On Saturday, 22 November 2014, roughly 3 000 riders will line up in Swellendam to tackle the Coronation Double Century’s challenging 202km route, resulting in a few scheduled road closures in the Overberg region.
Scheduled road closures for Saturday, 22 November 2014:
Somerset Road, Swellendam: 04h00 – 08h00
R324, Tradouw Pass: 06h00 – 09h30
Van Riebeek Road, Montague: 09h30 – 11h30
Van Eeden Street, Swellendam: 11h00 – 17h00
Murray Street and Stasie Street (on either side of the Swellendam Show Grounds), Swellendam
04h00 – 16h00
Zandvliet Road, Ashton: 08h30 – 12h00
R317 (for 2.5km to Bonnievale Cellars), Bonnievale: 10h30 – 14h00
Peter Gratton, Tourism Manager of the Greater Swellendam Tourism Office, shares the community’s support of the annual event, saying: “Swellendam Tourism welcomes all the participants, friends and spectators of the Coronation Double Century. It gives us immense pride to host this incredible event which is the biggest in our annual tourism and cultural calendar.”
On Race Day (Saturday, 22 November 2014) the public can contact the event organisers on 087 820 5605 or 028 514 1705 if there are any emergency queries or incidents to report.
is one of South Africa’s best-kept secrets and there’s truly something for everyone, no matter if you’re a history buff, sports fanatic, wildlife fan, adrenaline junkie, birder, wine and liqueur lover, foodie or just looking for a family break!
A Republic of community, unity, love, art, music, good food, and beauty. A Republic in which people show that they care about one another and about the environment in which they live, that they treasure wildlife and nature.
A Republic which draws together the towns and villages that make up the Greater Swellendam Area – Swellendam, Suurbraak, Barrydale, Buffeljachts, Stormsvlei, Malagas and Cape Infanta.
The people of these lovely ‘dorpies ‘are looking forward to welcoming you to their very special Republic.
There is something for every taste. Our restaurants are owner managed. Food & service comes with pride and attention to detail – where possible, food is locally sourced and prepared with passion.read more »
You’re on the doorstep of some of the greatest wine routes, on the front stoep of some of the most glorious mountains, in the lap of tremendous unspoilt beaches and awesome attractions.
read more »
Stay in guesthouses, B&B’s, historical buildings, cottages, arty hotels, and mountain cabins. Expect a warm welcome and excellent service, from people who will share the secrets of this beautiful place.
read more »
Something for everyone and on the way to everywhere. History buffs, sports fanatics, wildlife fans, adrenaline junkies, birders, families, water babies, wine & liqueur lovers and foodies: Unite.
stay updated with our last news
“Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short as you feel. But ride.” ~ Eddy Merckx