Discover Paarl's Legacy: Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 3.5km
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Duration 1h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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$10.79
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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Discover Paarl's past with an In-App Audio Tour
  • Explore the grand De Hoop Farm
  • Admire Toringkerk's neo-gothic beauty
  • See the Afrikaans Language Museum
  • Feel Dutch and Huguenot influences
Embark on a self-guided audio tour through the historic heart of Paarl, where the essence of cultural heritage and architectural marvels await explorers with a passion for history and timeless beauty. Ideal for history buffs and architectural enthusiasts, this tour uncovers the entwined tales of winemaking and cultural evolution along the oak-lined Main Road of this South African gem. The journey commences at the storied De Hoop Farm and concludes at the venerable Paarl Museum, guiding travelers across a landscape rich with Dutch and French Huguenot influences. The route unfurls stories of winemaking pioneers, the emergence of Afrikaans, and showcases an array of buildings from thatched-roofed Cape Dutch homes to the neo-gothic Toringkerk, encapsulating centuries of community, resilience, and progress. Each step is an invitation to peel back the layers of Paarl's past as buildings and monuments narrate their tales, brought to life by the interactive commentary of the tour. Travelers will encounter the impactful Afrikaans Language Monument, the imaginative Art Deco edifices, and the grandeur of Paarl Gymnasium, each stop adding depth to their understanding of the town's journey through time. While walking among the whispers of the Strooidak Church Graveyard or admiring the Victorian elegance of the P M Cross Building, participants will collect memories as lustrous as the 'pearls' Paarl is named after.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Paarl Museum
De Hoop Farm
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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