Franskraal is a stunning beachfront village in the Overberg area in the Western Cape. Franskraal is approximately two and a half hours away from Cape Town itself which makes it a convenient getaway. The coastline offers spectacular, uninterrupted seaviews. What more could you ask for?
One of the great attractions in the area is the milkwood forest which attracts locals and visitors from all around the country. The â€˜Groot Melkhout Trailâ€™ is open to the public and is a very interesting and beautiful 2km circular trail surrounded by nature. Another attraction is the Strandveld Museum which is situated at the cliffs of Franskraal. This privately owned museum has a large collection of relics and history of the Gansbaai area and of a shipwreck at Danger Point. The Fees van die Ganse is a very popular annual festival held in the Gansbaai nearby. The festival celebrates and remembers the origins of the town. The weekend is a funfilled family day. There is plenty to see and do.
Franskraal enjoys warm to hot summer months and cool to very cold winter months. Most rainfall is during the winter months.