High Country, Victoria, Australia
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Sub-alpine villages

Whether you're on your way to Victoria's snowfields or heading home after a week on the slopes, take time to enjoy the natural attractions, heritage streetscapes and incredible food and wine of the region's sub-alpine villages. Such towns include Mansfield, Marysville, Healesville, Noojee, Mount Beauty, Tawonga, Bright, Myrtleford, Harrietville and Omeo.

Flavours of the country
Stop by historic villages to get a glimpse of what life was like in the heady days of the goldrush and then treat yourself to a feast of flavours. Sample regional varietals and renowned local beers and tuck into the freshest local produce at restaurants all across the area. Looking for more? Hit the trails on the back of a steed like the original cattlemen, explore the forest on foot, or ride along rail trails on your treddly.

Mansfield Mountain Festival, High Country, Victoria, Australia


Get on your high horse in Mansfield, home of Victoria's traditional cattlemen, before dismounting for local Rieslings and sparkling wines.

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Mount Beauty, High Country, Victoria, Australia

Mount Beauty

Experience real alpine village life in Mount Beauty, which lives up to its name from its prime location at the foot of Victoria's highest mountain.

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Bright, High Country, Victoria, Australia


See Bright in its autumnal splendour, and make the most of nearby snowfields, national parks and exceptional home-grown food and wine.

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Omeo, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia


Omeo, an historic Gippsland gold mining town on the Great Alpine Road, is a great base from which to explore the national parks and alpine surrounds.

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Walhalla, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia


Discover Walhalla, once a busy gold mining centre and one of Australia's richest towns, and today an historic township in Gippsland's alpine wilderness.

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