From the awe-inspiring sandstone towers of the Golden Gate National Park to the enchanting artists’ haven of Clarens, this region will tug at your heart-strings with its mix of quaint, imposing and historical features. The Free State is fascinating and impressive, with its delightful mix of scenery, history and art.
Memorable Must-do Experiences
- Stand in awe before the giant sandstone formations in the Golden Gate National Park, an inspiration to local and visiting artists.
- Join in the annual Cherry festival in Ficksburg, held every November.
- Celebrate the harvesting of cherries with music, theatre and cherry-picking.
- In Bloemfontein, the City of Flowers, visit the National Botanical Gardens, the home of a petrified tree dating back about 150 million years!