Melbourne & Victoria - Goldfields & the Grampians (PDF Chapter)
This is the Goldfields & the Grampians chapter from Lonely Planet’s Melbourne & Victo-ria guidebook.
History, nature and culture combine spectacularly in Victoria’s regional heart. This is a fantas-tic region for touring, with a range of contrasting landscapes, from pretty countryside and green forests, red earth and granite country, to farmland, orchards and wineries.
- set up camp in the Grampians National Park and walk to waterfalls and stunning lookouts
- wander Bendigo’s historic streets lined with elegant architecture and fantastic restau-rants
- experience a real gold-rush town at Sovereign Hill, Ballarat’s famous child friendly open-air museum.
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Ballarat, Bendigo, Goldfields Towns, Kyneton, Cas-tlemaine, Harcourt, Maldon, Clunes, Maryborough, The Grampians, Grampians National Park & Around, Halls Gap, Dunkeld & Around, Horsham, Wartook Valley, Mt Arapiles State Park, Dim-boola, Nhill, Little Desert National Park & Around.
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