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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.
For adventure sports enthusiasts and foodies, wine lovers and craft beer aficionados, Bright offers a slice of paradise in the foothills of Victoria’s alps.
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.
From waterways to wineries, cycling to ballooning, the High Country is ready to welcome visitors this summer – whether looking to indulge in local produce or get active in nature’s gym. Here are the top 10 reasons to visit.
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 new King Valley Diary in the High Country will offer a restaurant, museum and tastings of their famous artisan cultured butter.
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.
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.
Whether on skis or a board, or if taking a more relaxed approach on snow shoes, a toboggan or dog sled, or simply building a snow man, Victoria’s alpine region has an option for everyone and plenty of accommodation options from which to explore it.
No wheels? No worries! Victoria’s compact nature lends itself to easy escapes without a car.
Milawa’s Brown Brothers Wines has just joined a very exclusive club – becoming the 17th member of Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia (UWEA). UWEA is a hand-selected collection of Australian wineries […]
The small village of Wandiligong just outside of Bright celebrates their annual Nut Festival this weekend.