The N6 National route runs between Bloemfontein in the Free State and East London in the Eastern Cape, through some of the most beautiful and diverse scenery, visiting towns such as Stutterheim, Queenstown and Aliwal North

Driving along this interesting route you will get to see a waterfront shopping mall in Bloemfontein, art galleries, museums, spot the Big 5 in nature reserves along the way or you can experience skiing on the snow-covered slopes of Ben McDhui or try surfing the big waves in East London.

Try going off the beaten track occasionally and visit charming and historic towns like Barkly East, Dordrecht, Elliot, Lady Grey and Rhodes, all with their own interesting activities, culture and history.

Other fascinating  towns along the N6 include Jamestown and Cathcart, not forgetting the historical Anglo-Boer War sites that you can also visit.

The N6 (Friendly N6) is 540 kilometers (336 miles) long.

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