Free State Towns

Information on things to do, see and experience when visiting Free State Towns in South Africa.
  • Golden Gate National Park near Bethlehem, Free State, South Africa.

    Bethlehem Info

    Bethlehem meaning House of Bread is the principal town of the Free State in South Africa and the centre of this magnificent wheat growing area that stretches for as far as the eye can see

  • Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa.


    Bloemfontein is the capital of the Free State. A pretty, medium-sized city, it lives up to its name, which means 'spring of flowers'. There are thousands of rose bushes lining the streets

  • Clarens, Free State, South Africa.


    Situated in the green and mountainous Eastern Free State, this lovely town, close to the Lesotho border, is an absolute gem. Filled with Victorian-style houses built from local sandstone

  • Clarens, Free State, South Africa.


    Ficksburg, proclaimed in 1867 is situated along the Highlands Route in the Eastern Free State. Today Fisksburg is still the agricultural gem it has always been, and its the gateway to Lesotho

  • Basutho, Free State.

    Free State

    The Free State is probably South Africa's Cinderella province but, somehow it's part of our identity, even if we've never been there. Perhaps it's the space. And you have to admit

  • Basutho, Free State.


    Kroonstad was established in 1855 and is situated in South Africa's Free State province. The town is an important railway junction on the main line between Cape Town and Johannesburg

  • Marquard, Free State, South Africa


    This small town in the Eastern Free State is most well known as a cherry and asparagus farming district and is a great agri-tourism destination. Most of the farms in the area have comfortable

  • Parys, Free State, South Africa.


    This charming little town is only about an hour's drive from Johannesburg and it is rapidly becoming quite a fashionable residential area. Commuters claim the peace and quiet are worth the

  • Parys, Free State, South Africa.


    Sasolburg is situated in the northernmost region of the Free State Province, on the banks of the Vaal River. Sasolburg was established in 1954 to provide housing for the employees of the SASOL

  • Parys, Free State, South Africa.


    Welkom is a mining town in the Free State Province, South Africa, and has been the centre of the gold fields since 1947. A complete history of gold mining in the area can be found