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“Last minute hike. ”
Review of Franschhoek Pass

Franschhoek Pass
Ranked #4 of 66 things to do in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I went for a drive about 3pm and randomly pulled up at the entrance to the Mount Rochelle hiking trail on the Pass and headed into the mountains.

I opted for the vista trail as I only had a 90minute window to climb and be back at the B&B. Easy climb, very easy route to follow, well sign posted and basically a man made stair case up. To the top of the mountain I’d estimate you’d be looking at 4hours round trip?!

Well worth the effort if you’re looking for a trail to hike, views are incredible!

Thank N1ck_29
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

The drive over this mountain pass is a must do when in this region. Take your time and travel along the well tarred road through its many twists and turns. The scenery and vistas are magnificent. Great road to do on a motorbike or in a car.

1  Thank Bennett B
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

You don’t need to make a big detour from the city but definetly worth it. Great views on the valley and very scenic drive. Reccomend!

Thank Iva J
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

My husband and I took the short drive up to the Franshhoek pass to see the views of the town. It was fantastic and ideal for taking photos. There are plenty of spots to pull in for a better look too. It's only a short road/drive but well worth it. Would recommend doing it one morning then you still have the rest of the day to enjoy.

Thank chaz281188
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Really nice views over Franschoek and the surrounding area. Recommend a stop into the nature reserve for a walk too.

Thank Daniel T
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