At the foot of the misty, often snow-capped Riviersonderend Mountains lies the tranquil village of Greyton. Many crafters and artists inhabit the thatched cottages situated in shaded oak-lined streets. The town was named after the then Governor of the Cape Colony, Sir George Grey.

Adventure And Sport

Horse-riding: Greyton horse trails take visitors up the rugged Riviersonderend Mountains and over open grasslands.

Hiking: Various hiking trails criss-cross the area, including the Boesmanskloof Hiking Trail, Genadendal Trail and trails through the Greyton Nature Reserve.

Fauna And Flora

Greyton Nature Reserve: Many species of antelope roam the fynbos-covered mountain slopes.

History And Architecture

Buildings: There are a variety of historical buildings in Greyton, such as the Post House, the Moravian Church and Greyton Lodge.

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