Visit the Best Wineries in Paarl
What to do in Paarl – one wonders when planning your trip to the Cape Winelands in the summer. Paarl is situated in the heart of the wine lands and is home to a diverse range of wineries. Many of these wineries are well known through out the world and a must visit while in town.
History and Culture of Paarl
But there are plenty of other activities for entertainment and things do in Paarl when planning your trip. Being the third oldest town in South Africa (with the longest main street of 12 km) it is an old soul with a daring young heart! A lot of history are being found in and around the town. What better way to explore than by foot? The Paarl Heritage Walk takes you just over two hours for the distance of 1 km. This walk will have you hearing interesting stories and fascinating facts about one of the best preserved towns in South Africa.
“Afrikaans Language Monument” may sounds like more history and too much culture for you. It is however one of the things to do in Paarl when visiting this summer. The monument offers impressive views over the valley and you can enjoy picnic on the surrounding lawns.
Craft Breweries and Gin Tastings
Craft beer and gin tastings are the new local buzz words. It must be one of your top 5 things to do in Paarl this summer. Wilderer Distilleries is South Africa’s first private grappa distillery. You can do a gin tasting while enjoying a choice between wood fired pizza, signature tapas or flammkuchen.