Cape Town is a premiere tourist destination in South Africa. It is situated along the Cape Peninsula and amidst the Table Mountain. The city experiences long, dry summers and short, wet winters. The peak season in Cape Town is during spring and autumn when the climate is mild and less windy. Book cheap Cape Town hotels to enjoy many activities in the city.
The first recorded history of human existence in Cape Town dates back during the 15th century. Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias arrived in Cape Town in 1486 during his spice expedition going to India. This route became popular during the 17th century bringing in traders from Great Britain and France which highly influenced Cape Town.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
Cape Town hosts various festivals each year so find the one that would suit your interest. If you love sports, then make sure to catch the Argus Cycle Tour and the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. Get ready to be entertained at the North Sea Jazz Festival and Cape Town International Comedy Festival. Cape Town is famous for its pristine beaches including the Llandudno Beach and Fish Hoek Beach. Must-see attractions in Cape Town include The Castle of Good Hope, Bo-Kaap Museum, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Rhodes Memorial, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, and Robben Island.
You can find convenience walking in the city center. To get to other destinations, it is best to take the bus and the suburban railway. Taxis are also a good choice, but it is quite expensive that's why most locals use the minibus taxi.