Geography and history
Viljoenskroon is a small town situated in the Northern Free State region of the Free State Province, South Africa. It was established on a farm named Mahemskuil in 1921 and named after its original owner, JJ Viljoen. The excellent stud farms in the area are also very well-known. This quiet town is situated in the middle of the maize industry. Viljoenskroon is a very hospitable town and has a total population of approximately 3 000. During the well-known annual NAMPO agricultural show, Viljoenskroon provides well-developed accommodation.
There are various accommodation options for tourists who would like to stay over in Viljoenskroon. Facilities available include the following – bed and breakfasts, guest houses, self-catering and camping sites. Please go to our accommodation directory for more information on places to stay in the area.
Activities and attractions
Viljoenskroon offers visitors the chance to experience the historical and natural attractions as well as the adventurous activities. The Evans Tractor Museum on the Sandfontein Farm is an interesting stop. This museum features a collection of early and late model tractors as well as some other historical equipment.
Other things to do in Viljoenskroon include:
- Benwell Herb Garden and Nursery
- Grain Silos (One of the biggest in SA)
- Orange Potteries
- Water Sports
- Wawiel Park Holiday Resort
- World War Two Memorial
The business community of Viljoenskroon has no shortage of products, shops, stalls and restaurants to offer. Tourists are encouraged to support this community. Please see our business directory for a complete list of businesses in the region.
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