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La Verna Retreat House


Directions to La Verna:
Co-ordinates: 26° 45′ 38.98″ S 27° 40′ 37.96″ E

Directions from JHB:

  • Follow the N1 (Ben Schoeman highway) to Bloemfontein. Pass through the Grasmere tollgate.
  • Follow the N1 for another ±42 km.
  • Do not take the Vanderbijlpark/Sasolburg turn-off – with this sign you will get lost.
  • Take the exit number 9 (Vanderbijlpark / Potchefstroom) and turn left.
  • Follow the road for another 800 m and turn right at the Loch Vaal / Erina Spa sign.
  • Follow the road until you get to a stop street, turn right towards Parys (R42).
  • Follow the road for 800 m and turn left at the signs for Parys/ Erina Spa.
  • Follow the road for a further 3 km and at the Potchefstroom sign turn right.
  • Immediately turn left into La Verna at the white cross.

Directions from Germiston:

  • Take the N12 towards Durban/ Kimberley and then follow the R59 to Vereeniging.
  • Follow the R59 for ±45 km and take the R42 (it branches off to Vanderbijlpark).
  • Continue along the R42 and go through the following traffic lights:
  • Robot 1: The first set of light has a Pick & Pay on the left hand side and a Makro on the right.
  • Robot 2: Andries Potgieter Blvd
  • Robot 3: Westinghouse (to the right) and Louis Trichard Blvd (to the left).
  • Robot 4: Frikkie Meyer Blvd
  • Robot 5: Vaal Mall on the left. Rossini Str. (to the left) and Faraday Blvd (to the right).
  • Robot 6: Sign for R57/N1 to Jhb
  • Continue straight on for another ±11 km. (You cross over the Riet River).
  • Look out for the signs to Parys and Erina Spa. At these signs turn left and follow the road for another 3 km.
  • Look out for a sign to Potchefstroom, and at this sign turn right and immediately left at the white cross.