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Rotten Point House

Indulgent overnights in regional Victoria

Luxury accommodation in regional Victoria offers much more than fluffy dressing gowns and high cotton thread counts.

Flying Brick Cider Paddle

Sampling Victoria’s cellar door cideries

Victoria is home to thousands of fruit orchards, with organic apples and pears snapped up by boutique cideries to create thirst quenching batches of this favourite fruity tipple.

phillip island's glamping surf and stay

Girls getaways in regional Victoria

There’s nothing like grabbing a bunch of girlfriends and hitting the road for a weekend of laughs and leisure. Discover some of the best getaways regional Victoria has to offer.

Marilyn Monroe

What would Marilyn do?

Those keen to channel their inner Marilyn Monroe can experience Victoria the way she might have, if she visited today. We spoke with Senior Curator, Tansy Curtin to come up with a proposed itinerary for her and her fans.

violet town market

To market, to market…

There are dozens of local markets throughout Victoria, where craftspeople and producers set up ‘shop’, offering a diverse array of homemade and hand crafted wares and produce.

Melbourne Tomato Festival

Victoria celebrates the tomato

Late summer in Victoria is the time to celebrate another harvest and two events are set to pay homage to the tomato in coming weeks. On the back of a sell out […]

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe at Bendigo

Bendigo Art Gallery and Twentieth Century Fox present Marilyn Monroe, a world first exhibition launching in March 2016.

Sam Abbott, Briagolong Open Studios

Following the artists’ trail

Artist trails and open studio events throughout regional Victoria enable art-aficionados to gain an insight into the world beyond the finished product.

J Ward Lunatic Asylum Ghost Tour

The spookiest tours in regional Victoria

Halloween is the day when the living get together to honour the dead. To celebrate, here are 10 of the best ghostly, ghoulish tours across regional Victoria.

The Convent - Daylesford

Great Victorian art galleries

Art in regional Victoria rivals that of the state’s capital and with blockbuster exhibitions and new gallery openings, there is plenty going on to attract and inspire.

Salus Spa, Daylesford

New ways to feel good in Australia’s spa capital

Victoria is home to Australia’s premier spa destination with more than 80 per cent of the natural mineral springs in the country found at Daylesford and Macedon Ranges, but it’s not the only region to relax and revive.

Kittelty's pop up dinners

Pop up dining – paddock style

Pop ups are well, popping up, everywhere in Melbourne. But regional Victoria has been less enamoured with the trend – until now.

Afternoon tea at Cafe Vue

Best Mother’s Day high tea

This Mother’s Day, traditionalists can enjoy a classic high tea selection, while more adventurous mums might opt for a high tea with a twist, such as gin or coffee in place of tea, or high tea on the high seas. Whatever you choose, Victoria has something to spoil every mum.

Sovereign Hill

Winterlude warms Ballarat

Ballarat is set to warm up this winter with dazzling light displays, art installations and exhibitions, gourmet food and musical performances.


Leaf-peepers love Autumnal Victoria

Victoria is awash with bright autumn colour, attracting leaf-peepers who travel to view and photograph the foliage of the season.

NED for Out and About-A

Ned – a new Australian musical

The legendary tale of one of Australia’s most infamous figures, Ned Kelly will burst into life at the world premiere of Ned (22 – 31 May) at Bendigo’s just-opened Ulumbarra Theatre.