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“What a view”
Review of Franschhoek Pass

Franschhoek Pass
Ranked #5 of 48 things to do in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We entered the beautiful town of Franschhoek via this pass. What an entrance! Do stop at the roadside parking areas at the top of the pass to enjoy the fantastic views of the Franschhoek valley. Along the way you will pass some beautiful vineyards and wine estates offering lunches and dinners. As you enter the town you will drive by the famous Huguenot monument.

Thank Kolletjie
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Great photo opportunities after fog or rain the colours brighten up and the valley looks magical. If your hotel offers a car ride ask for this rout.

Thank f2s
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We were driven over part of the Pass and all I can say is that the views were stunning, reminding me of my homeland and the Scottish hills and glens and just as beautiful.

Thank Kirkcaldylad
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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 Lee_Can08
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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.

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