Melbourne & Victoria - The High Country (PDF Chapter)

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This is the High Country chapter from Lonely Planet’s Melbourne & Victoria guidebook.

These are Victoria’s Alps – a mountain playground attracting skiers and snowboarders in winter and bushwalkers and mountain bikers in summer. The mountain air is clear and invigor-ating, and the scenery is spectacular.

  • cycle Victoria’s second longest bike path – the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail – with winery stops aplenty
  • maps
  • visit Ned Kelly’s cell, then sample the brews at Bridge Road Brewers in the picturesque historic town of Beechworth
  • transport
  • ski the piste at fashionable Falls Creek in winter, and zipping downhill on mountain bikes in summer
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Mt Buller, Mt Baw Baw, Lake Eildon & Around, Eildon, Jamieson, Mansfield, King Valley, Milawa Gourmet Region, Beechworth, Yackandandah, Chil-tern, Rutherglen, Mt Buffalo National Park, Bright, Mt Beauty, the Kiewa Valley, Falls Creek, Har-rietville, Mt Hotham, Dinner Plain, Omeo.

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