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Franschhoek Pass

Regional road | Tra (between) Franschhoek - Villiersdorp, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Superb views of beautiful valley - and a great drive

It is a magnificent drive over the Franschhoek pass with stunning views of gorgeous scenery, well... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2016
Murdoch S
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Franschhoek Pass

Stunning views...... Awesome day drive.... Not to be missed by any traveller or visitor to... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2016
Philip E
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Regional road | Tra (between) Franschhoek - Villiersdorp, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

It is a magnificent drive over the Franschhoek pass with stunning views of gorgeous scenery, well worth the trip - and you might see some baboons as well!

Thank Murdoch S
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Stunning views...... Awesome day drive.... Not to be missed by any traveller or visitor to Franschhoek

Thank Philip E
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We actually rented a villa just below Franschhoek Pass (Franschhoek Pass Villas). The drive there over the pass was spectacular and we enjoyed the same view from our villa for several days.

Thank drkhs
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

We took this route, from Franchhoek, which was along way to Capetown...close to 2 hours drive. The scenery up the mountains and looking down Franchhoek is so beautiful. It's worth the driver

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Reviewed 20 January 2016

At the top of the pass is the Mount Rochelle Nature Reserve which has a number of spectacular walking trails through the fynbos, anything from 1-6 hours. Fairly rugged, go prepared. Permits are necessary; available at the gate (if open) or from Franshhoek tourist info...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Drove completely through the pass from Franschhoek and had to keep stopping to enjoy the views. Also whilst staying in Franschhoek we got up early on my birthday to enjoy a glass of fizz and breakfast up on one of the top viewing points to...More

Thank VWcamperlady64
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Beautiful drive to get to Franschoek. You can stuck just look at the views. Stopped and walk around. Nice antiques shops. The pancake house is just as good. From the city centre. This is an awesome Sunday drive out.

Thank Romy P
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The pass is a must drive. One of the most enjoyable drives. Well maintained road, with spectacular views. Great photo stops along the way. The reward of FRANSHHOEK at the end/beginning.

Thank hongkongdave44
Reviewed 13 January 2016

It may sound geeky, but in a country so full of natural wonders, I still count the Franschhoek pass as one of the great experiences. Just take your time, dont rush but enjoy. Stop, take in the ever- changing views. Smell nature, watch out for...More

Thank Kurt M
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We went up from Franschoek one day just to get the view, then another day drove back from Hermanus over the pass. Sure it is a winding road but proper width, newly surfaced so no issue at all. Great views at the Franschoek end, better...More

Thank bbrt
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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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