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.
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  • Great scenery, just look out for motorcyclist who drive fast and reckless, same with the farm trucks...but a beautiful Pass to drive. 
    Great scenery, just look out for motorcyclist who drive fast and reckless, same with the farm trucks...but a beautiful Pass to drive.  more »
  • Drove from Hermanus and couldn't believe the stunning scenery. Really worth the drive although I wouldn't cycle or run it as some were doing! 
    Drove from Hermanus and couldn't believe the stunning scenery. Really worth the drive although I wouldn't cycle or run it as some were doing!  more »
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  • Beautiful
  • Beautiful drive. Excellent road. Spectacular views. A must visit when in the Western Cape

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