Francistown is the first settlement in Southern Africa to have sprung up because of the gold rush.
Affectionately known as the Capital of the North, Francistown is a mere 90 kilometers from the Zimbabwean border. The city boasts a range of up-to-scratch facilities and the discerning traveller will be amazed at the rate Botswana's economy is growing.Francistown has lots to see and do, and the nightlife is on par with that of many African cities. The city has many restaurants, parks, shopping centers and colourful markets. The local people will make you feel very at home in their country, and you’ll be treated with respect where ever you may find yourself in one of Africa’s fastest growing economies.
Fancistown is connected very well by road to surrounding cities, including Gaborone, Harare and Bulawayo. The surrounding areas are definitely a big factor in drawing people to the city. The Moremi Game Reserve and the world famous Okavango Delta are just some of the natural beauty Botswana and in particular the areas surrounding Francistown offer.
As a city with up to scratch facilities, accommodation in Francistown available in exclusive and well appointed guest houses, hotels, lodges and comfortable self-catering houses. Francistown accommodation conveniently located within easy reach of major facilities which makes it ideal for any traveller.