3 days in Free State Itinerary

3 days in Free State Itinerary

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Bloemfontein
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Clarens
— 1 night

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Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein ©
Poetically hailed as the "city of roses" and the birthplace of J.
Free State National Botanical Garden has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Free State National Botanical Garden, then learn about all things military at Queen's Fort Military Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anglo Boer War Museum. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Oliewenhuis Art Museum and then take some stellar pictures from Naval Hill.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bloemfontein online trip maker.

Johannesburg to Bloemfontein is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in December: highs in Bloemfontein hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Clarens.

Things to do in Bloemfontein

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Oliewenhuis Art Museum ©
Oliewenhuis Art Museum
Anglo Boer War Museum ©
Anglo Boer War Museum
Naval Hill ©
Naval Hill

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Clarens

Clarens ©
Clarens is a small town situated in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains in the Free State province of South Africa and nicknamed the "Jewel of the Eastern Free State". Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Golden Gate Highlands National Park.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Clarens trip planner.

Getting from Bloemfontein to Clarens by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Bloemfontein in December, you will find days in Clarens are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Clarens

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Highlands National Park ©
Golden Gate Highlands National Park