For more information about Cape Town and all upcoming events visit www.capetown.travel

 

 
 

 

 

Langeberg Municipality - Official Destination Parnter

The Langeberg Municipality is nestled between the Langeberg and Riviersonderend Mountain Ranges, in the winelands region of the Western Cape. The area is bi-sected by the life giving Breede River. It is approximately a 1½ hours’ drive from Cape Town and includes the towns of Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor, Montagu and Robertson. 

The area is well known for the world class wine cellars, scenic vineyards and orchards, majestic mountain ranges, rejuvenating fresh air and thrilling outdoor activities.

Red wines such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Pinotage and white wines, such as Chardonnay, Colombar and Chennin Blanc are produces in the area. Stone fruit produced in the Langeberg area are nectarines, peaches, plums and apricots. Other fruit such as apples, pears, lemons, oranges and nectarines are also produced. Olives are also cultivated on a large scale.

The entire Langeberg region is well known for outdoor activities, such as: tractor trips, river cruises, river rafting, mountain climbing, abseiling, kloofing, hiking trails, camping and sky diving. 

Accommodation includes 5 star hotels, guesthouses in towns or of farms, camp sites, mountain cabins and B&B’s. 

We take pride in all our local products and value each tourist who visits our beautiful valley. The friendly people of the Langeberg extend a warm welcome to all our visitors. May your stay be a memorable one and that you return sooner, rather than later. 

 

 

 

Breede Valley Municipality - Official Destination Partner

Worcester is the most central point of the Cape Winelands District - the focal point and economic hub of the Breede Valley.
The beautiful town of Worcester with its gabled buildings and fine broad streets, lies at the foot of the majestic Brandwacht and Langeberg Mountains. A wide variety of interesting and adventure activities are available throughout the year.

The Worcester Museum at Kleinplasie portrays pioneer agricultural life at the Cape with live demonstrations. And the Hugo Naudé Art Museum and Jean Welz Art Gallery are well worth a visit.

The Karoo Botanical Desert Garden with its unique succulent plant species and hiking trails is a must for nature lovers. Enjoy the Best... at the 11 award winning wine cellars and 3 world class olive estates on the Worcester Wine & Olive Route.
Worcester's temperate climate, scenic beauty, relaxed country atmosphere and friendly people make it an attractive location to visit. We are proud to share our beautiful town and Valley with friends and visitors.

There is a magic in the lovely town and district of Worcester to be discovered that will keep your wondering as to why you waited so long to explore..

 

 

Drakenstein Municipality - Official Destination Partner

Drakenstein Municipality is the largest Municipality in the Western Cape outside of the City of Cape Town. The area stretches from Simondium to Saron and includes Paarl, Wellington and Hermon. This gives the Municipality a diverse landscape, making it suitable for investments from farming to light industry and everything in between. We are well known for our beautiful wine farms and scrumptious cuisine. The unique natural landscape provides the entire area with different terrains, which cater to a variety of outdoor sport enthusiasts. The Drakenstein Municipal area hosts various national and provincial sports events throughout the year including the Berg River Canoe Marathon, the Nelson Mandela Freedom walk (27 km), the Mayoral Soccer Cup, Boland Cricket and rugby matches as well as Boland Athletics events. The Safari Half Marathon, Boxing Day sports event, Cansa Rubber Duck race, Cansa night walk and the Absa Cape Epic. We are also well known for the most interschool clashes in a town in the country. Add to this that our largest town, Paarl, was recently named by the popular travel site, Trip Adviser, as one of the top destinations in South Africa and Africa, and you experience first-hand the Municipality’s commitment to “a place of excellence”.

www.drakenstein.gov.za

 

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