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7 Reasons to Visit Cape Town in Winter

Even without the summer glow, the Mother City still shines in the chilly months 

The magnificent city of Cape Town has many reasons to boast: in early 2014, the New York Times voted the Mother City as the top destination in its ‘52 Places to Go’ list and the British publication, The Guardian, named our bustling metropolis as its number one ‘holiday hotspot’.  Naturally, the accolades were accompanied by images of Cape Town in all its majestic summer glory - breathtaking shots taken from atop Table Mountain, pictures of sunsets that could be mistaken for the backdrop of a romantic comedy starring Kate Hudson and visuals of sprawling beaches populated by bodies soaking up UV rays. 

But, contrary to popular belief, Cape Town has many attractions that take centre stage during the chilly ‘off season’ too, and to prove the point, we’ve compiled an overview of a few cool

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There are many reasons why 'winter' is better than summer in Cape Town! We're here to help you make exciting discoveries in the Mother City. From a selection of awesome things to do in bad weather and must-dos over the weekend to a round-up of top factory shops in the city and an overview of winter accommodation specials , we've got you covered!

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Winter: Better than Summer

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