Clarens Perfect Retreat for City Dwellers

Posted on Tue June 6, 2017.

When looking up the synonym for the word tourism, travel, vacation industry, service sector, sightseeing and visiting the attractions are words that come up. And this is all and more that you can get up to in regards to touring Clarens.

You can travel to Clarens, a small town that sits in a valley, as Clarens is an easy drive from cities in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Free State and North West Province.And many city dwellers are known to enjoy a lot of leisurely time in the town, which has grown into a tourists destinations that’s even been named one of the top 10 towns to visit in South Africa.

  There is a Town Square to explore with plenty of cute little shops along the pavements that include arts and  crafts places, home-industry shops, furniture stores, boutiques, art galleries, side walk cafes and restaurants.

Sightseeing is a huge part of Clarens tourism especially in regards to the towns biggest draw card, its mountains as Clarens is situated at the foothill of the mighty and majestic Maluti Mountain. And all you can do as you drive into the town is slow down, take in the fresh air and views, to better understand why Clarens is nicknamed the ‘jewel’ of the Free State province.

Mont Rouge Guesthouse, only a stone's throw away from the town center, offers you affordable self catering accommodation.