There are several different regions for cultivating grapes within a short drive of Cape Town. The major towns give their names to these different routes. The most well-known is Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in South Africa. It has beautiful Cape Dutch architecture and is famous for its world-renowned university. There are many vibrant art galleries which showcase local and international artists to explore, cafes to stop and have a refreshing coffee and a bite to eat. Surrounding the town are many different vineyards and wineries forming the Stellenbosch wine route. There are 148 wine farms along the route, many of them historical farms with beautiful Cape Dutch manors houses, gardens, hotels and fine-dining restaurants.