Robertson is located about 85 miles (137 kilometers) from Cape Town, a a well-known city in South Africa.
When it comes to getting the best bang for your buck from your holiday, it's worth keeping in mind that Robertson is just the beginning; Western Cape features an abundance of scenic and cultural delights. Worcester, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the east, and Touws River, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the south of Robertson are also worth visiting should you have the time.
Approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the west of Robertson is Franschhoek, an important regional city where you'll find L'Ormarins Estate Wines, Solms-Delta Wine Estate and Huguenot Monument. Don't head back to Robertson until you've investigated Franschhoek's Allee Bleue Estate, La Motte Estate and Boschendal Estate.
Trying local food is a great way to learn about an area. So be sure to spend time in some of Western Cape 's restaurants. Two ingredients you'll find in a number of Western Cape (province) dishes are Karoo lamb and venison. The bars in Western Cape often have Aardwolf, so be sure to try one if you enjoy quality beer. Many travelers don't consider a culinary journey is complete unless they've tasted a glass or two of regional wine. Sample Pinotage or Sauvignon Blanc.
When your time is up in Robertson, don't be surprised if you find yourself making plans to revisit this stunning destination.