Explore Parys, Free State and the Vredefort Dome
Come explore the lively and unique town of Parys. Only 120km from Johannesburg. Parys, Free State is your ultimate weekend getaway spot set against the mighty Vaal River and Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site (the largest meteorite impact site on earth).
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Popular Things to Do in Parys, Free State
Featured hot spots in and around town
Meyer’s Ranch Deli & Coffee Shop
Art Lovers Luxury Guest House and Conference Venue, Parys
Pickled Pig Ale House
Hoi Polloi Parys
The Dog and Fig Brewery
Dimalachite River Lodge
All Things Adventure Festival Parys
Explore the lively and unique town of Parys. Set on one of the most beautiful stretches of the mighty Vaal River, in the heart of the Vredefort Dome (the largest meteorite impact site on earth).
The town and area is surely one of South Africa’s most precious and underrated holiday destinations. Unbeknown to many, this small and peaceful farming town is only 120km from Johannesburg. This quaint town makes for an affordable and restful vacation choice from the hustle and bustle of city life. Offering a wide range of accommodation options, outdoor activities, restaurants, shops, craft markets. There are also many weddings, function and conference venues to choose from. Recharge your batteries in the tranquility of wide open spaces, star filled skies or simply enjoy the warm hospitality of the magical little town of Parys, Free State.
Parys, Free State offers a wide range of accommodation options. Are you looking for Self Catering Accommodation, B&B’s, Luxury Guesthouses or Romantic River Cottages? Perhaps Mountain Retreats, Hotels, Campsites or Fishing Lodges?
Looking for a bite to eat? Explore the main street (Breë) by foot, indulge in delicious food. Are you looking for a romantic, fine-dining restaurant? Perhaps a family or kid-friendly restaurant?
Looking for Adventure? The Vredefort Dome offers the adventure enthusiast the most beautiful and wild sections of the mighty Vaal River. Scenic Mountains, rapids and trails await the wild at heart.
Explore the main street (Breë) by foot. Shop for one-of-a-kind gift items. Find yourself a bargain! Many antique, furniture, rare collectables, clothing, jewellery, homeware, art and craft stores.
Looking for a unique Conference Venue? With close proximity to the Vaal River? The area is an ideal choice for Conferences, Team Building Events and Functions. There is a wide range of activities, accommodation and restaurants to choose from.
Parys, Free State and the Vredefort Dome have many fantastic Wedding Venue’s to choose from. There is a wide range of activities, accommodation, shops and restaurants. Your guests will feel happy and relaxed.
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