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Frenchman's Pass - CLOSED

Ao lado da Spanish Lagoon, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Doesn't feel like being on a tropical island

One of the nice parts of the islands a small pass full of vegetations that it doesn't make tou feel... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2014
Julius d
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Greater Utrecht area
More than just trees

After reading several of the reviews on here I had dismissed this as an option to visit, then a... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2014
travelingissplended
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30 Dec 2014
“Doesn't feel like being on a tropical island”
29 Dec 2014
“More than just trees”
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Ao lado da Spanish Lagoon, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 30 December 2014

One of the nice parts of the islands a small pass full of vegetations that it doesn't make tou feel being on a tropical island. Ideal for an ambush like the French had...... Old times revivi here esepcially if you have a vivid imagination. Close...More

Thank Julius d
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Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

After reading several of the reviews on here I had dismissed this as an option to visit, then a local took my husband and I there. It was beautiful and more than just trees. There is also a historic fort along the pretty trees. He...More

Thank travelingissplended
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Reviewed 26 December 2014

Again no sign or plaque to tell you that you are at the Frenchmen Pass. This is on the road to the smelter ruins and you don't even know that you've gone by it. No sign to give you the history or anything, just a...More

Thank kylelutgen
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Reviewed 16 November 2014

Hard to find or even realize you've been through it. But if you do know you will find the wanderlust in the trees surrounding the road. It is the passway between two mountains on this road.

Thank kexplorestheworld
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

This place is close by my bf's house so that's why we visited it. It's a nice place for a little date or picnic but nothing to write home about. There are some decent photo ops but I wouldn't stop by unless if you happened...More

Thank Tu N
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

This is just a pass between two mountains. Nothing special. Yes, the road was scenic, but unless there was a sign with an arrow saying, "Frenchman's Pass," we would have no idea we passed through an "attraction." If you see it, great. But don't go...More

Thank HappyDonor
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

Frenchman’s pass is a nice scenic part of the road.You don't even know your there until you come up upon it, there is only 1 sign before you get there and then nothing to indicate you are there. I had read about Frenchman’s pass but...More

Thank Tligta
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Reviewed 15 March 2014

Frenchman’s Pass is a nice drive trough Aruba’s nature and history. French pirates tried to invade Aruba in the early 17th century and were confronted by Indians in a narrow passage between coral cliffs.

Thank JohnHennie
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Reviewed 28 February 2014

we drove through Frenchman's pass on several occasions. We loved how the trees make a canopy over the road. We did not experience any loss of radio or see any ghosts, but it's really cool! don't miss it...

2  Thank Susan A
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

Frenchman's pass is a road know for its haunting of dead french men that invaded the island years ago, there they are buried. Frenchman's pass has a haunting factor that at the radio stops working and if your not driving fast enough the cars tent...More

3  Thank L0stAlice
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