Prince Albert

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Prince Albert lies at the foot of the awe-inspiring Swartberg Pass. The town offers wide open spaces to hike and bike, crisp, clear air, star-filled skies and quiet to restore your soul. It showcases beautifully preserved Victorian, Karoo, Cape Dutch and uniquely gabled buildings. It is home to artists and crafters, purveyors of fresh produce and good food, as well as the friendliest people in the Karoo.

Prince Albert is on the Swartberg Circle Route® linking the Great Karoo to the Klein Karoo. Drive the Meiringspoort with its soaring cliffs and astounding rock formations. The Swartberg Pass is a national monument and provides travellers with spectacular views and an experience never to be forgotten. Prince Albert is renowned for its long shadows and honey-coloured light, attracting artists, many whose work is available in galleries around town. Prince Albert forms part of the mohair producing region of South Africa and is home to champion breeders of Angora goats. Visit the weavers or mohair shop for products to take home, large and small. Nearby mountain passes and farm roads offer excellent hiking, trail running and cycling experiences.

To read more about the town and district click on the following link Prince Albert.

STAYenRoute, have identified the following personalized places of accommodation, in Prince Albert that we recommend to our clients.

Assendelft Lodge & Bush Camp

 

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