Franschhoek Pass MTB Route

Cycling / Sports & Leisure in or near Franschhoek, Cape Winelands in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in FranschhoekFranschhoek Pass MTB Route

Cycling Sports & Leisure Cape Winelands

Where? The Franschhoek Pass, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands

When? Best during daylight hours.

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Franschhoek, in Western Cape

Level: intermediate to advanced
Type of route: there, 25 km
Best: autumn, spring

Start on the R45 on the south-east edge of Franschhoek, taking a left onto Lambrechts Road (the R45) to pass the Huguenot Memorial Museum.

Start climbing the hill to pass La Petite Ferme on your right, roughly 1.8 km later and a little later the road bends softly left (Franschhoek Pass Winery in the bend of the road) before hitting a hairpin bend past L'ermitage Franschhoek.

A steady climb brings you to the top of the pass and Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve, roughly 7 km outside of Franschhoek. Now head down the pass, across the white bridge and on until you reach the t-junction with Theewaterskloof Dam, 25 km from the start.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Franschhoek

The Grapevine

Self Catering

The Grapevine

The Grapevine is a large self catering family home located in a quiet residential area of Franschhoek. There are five ... more

Mont d'Or Franschhoek

Guest House

Mont d'Or Franschhoek

Mont d'Or Franschhoek offers accommodation just outside the historic village of Franschhoek, close to many great ... more

21 Roux Street Guesthouse

Guest House

21 Roux Street Guesthouse

21 Roux Street Guesthouse is situated at the edge of Franschhoek village surrounded by vineyards, orchards and mountains ... more

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