Melbourne & Victoria - Short trips from Melbourne (Chapter)
This is the Short Trips from Melbourne chapter from Lonely Planet’s Melbourne & Victoria guidebook.
Getting out of the city for a day, a weekend or longer is easy - the question is not why, but where to first? With a short trip you can experience historic towns, mountains, rivers, beaches, bush, vine-covered hills, cycle paths and wildlife. Now go. Enjoy!
- after a dawn balloon ride, sample Australia’s finest cool-climate wines in the Yarra Valley
- soak in the soothing mineral spa at Hepburn Springs
- restaurants & accommodation
- steam along on Puffing Billy then cruise the hills of the Dandenongs
Coverage includes: The Dandenongs, Yarra Valley, Healesville & the Lower Yarra Valley, Warburton & the Upper Yarra Valley, Marysville, Lake Mountain, The Spa Country, Daylesford & Hepburn Springs, Macedon Ranges, Queenscliff & the Bellarine Peninsula, Point Lonsdale, Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads.
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