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The Western Cape Travel Guide


You're unlikely to linger in Worcester, by far the largest town in the Breede River valley. It's often termed the region's capital by locals, and with good cause. Much of the town's burgeoning commerce and industry is connected to agriculture—viticulture, in particular—and its brandy cellars produce the highest volume of the spirit in the country. But the town itself is unexciting and

serves as a pit stop for prettier inland destinations. Pause to visit the Karoon National Botanical Garden or pop in at the Kleinplasie Living Open-air Museum.

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