Bethulie is a small farming town located in the Motheo and Xhariep region of the Free State Province, South Africa. Situated on the banks of Lake Gariep, it is well worth a stop over.
Bethulie was originally a French mission station and the directors of the Missionary Society decided on its name, which means "chosen by God". This region is well-known for its sheep and cattle-farming, with a semi-desert temperature. There are great fluctuations in temperature between the heat of the day and coolness of night.
The town has a lot of history attached to it, with many monuments and museums telling their own stories.
Bethulie is a picturesque town offering a variety of accommodation options from Bed and Breakfasts to Self-catering units. Please see the accommodation directory for a list of places to stay.
Bethulie has much to offer in the way of activities to keep the whole family entertained. Some of the things to do are as follows:-
- Dutch Reformed Church
- Grave of J J Venter
- Horse Memorial
- Ox-wagon Monument
- Pellisier House Museum
- Tussen die Riviere Nature Reserve
- The Klaversfontein Rabbit Farm
Bethulie offers tourists the chance to experience this striking town through its shops, products, restaurants and stalls. Please see the Business directory for more information or add your own free business listing.
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