Geography and history
Paul Roux is a town situated in the Thabo Mofutsanyana region of the Free State Province in South Africa. This town is the birthplace of former president PW Botha. The town was laid out in 1909 by Reverend Paul Roux, who the town is named after. Paul Roux is an important producer of poplar wood for the safety match industry. The town’s main industry however still remains general farming. This town has a population of approximately 500 inhabitants and the majority of them speak Afrikaans.
Paul Roux offers tourists many types of cosy accommodation. These facilities include – bed and breakfasts, self-catering units, guest houses and camping sites. There is an option for every budget. Please go to our accommodation directory if you would like more information on places to stay in the area.
Activities and attractions
Paul Roux has a bit of everything – there are a few historical sites to visit and then a few natural attractions to wow tourists. The Dinosaur Footprints is a prehistoric wonder that should be enjoyed by the whole family. What better way to step into the past than to touch a footprint of where these prehistoric creatures once walked.
Other things to do in Paul Roux include:
- African Textiles
- Hiking and Biking
- Old Sotho Dwellings
- Open-air Museum
- Semi-precious Stones
There are various types of businesses in the Paul Roux area. The goods and service are top quality and the owners are very friendly. The restaurants are a culinary delight and there is something to suit every taste. Please go to our business directory for a list of all the businesses the region.
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