Franschhoek Pass, Franschhoek

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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 trip itinerary builder site .
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  • This is a must drive to experience fantastic views. So glad we got recommended to drive the Pass, great photos.  more »
  • make sure you dont go with a mad driver at least the first time Weekends are motor bikes and cyclists take care Locals will overtake in places you dont know about so be alert Quite a few viewing point...  more »
  • Great pass with stunning views and plenty places to pull off for photos. Beautiful views of the Franschhoek valley. Alternative route to the N2 via Sir Lowreys pass.  more »
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