5 * Leeu Estates( Walking Tour of landscaped gardens and top class art)
Town of Franschhoek
La Motte Wine Estate ( Paintings of famous SA artist, Pierneef
World Class Wine
This exciting experience begins with guests being collected from their hotel and taken along a scenic drive to the town of Franschhoek. Guests will be led to Leeu Estates, a magnificent five-star getaway, encompassing a boutique hotel, winery, landscaped gardens and vineyards. Here, visitors will be guided on a one-hour walking tour of the gardens and vineyards which are interspersed with artworks. Guests will be able to admire predominantly bronze sculptures created by renowned artists including Angus Taylor, Deborah Bell, Dylan Lewis and Otto du Plessis. The art walk will be followed by a wine tasting which is included in the package.
One of several stops on this tour is the magnificent La Motte wine estate. La Motte houses the work of famous South African landcape artist, Peirneef. Their collection consists of 45 paintings dating between 1908 and 1955 as well as impressive Pierneef memorabilia, such as documents, books, artefacts, and his painting equipment. This estate has many exciting options available depending on which day guests choose to visit. These options include a historic walk, sculpture walk, and gallery tour. Guests have the option of wine tasting under the age-old oak trees and can visit the estate store which offers Pierneef-inspired gifts and delicious freshly baked goods.
All tours are subject to availability. Tour itinerary has the scope to change if there are relevant art exhibitions taking place at other wine estates at the time of booking. Two wine tastings and one art walk are included in the package. Lunch and extra wine tastings are for the guest’s own account.