Kept secure for many years for Defence purposes, the Villa will once again allow the public in to tour this magnificent home. One of Australia’s wealthiest mining magnates, George Lansell made his wealth from the New Chum reef and built his mansion on the top of it.
Learn the history of the villa and its original owner, George Lansell. Guests will be treated to local food and wine while surrounded by rich Bendigo History and the beautiful architecture of the Villa itself.
Entry includes an indulgent array of local produce, wine and craft beer. Be entertained by classical music followed by an extensive tour of the Villa and its surrounds. Duration is approximately three hours.
Days of operation:
Morning and afternoon 2019 dates now available: February 23 & 24 March 23 (Afternoon booked out) & 24 April 27 (Sold Out) & 28 May 25 & 26 June 22 & 23 Please call for more information.
Situated in the historic Post Office, Bendigo Visitor Centre can help you sort out all your needs while you are here, including accommodation, shopping, dining, booking attractions and tours, and provide you visitor information, map and guide books.
They also have quality gifts and souvenirs, so it is a must stop during your Bendigo Visit. The Visitor Centre opens everyday from 9:00am to 5:00pm except Christmas Day.
Feeling peckish on your visit to Bendigo? Why not join a Food Fossicker Foodie Tour, highlighting Bendigo’s foodie culture. The tour provides participants with the opportunity to meet passionate food heroes who showcase local produce. As part of the tour, participants are treated to food and beverage tastings, a foodie tour bag, stories and local seasonal produce.
Visit some of Bendigo's leading food venues including Bendigo Wholefoods, The Good Loaf, Indulge Fine Belgian Chocolates and Masons of Bendigo. The tour departs the Bendigo Visitor Centre on Saturdays, spots are limited to be sure to book.
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