Clarens

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Clarens is a small, quaint village with sandstone buildings, surrounded by the spectacular Maluti Mountains of the Golden Gate National Park, which is only 20 km from the village. It has become known as the “Jewel of the Free State” due to the beauty of its pristine natural surroundings. Be ready... Read more

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A visual hub of artistic beauty - Clarens has something for everyone from golf, quad biking, extreme adventures and hiking, scenic landscapes, quaint shops, excellent restaurants and glorious weather.

Pippa McHale
South Africa

Gorgeous place - Beautiful and breath taking, great ace to get away

Tammiene de pierres
South Africa

Clarens - A beautiful village surounded by mountains and populated by friendly people. An art mecca with many interesting, different shops. About 15km drive there is the Golden Gate National Park which is equally beautiful with many lovely walks and a 6 hour hike to the very top peak with stunning views.

Natalie Huth
South Africa

The perfect getaway - A truly beautiful area to visit. Clarens is vibrant filled with beautiful arts and crafts and plenty of places to eat. Just a short drive outside of Clarens there are also plenty stuff to do e.g. horse riding and hiking. We love going there and I would recommend it over and over again.

Ilona CrawCour
South Africa

A great little town. - This is a great place to be for a weekend, lots to do and lots to shop around. No really suitable for small kids. Great hiking trails and the prices in general are very reasonable, in most cases even cheaper than in Joburg.

Robin
South Africa
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Things to do near Clarens

  • Spruit Walking Trail Spruit Walking Trail

    Hiking Trail in
    Clarens

    1 Review
    The Spruit Walking Trail is a quick and easy route along a stream and into a ravine. Along the way it...
  • Clarens Craft Brewery Clarens Craft Brewery

    Popular Attraction
    1.1km from Clarens

    1 Review
    Enjoy a craft brew as you relax and take on the sights and sounds of Clarens. Clarens Brewery brews fine...
  • Mallen Walking Trail Mallen Walking Trail

    Hiking Trail
    1273.2km from Clarens

    1 Review
    Start the Mallen Walk near the tennis courts in Berg Street and follow the signs and arrows. This...
  • Clarens House of Beauty Day Spa Clarens House of Beauty Day Spa

    Spa & Wellness
    1.3km from Clarens

    Clarens House of Beauty aims to promote optimal health and functioning through their holistic...
  • Johan Smith Art Gallery Johan Smith Art Gallery

    Theatre, Gallery or Museum in
    Clarens

    The Johan Smith Art Gallery opened its doors in November 1999. Situated on Clarens square, in the...
  • Body Bliss Day Spa Body Bliss Day Spa

    Spa & Wellness
    1.0km from Clarens

    Body Bliss Day Spa is located in the reception building of Kiara Lodge, a large resort situated in the...
  • Maluti Footprints and Tours Maluti Footprints and Tours

    Popular Attraction
    1.2km from Clarens

    Fly Fishing, Afriski, Katse Dam, Pony Trekking, Liphofung Caves, Craft Centres
  • Kloof Dam Walk Kloof Dam Walk

    Hiking Trail
    2.8km from Clarens

    The short routes around Kloof Dam form part of the Kloof Mountain Trail and are perfect for joggers and...
  • Scilla Walking Trail Scilla Walking Trail

    Hiking Trail in
    Clarens

    Start the Scilla Walk at the reservoir on Ridge Estate or at the T-junction on Hill Street and follow...
  • Blou Donki Art Gallery Blou Donki Art Gallery

    Theatre, Gallery or Museum
    1.2km from Clarens

    Bloud Donki Art Gallery is situated in the picturesque valley of Clarens. Here you will find the finest...
  • Addy Hoyle Art Gallery Addy Hoyle Art Gallery

    Theatre, Gallery or Museum
    1.4km from Clarens

    The Addy & Hoyle Art Gallery is on the square in the middle of the little artists' village of Clarens....
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Clarens Restaurants

  • Mosaic Pizzeria and Art Gallery Mosaic Pizzeria and Art Gallery

    Italian Restaurant
    1.4km from Clarens

    1 Review
    This gastronomic affair can be found in the artsy district of Clarens, where delightful arrays of...
  • Artist's Cafe Artist's Cafe

    Grills Restaurant
    1.2km from Clarens

    1 Review
    Artist’s Café in Clarens is located at the Windmill Center on Clarens Square, flanked by majestic views...
  • The Gourmet Shed The Gourmet Shed

    South African Restaurant in
    Clarens

    Serving South African cuisine, the daytime restaurant offers lunch in relaxed setting. Housed inside an...
  • Phatt Chef Restaurant Phatt Chef Restaurant

    South African Restaurant
    1.9km from Clarens

    This diners pilgrimage serves sensational pies, succulent steaks and generous portions of deliciousness...
  • Duck and Hound Family Steakhouse Duck and Hound Family Steakhouse

    Country Restaurant
    2.2km from Clarens

    Fantastic atmosphere, excellent food and world-class wines compliments true country hospitality and...
  • Caledon Gardens Restaurant Caledon Gardens Restaurant

    International Restaurant in
    Clarens

    The seasonal menu boasts handmade bread, soups and hearty continental country cooking. Chilly winters...
  • Caledon Mountain Restaurant Caledon Mountain Restaurant

    Continental Restaurant
    26.4km from Clarens

    The main thatched lodge, where the bar and restaurant is situated, is in peaceful surroundings with...
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