True to its principle of sharing its attributes, La Motte has introduced a conducted tour of the historic buildings on the estate. The tour is presented from 10:00 to 11:00 on Wednesday mornings. Starting at the La Motte Museum, the walk is preceded by a brief résumé of the history and heritage of the estate, after which the tour proceeds through La Motte’s rose garden and dwells at four provincial monuments gracing the Franschhoek Valley landscape: The La Motte Manor House, The Jonkershuis, The La Motte Historic Cellar, The Water Mill.
A highlight of the Historic Walk is visiting the oldest operating mill in the Franschhoek Valley, The walk is concluded with a tasting of artisan bread baked in the Pierneef à La Motte kitchen.
Reservations are essential and can be made with Eliz-Marié, at:
T: +27 (0)21 876 8850 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Opening hours: Wed from 10:00 – 11:00. Closed on Christian religious holidays. Reservations essential. Cost: R50 per person.