Your ultimate travel guide – Worcester
If you travel just far enough on Route 62, you’ll stumble upon the fair town of Worcester, a treasure chest of the world’s finest wines.
Surrounded by lush valleys and mountains, all those who visit will find a kind of peace the likes of which they’ve never experienced before.
In the mood for a holiday to this gorgeous destination yet? Hop on board and let’s take you through the town of Worcester with the ultimate travel guide.
What to do
Apart from the fact that you’re visiting one of the premier wine locations in the Cape, you’re also close to the august Karoo Desert. Pay a visit to the Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden to see a variety of South Africa’s desert and semi desert plants spread in one location.
Wine Tasting in Worcester
We’ve mentioned the wine and we’ll mention it again. Worcester is riddles with amazing wine tasting experiences. Aan De Doorns, Alvi’s Drift Wines and the Botha Wine Cellar are good places to start.
River cruise – De Breede Otter
There’s no better way to explore the Breede River than on a relaxing river cruise with friends and family. Pour yourself a glass of wine, sit back and enjoy your surroundings.
Fairy Glen is a game lodge with many stories to share. Experience a journey into the wild and acquaint yourself with the Big 5 in a way you never have before. Mountain leopards roam free in the mountains of Fairy Glen.
Where to stay
Fairy Glen Private Game Reserve
Aan de Doorns Guest House
Audrey’s Vineyard Cottage
Where to eat
What to order: While this is not a restaurant per se we do urge you to buy one of their freshly baked artisan breads.
What to order: Lunch would be a good time to visit this quant café. We recommend the sandwiches.
What to order: Something meaty and grilled.
Things to know about Worcester
There are approximately 18 wine cellars, three wine estates and several brandy distilleries in Worcester.
There are 21 estates listed as part of the Worcester wine route and most cellars were founded as far back as the 1940s.
The weather is Worcester is moderate on an average basis however this location experiences cold winters. The average high temperature in summer is 25 degrees and the average high during winter is 17 degrees.
If you’re lucky when visiting Worcester in the winter you may experience some snow.
Best route to get there
If you’d like to visit Worcester, you know how to get there. Pick a route, book your ticket, pack your bags and get ready for a lovely experience. We create memories on the way.