A phenomenal climate, bustling commercial district, fabulous restaurants and renowned historic trails and wine tasting, Cape Town is a city of delights... Read more
Cape Town is widely recognised as a cool, creative city. It is home to the Design Indaba, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Infecting the City, the Cape Town Festival, and several other major events and public art festivals. It been named as the World Design Capital 2014. In the city centre alone, there are more than 1,000 design entities, many of them small and entrepreneurial.
Cape Town has a good stock of museums and galleries, as well as many performing arts on show throughout the city.
You can take a cable car to the top of Table Mountain; explore the Cape Peninsula; visit the African penguin colony at Boulders, take a trip to Robben Island or simply enjoy the nearby picturesque beaches and wineries. Less than an hour's drive from Cape Town city centre, the wine routes offer cultural and agricultural heritage, beautiful undulating vineyards, as well as excellent wines and an inviting mix of restaurants.
The city also boasts no fewer than five S. Pelligrino Top 100 Restaurants: Jardine's, Le Quartier Francais, La Colombe, Aubergine and Rust-en-Vrede. However, the range and inspiration of Cape Town cuisine is diverse and exciting - a never-ending landscape for foodies to explore.
Cape Town is not just a holiday destination. The city hosts more international conferences than any other city in Africa and as a result, it has a strong knowledge economy.