Clarens is a picturesque village, known as the’ Jewel of the Eastern Free State’, situated 355 kilometres directly south of the capital city of Pretoria. It is said to be especially best visited during autumn, when painters and photographers flock the village to see its magnificent foliage change. Moreover, Clarens’s main square is surrounded by several art galleries and studios. The Golden Gate highland National Park is located on the villages door step and is known for large buck and bird spices. Clarens accommodation offers visitors a range of one to four star hotels.