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Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve

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Address: Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Overlooking Franschhoek

There are a couple of circular walks which offer magnificent views, allow a couple of hours for the short routes and time to digest the views over Franschhoek. Our Christmas... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pyla, Cyprus
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Pyla, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a couple of circular walks which offer magnificent views, allow a couple of hours for the short routes and time to digest the views over Franschhoek. Our Christmas morning walk started in clouds and finished with bright sunshine at Breakfast rock where we celebarted with a glass of champagne - what a perfect setting.

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Turnhout, Antwerpen, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views are breath taking whereever you look it s very beautifull. Some places where rather out of space looking because of the fires recently.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful nature reserve with views into the Franschhoek Valley. A good hike, not difficult but it takes a satisfying effort. Once at the Uitkyk there is the almost 360 degrees view into the next valley, with spectacular mountain tops and faces.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly...we are in our early 60's...and for us the easy walk was quite a hike...so take that into account. We loved the hike through fynbos climbing up to see the spectacular views. The wind was blowing a gale and that made it both interesting and a bit more difficult. Strongly suggest running shoes or better footwear. It was definitely worth... More 

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Formby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

My partner and I decided to have a 4 to 5 hour hike around this Reserve today. Even though the weather was hot at 34 degrees centigrade,on the mountain it was much cooler at about 24 degrees centigrade. There was also a lovely breeze blowing. Views were spectacular from the top and you could also see Table Mountain and Signal... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Did the same walk as last year and worth every minute of being out of breath to enjoy the stunning views. Just love the beautiful scenery, peace and quiet. You cannot beat it.

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Thank Frank S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

It was an overcast day with low lying clouds....cool....and perfect for a long walk. Trails are easy to follow and the views, even with cloude are great!

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Montagu, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Day Hike very splendid walk and lovely panoramic views , early start and had a picnic at lunch time - nice outdoors activity - various routes

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

quite surprised with this estate in town....food was good...decor nice at atmosphere relaxing....place for old and young

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We drove up to the reserve on a Saturday morning and did one of the walks up one of the 'mountains' (it was around an hour up and an 45 mins down). Its a really nice way to spend a morning with spectacular views as well as some real peace and quiet. We only bumped into a handful of people... More 

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