Franschhoek Pass, Franschhoek

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Must see · Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
Scenic and encapsulating views of the Franschhoek Valley define the drive through Franschhoek Pass. Said to have been used by elephants to cross from one valley to the other, the pass was formally built in 1822. The road follows the northern edge of the Franschhoek mountain range, overlooking the verdant valley and offering picturesque mountain views. The paved road includes sharp curves and some visitors may be nervous along the edge. To visit Franschhoek Pass on your holiday in Franschhoek, and find out what else Franschhoek has to offer, use our Franschhoek.
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  • What an amazing experience! Beautiful scenery and the Theewaterskloof Dam was full. Wonderful seeing this mass of water, with the sun glistening over.  more »
  • If visiting the SW Cape, this road is a must-visit. It is really safe and well constructed and each turn gives new amazing vistas. However, make sure you come when the clouds are not down on the...  more »
  • Scenery stays exceptional, even better when biking! So glad we can repeat this experience frequently!!!  more »

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