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CLIMATE

Montagu is blessed with the wonderful climate that the Western Cape offers. It has warm to hot summers, mild winters and long spring and autumn months. The town is surrounded with hills. The unpolluted horizon is one of the chief attractions. Flowers are a passion among the town’s gardeners. The annual Rose show in October is the showcase for the towns famous range of roses.

One of Montagu’s chief attractions are the radioactive hot springs situated on the edge of the present day town. It is not certain when these were first discovered but the refreshing and healing waters were known about in the early history of the town.

Montagu is one of the top rock climbing destinations in the world! Surrounded by fabulous rock formations, energetic rock climbers flock here to experience the thrill of climbing. The tourism office in town is the perfect place to collect maps and information on where to find the climbing points.
Montagu is one of the wine producing towns in South Africa. It is rich with history, and hosts many industries. Its quiet atmosphere will seduce you to stay longer than you intend...


The Drotdy Museum
The Drostdy was built by the Dutch East India Company in 1747 to serve as residence and official headquarters for the Landdrost. Soon after a gaol, a house for the secretary, a mill and various outbuildings were erected.
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Montagu Tourism Bureau
Tel: (+27) 614 2471 | | info@montagu-ashton.info
24 Bath Street, Montagum 6720