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Travel beyond Melbourne’s city limits to properly appreciate the beauty of Victoria.
A sunny summer, followed by good rains and an autumnal cold snap have seen Victoria’s deciduous trees swiftly produce leaves in all manner of vivid reds, oranges and browns. The oh-so-photogenic foliage makes this the perfect time of year to explore the landscapes of regional Victoria, while also sampling some of the best food, wine and events the season has to offer.
Watch to find out what inspires Robin Wickens of Royal Mail Hotel, and why he loves The Grampians so much.
The Grampians is set to welcome a hotly anticipated new restaurant when Wickens opens at Dunkeld’s much-loved Royal Mail Hotel in October.
Throughout Victoria, visitors will find food and wine trails mapped out guiding the way to some of the state’s best producers.
Nature lovers are well catered for in Victoria, where accommodation options include rustic rainforest retreats, modernist eco-homes set in bushland, and beachside cottages with killer ocean views.
Victoria will welcome a new music festival with the launch of the inaugural Grampians Music Festival in February.
Pitch a tent or book a private cabin – holiday parks and campsites provide some of the most impressive locations in Australia and now cater to all budget levels and types of holiday-makers from families to groups.
A family holiday doesn’t just have to include human members of the family. Today, furry friends are welcome to stay at many of Victoria’s holiday accommodation options too.
The world’s most liveable city will welcome a host of new attractions, events and experiences in 2017.
Where in Victoria to switch off from the footy
Victoria’s rich gold rush history has left a trail of interesting treasures resulting in hundreds of antique shops with thousands of collectibles capturing a moment in time.
Within an easy drive of both the Grampians and Goldfields regions, at the foot of the boutique Pyrenees Wine Region lies Avoca – a hidden gem full of old world charm.
The compact state of Victoria with it’s diversity of landscapes and terrains is the only region of Australia where visitors can get seriously off the beaten track. Off road adventures in Victoria are available for everyone from novice drivers to experienced four wheel drivers.
No wheels? No worries! Victoria’s compact nature lends itself to easy escapes without a car.
Luxury accommodation in regional Victoria offers much more than fluffy dressing gowns and high cotton thread counts.