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Franschhoek Pass

Regional road | Tra (between) Franschhoek - Villiersdorp, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Visibility reduced to almost zero!

We were looking forward to going through this pass but felt quite deflated when we realised the... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Jilldutoit
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Drive by beautiful views

The views are fabulous and it's worth the time to go through and see the mountains. In town, there... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
CoolMomTraveler
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Florida
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Regional road | Tra (between) Franschhoek - Villiersdorp, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

We were looking forward to going through this pass but felt quite deflated when we realised the elements were against us and the rain set in. Huge drifts of low cloud hid the spectacular views from us and it was heavy going! What was disconcerting...More

Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The views are fabulous and it's worth the time to go through and see the mountains. In town, there are cute shops and restaurants, so taking this journey can be a nice day trip. In the end, you can land at one of the wineries...More

Thank CoolMomTraveler
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

When heading from Franschhoek to Hermanus we could definitely recommend taking this route. Very scenic views.

Thank MisterBram
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area, it's definitely worth taking a drive here. The scenery is fantastic and if you enjoy driving, this is the road for you.

Thank Terence D
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A lovely drive around the cape should include the passes. This is one not to miss. A drivers road with great twists turns and views on both the Franschhoek and Viliers sides.

Thank garfu
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Just beautiful. Good road too. Even with the drought, the scenery was lovely.Can't wait to see and be there again. A very special place to visit.

Thank Francesca L
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The first time we drove into Franschhoek, it was over the pass. I made a point the next time to drive up the pass, just to experience it again. It is a magnificent creation of nature!

Thank natashaklev
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The road south from Franschoek starts to climb almost before you leave town, and once around the first hairpin bend you are treated to a succession of great views back down towards town and the vineyards beyond. Plenty of places to pull off the road...More

Thank yycyycyyc
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Enjoy a nice drive over the mountains in one of the most beautiful places in SA. Astonishing views and of course"wynplase" when you get closer to the village.

Thank dringdilara
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My wife and I drove over this pass to get from Franschhoek to Gordons Bay. Amazing scenery and we stopped to watch some hang gliders in action. Sad to see the huge lake on the far side of the pass like a moonscape with very...More

Thank Stewart59
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coloradogilda
8 January 2015|
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Response from NigelDCapeTown | Reviewed this property |
All the answers above give the right response, it is a Mountain Pass not a package.
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