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Montagu— 35 nights
A gateway to the fertile hills and valleys of the Little Karoo and a stop on historic Route 62, the scenic village of Montagu captivates with its quaint Cape Dutch architecture and mineral hot springs.Museum-lovers will get to explore The Kapula Gallery and Laingsburg Flood Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Horse Riding Grootbos Private Nature Reserve and Kassiesbaai. Explore Montagu's surroundings by going to Swellendam (Kunstehuijs Fine Art Gallery, Drostdy Museum, & more), Goedverwacht Wine Estate (in Bonnievale) and Witsand Nature Reserve (in Witsand). And it doesn't end there: hike along De Hoop Whale Trail, take in the pleasant sights at Phillipskop Mountain Reserve, relax in the rural setting at Owl's Rest Olive and Lavender Farm, and see the interesting displays at Montagu Museum.
For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Montagu online day trip planner .
In August, daily temperatures in Montagu can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Montagu
Swellendam, Franschhoek, Robertson, Barrydale, Bredasdorp
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