Villiers

The town of Villiers, on the Vaal River, is generally considered to be one of the prettiest towns in the Northern Free State. It was founded in 1882 on two farms owned by Lourens de Villiers. The sedate Victorian houses that still grace the town add to its old-world charm.

Adventure And Sport

Angling and water sports: The nearby Vaal River has many designated angling spots and offers many water sport opportunities.

Vaal Holiday Resort: This modern holiday resort on the banks of the Vaal River and close to the town, offers fun and relaxation as well as entertainment for both locals and visitors.

Entertainment And Shopping

Sandstone Guest House: This beautiful old sandstone house, on the corner of Main and Frankfort Streets, is now a guest house of distinction.

Niki’s Road Stall: Visit Niki’s Road Stall if you feel peckish and choose between biltong, scones, freshly baked bread or ginger beer. The stall also sells local craftwork.

History And Architecture

Historic Buildings: There are various old historic buildings in town, such as the Post Office and the First National Bank Building, as well as two interesting old bridges: the Wagon Bridge and the old Train Bridge.

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