Geography and history
Fauresmith is a small horseshoe shaped town in the Motheo and Xhariep region of the Free State Province, South Africa. Its name is a combination of the surnames of Reverent Philip Faure and Sir Harry Smith. Faure was the moderator of the Dutch Reformed Church and Smith was the Governor of the Cape Colony. The principal crops grown in this region are potatoes and lucerne.
There is a variety of tourist accommodation to choose from in Fauresmith. Facilities ranging from bed and breakfasts and guest houses to self-catering units and lodges are available in this area. If you would like more information on places to stay, please go to our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
Fauresmith offers loads of activities and attractions to keep tourists busy while staying in this area.
Things to do in Fauresmith include:
- Dr WH Boshoff Homestead
- Great Trek Monument
- Kalkfontein Dam Nature Reserve
- Printing and Basket Weaving
- Randjiesveld Hiking Trail
- Reichardt Park Cemetery
- Stone Age Implements
Fauresmith’s rich history and many attractions make for interesting products, services and restaurants. Visitors can find many businesses in town to suit every taste and need. For a complete list of businesses in the area, please see our business directory.
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