The charming, historic village of Montagu lies on Route 62 – the world’s longest wine route – and is just 2 hours drive from Cape Town on the scenic road to the Little Karoo and the Garden Route. 

Montagu, the Jewel of Route 62, and the ‘mountain Mecca’ of the Western Cape, offers mineral springs, 4x4 routes, hiking- and mountain bike trails and good climbing for experienced mountaineers. It is also an important fruit-growing area and the produce of its vineyards is renowned for its sugary sweetness and balmy bouquet. The winding roads and mountain ranges offer the tourist a most rewarding and relaxing scenic experience. A unique rural atmosphere distinguishes Montagu as one of the best-preserved late Victorian agricultural villages in the Cape. There is a variety of superb accommodation and excellent restaurants.

Explore Montagu

Culinary Experience

Culinary Experience

Visitors come from far to enjoy a culinary experience of Montagu. With a diverse range of restaurants and deli's, in this village - food is a way of life.

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

Only a two hour drive from Cape Town, Montagu is the most developed sport climbing area in the Western Cape. Because of Montagu's exceptional weather it normally has perfect conditions for climbing. 



To experience a slice of the Montagu life, stop by the Village Market every Saturday morning, from freshly baked bread to books, decor and jewellery, there is something for everyone.



The Montagu Museum; comprised of the Joubert House, Old Mission Church and the KWV Building Complex form an integral part of the architectural heritage of Montagu and Long Street in particular.

Living in Montagu

Areas near to Montagu

Franschhoek, Gordons Bay, Malmesbury, McGregor, Paarl, Riebeek Valley, Robertson, Somerset West, Stellenbosch, Strand, Wellington,


From grocery stores to fresh produce markets, you’ll have a range of shops on your doorstep that cater to your ever need.


Providing a breathtaking backdrop to the Montagu Golf Club, the Langeberg mountains surprises all visitors with scenic vistas from any area on the course. 


You’ll find a range of healthcare professionals, from dentists to doctors and physios.


Montagu is situated on Route 62 about 2 hours drive from Cape Town and leads into the Little Karoo.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius