Route 62 in South Africa is fast becoming as well known as the infamous Route 66 in America, and for good reason. Not only is it the longest wine route in the world, but it also leads to the beautiful historic village of Montagu.
Montagu is cradled by the spectacular Langeberg mountain range and is famous for her orchards, vineyards, local herbs, rock formations and healing hot mineral springs. Rich in national Cape Dutch and Georgian National Monuments Montagu is a perfect example of a Late Victorian agricultural village in the Western Cape. Montagu is also becoming world famous amongst the rock-climbing fraternity.
There are many fine restaurants in town to entice the gourmet in you, and if you feel you have indulged too much, the numerous walking trails will soon appease your guilty conscience..
Other nearby activities include golf, hiking, river cruises, tractor trips and wine tasting.
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