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“Franschhoek Pass” 5 of 5 stars
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Franschhoek Pass
Regional road R45 (Western Cape) | Tra (between) Franschhoek - Villiersdorp, Franschhoek, South Africa
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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“Franschhoek Pass”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

An exilharating drive for the mountain pass lover. Interesting road with magnificicant view over the town of Franschhoek and surrounding area.Take a flask with coffee and camera for the view!

Visited June 2012
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Littlestone-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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“Breathtaking Views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

When in Franschhoek, you must take a drive up the mountain and over the pass. The views are tremendous. Do keep an eye out for the local inhabitants - the baboons, they do tend to scurry across the road.

The drive from Franschhoek across to Hermanus uses some wonderful roads and the scenery changes.

Visited November 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“A breath-taking pass”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

There are few spots that you can stop the car and take photos. The scenery along the pass is breath-taking.

Visited December 2012
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Pringle Bay, South Africa
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“Best Motorcycling in South Africa”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

I bike this at least once every year. Technically very demanding and not for fools!!! Sweeping bends of very high technicality and the views are absolutely awesome. Numerous lookouts for those that want to take photo`s of the Franschhoek Valley below.

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Godalming
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“Wonderful views through the Franschhoek Pass”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We drove through the Pass when coming back to Franschhoek from Hermanus, via Villersdorp, and the views were magnificent. We were lucky that the clouds had disappeared and there is an amazing viewpoint as you come down the mountain and into the valley itself.

Visited November 2012
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