General Information on Elgin
The Elgin Valley is the natural home for lovers of fresh food, cool-climate wines and beautiful country living. The little town of Elgin is located in the Overberg region of the Western Cape. Elgin has been known for almost a century for its famous fresh produce – most notably apples and pears. One of the Cape’s most beautiful fruit growing areas, is only an hour’s drive from Cape Town and one of the Western Cape’s better kept secrets as it is not inundated with crowds over the weekends.
There is no shortage of accommodation options here, the Accommodation section of this Directory provides a list of advertisers in Elgin.
Activities and Attractions in Elgin
This agricultural centre is home to apple and pear farmers and producers of some superb cold-region wines. Apart from indulging in fantastic wines, one can sample brandy at Oude Molen, freshly squeezed apple juice or cider from a farm stall. Add to this the creation of the world’s first biodiversity wine route - the Green Mountain Eco Route - which encompasses Grabouw, Bot River, Houw Hoek and Villiersdorp, is a must for any visitor to this region.
Elgin has a thriving business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents as well as surrounding communities.
For more information, please visit www.overberg-info.co.za.
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