Welcome to Stellenbosch!

The town is home to Stellenbosch University and situated approximately 50 km from Cape Town amongst the Boland Mountains in the Winelands of the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It was founded in 1679, making it the second oldest town in the country. Stellenbosch is known for its natural beauty and oak-lined avenues, Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian architecture, history and culture and its wine routes.

Stellenbosch today offers a small‐town impression in a vibrant atmosphere where culture, art, music and heritage takes centre stage. Surrounded by beautiful mountains and vineyards, some of the most popular leisure activities include wine tasting and hiking. Stellenbosch also offers a variety of award‐winning fine dining experiences in a selection of restaurants, as well as an energetic café culture featuring an array of sidewalk cafés and eateries. Read more about tourism and what to do in the Stellenbosch area at https://www.visitstellenbosch.org/ and https://wineroute.co.za/.

Also see:
Rupert Museum, Stellenbosch
Distance from congress venue: 2,5 km (0.43 miles). 31 min walk / 8 min drive

Jonkershoek nature reserve, Stellenbosch
Distance from congress venue: 8,8 km (54,68 miles). 13 min drive

Victoria Street, Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch mountains
Church Street, Stellenbosch