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Do you need a prescription to relax?  
With wonderful deli’s, artist studios and cafe’s, you cannot help but unwind. Sit down, relax, read a newspaper and spoil your senses.  Smell the flowers. Breathe the fresh air. Listen to the birds. Watch the mountain from the back stoep. Sit on the front stoep and watch the people go by. Go for a long slow walk through the oak lined streets and appreciate the architectural history. But remember to wait patiently for the donkey carts, cows and horses that also share the road!

Hiking Groups
Mondays (Klaus Wehrlin 028 254 9597), Thursdays for the men (Jon Nesbit 028 254 9029), Fridays for the women (Penny Nesbit 028 254 9029) or Sundays for all (Jon and Penny)
If you are very energetic there is a hiking trail from Greyton to McGregor. You can stay over at Whipstock farm for the night before heading back to Greyton the following day.
Hike the Genadendal hiking trail. This 28 kilometre hike will take you through rugged mountains and cool kloofs. You can also swim at Groot and Klein Koffiegat (big and small coffee pools).

Greyton Market
Definitely go to the Greyton Saturday morning market. They start EXACTLY 10 o clock!  Be there and experience the locals!

Bicycle Riding
Further down in Main Street one can rent bicycles at High Hopes (083 415 3464 or 028 254 9898).

The Local Water Mill
At the right time you might be able to buy freshly baked bread made with flour, ground at the local water mill. And please appreciate their vegetable patches! Enter on the one side and keep straight. You will exit on the other side of Genadendal on the N2 again.

Art Galleries
Greyton is home to a number of artists and galleries and many of them operate an open house policy. They include: Scarlett, Catherine Paynter, David Kuijers Gallery, Gert Naudé, Greyton Lodge, Joshua Rossouw Modern Gallery, Lintern Gallery, Original Oils Gallery, The Tay Modern.

Horse Riding  
Explore the mountains on horse-back at The Blue Hippo (028) 254 9595.

Play tennis on the old courts in the heart of Greyton.  Arrange access with Wessel van Leeuwen on 082 592 2988.

Go fishing for black bass in the beautiful Riviersonderend during summer.


Whale-watching in Hermanus   
Driving through Caledon, it is a 70km drive to the beach, the whales and shopping, of course.

Other Activities
Go for a thick hot chocolate at Le Petite Chocolat at The Post House.

Shopping in Somerset-West which is 100km away.

Cape Town is an hour and a half away.   

Vleistreet runs parallel to a river. It is paved with white cobble-stones and flows clear fresh mountain water.  There are also wonderful hiking trails and the children will enjoy hours of refreshing swimming and fresh air.   

You MUST take a trip through the streets of historic Genadendal, the coloured settlement 8km from Greyton.  Visit the Morivian Church, the museum, the traditional blacksmith, the woolspinners and the quaint restaurant (you must book in advance for this traditional experience!).

Or just sit next to the fireplace with a gluhwein!

See the GREYTON 254 BOOK 2008 on the coffee table.  That is Greyton’s personalised telephone directory!

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