Afrikaans name: Bergville
Bergville is a small town that was originally founded in 1897. Its first name was Bergville Mountain Village.
A number of interesting activities can be undertaken in the area. These include horse-riding, battlefield tours, kayaking, river-rafting and birding. Spioenkop Game Reserve and Woodstock Dam are also nearby. A scenic drive can be taken over Oliviershoek Pass into the Free State.
Bergville lies in the foothills of the nearby Drakensberg Mountains. The Tugela River flows through the outskirts of the town.
Bergville weatherBERGVILLE WEATHER
The area around the town has many beef and dairy farms.
References and further readingConolly's Guide to Southern Africa - Author: Denis Conolly - Year Published: 1982 - Page: 235
Farm Stall to Farm Stall - Author: Jennifer Stern - Year Published: 2014 - Page: 124
On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Year Published: 1995 - Page: 136
Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa - 4th edition - Author: - Year Published: 1986 - Page: 375
Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 74
The Pictorial Motoring Atlas of South Africa - Author: Maxwell Leigh - Year Published: 1987 - Page: 121