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Tulbagh Tourism Information

Quick Facts: Tulbagh

  • Tulbagh is famous for the 1969 earthquake
  • Tulbagh was discovered in 1958 by European settlers
  • Tulbagh boasts the most historical monuments in a single street in South Africa
  • Tulbagh is famous for its wine, olives, plums, peaches and pears

Distance to Airport: 117 km

Distance to City: 122 km

Introducing Tulbagh

Tulbagh is an historical winelands region located in the Western Cape of South Africa. Nearby towns include Ceres, Wellington, Malmesbury and the Riebeek Valley. The Tulbagh valley was discovered in 1658 by European settlers and the town quickly developed. Due to its close proximity to Cape Town, the friendly town of Tulbagh is popular with tourists, conferencing groups and wedding parties.

Tulbagh is famous for the 1969 earthquake and many of the historical buildings have since been restored to their former glory. Tulbagh houses the largest collection of National Monuments in a single street in South Africa.

The Tulbagh valley is flanked by mountain ranges on all sides, creating a dramatic look. In the spring months the mountain ranges are abloom with a multitude of wild flowers. The Tulbagh valley is famous for its wine, olives, peaches, grain, pears and plums.

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