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Swellendam

Swellendam, Overberg, South AfricaSwellendam is one of the oldest towns in South Africa which still supports the farming legacy for which it was originally populated. This fertile valley surrounded by the Langeberg Mountains creates a patchwork of colours that keep changing with the seasons. The canola fields turn bright yellow in spring and the wheat changes from green to golden in November. Having begun life in the 1700’s, Swellendam has a wealth of historic buildings, with architecture ranging from Cape Dutch to Victori...

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Swellendam Drostdy Museum Complex and Historic Buildings

The historical areas of Voortrek Street, Van Oudtshoorn Street and Swellengrebel Street all lead to the Cape Dutch Drostdy Museum. The Republic of Swellendam

The Republic of Swellendam

Nestled at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains, lies Swellendam, the third oldest magisterial district (after Cape Town and... View Tourism Articles