De Doorns is a small town located in the Cape Winelands region of the Western Cape. Situated in the Hex River Valley, 32 km North-East of Worcester and 40 km south-west of Touwsrivier. The De Doorns farm was bought by the government of Cape Prime Minister John Molteno in 1875, to build a railway station for the expanding Cape Government Railways. The line was built through De Doorns, connecting it to Cape Town and reaching Montagu Road (later Touws River). The town would later develop around the station.
This is a valley of vineyards and snow-capped mountains during winter that combine to make it one of the most picturesque valleys, especially during autumn when the different vines give rise to a wonderful display of various colours.
De Doorns, although a small town, has a variety of accommodation options available from Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts to Self-catering units The activities section of this directory provides a comprehensive list of advertisers on things to do in De Doorns. Hiking and mountain biking are a firm favourite.
This town has a good business infrastructure providing a wide range of goods and services to its residents as well as surrounding communities.
For more information, please visit www.cape-winelands-info.co.za
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