Witness Bright's deciduous trees in their breathtaking autumnal splendour, and return throughout the year to take advantage of the village's proximity to Victoria's alps, national parks and home-grown food and wine.
Two-wheel action is superb around Bright, whether you're a road cyclist or a mountain biker. Cruise the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail through the Ovens River Valley, or challenge yourself on the 7 Peaks Alpine Ascent.
Base yourself in Bright for winter snow activities, and return in spring and summer for hiking, kayaking, and even ballooning over the Alpine National Park.
Food and wine
Visit boutique wineries, stock up on stunning produce and taste local ingredients in village cafes and restaurants. Linger in Bright Brewery or the Grape and Grain Bar, sample the inspired Asian flavours at Tani Eat Drink, or finagle a reservation at Simone's, one of Victoria's most celebrated restaurants.
Time your visit for the High Country Harvest Festival. Join in the festivities, learn new recipes and meet the makers of some of Victoria's finest food, wine and craft beer.
View Bright's picturesque setting on the Ovens River from lookouts at Mount Buffalo. See scenery like nothing else on the 230-kilometre Bogong Alpine Way (part of the Great Alpine Road), which loops through Bright, Mount Beauty, Falls Creek and over Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham.
Things to do
Head to the High Country where the wine flows at rustic family wineries and innovative meals made from fresh produce are the everyday.
Take up the challenge to cycle up the High Country's highest peaks or simply enjoy meandering rides between regional wineries and gourmet producers.
From shiraz to sauvignon vert, discover more than 30 different grape varieties at picturesque wineries in the Alpine Valleys wine region.