With its eye-catching mix of history, exploration and culinary temptations, Victoria’s High Country is an excellent destination to spend time. The Great Dividing Range – Australia’s eastern mountain spine – curls around east Victoria from the Snowy Foothills to the Grampians, peaking in the stunning High Country. They are Victoria’s Alps – a mountain playground drawing skiers and snowboarders in winter season. You can experience the 4WDing driving in Victoria.
Top places in the Victorian High Country which you must visit:
From snowy peaks, rushing plains and rolling canals to agrarian wineries, gleaming lakes and heritage villages, the High Country is a cherish trove for visitors and holidaymakers equally. Soak up beautiful sights on a rock-climbing trip in the Alpine National Park, cycle along pleasant rail tracks to cellar doors and farm gates, or learn the spot in which Ned Kelly created his last stand.
All Saints Estate:
All Saints Estate is beautifully impressive as you drive past the classy gates down the way of large elms, and transform into the wonderfully tended garden ahead of the old 18060’s heritage-listed castle at the center of the vineyards. Probably the most gorgeous vineyard options in Victoria.
Looking over the vines and dense lawn, the award-winning one hat Terrace Restaurant is a great place to rest and cherish wonderful wines and head chef Simon Arkless’ tasty food. The menu is inspiring, crisp, seasonal and use local produce.
Found in the higher surface of King Valley, the Chrismont Cellar Door, Cafe and Larder is an architecturally made location that provides all-day cuisine with a latest touch to a spot fondly famous for its tobacco kilns as well as rustic cellar doors.
Bridge Road Brewers:
Hiding behind the prominent Tanswells Private Resort, Beechworth’s gem of a microbrewery supplies several outstanding beers (taste 10 for $15), with 9 of these on tap, and provides fresh baked pretzels and great house-made pizzas.
For more than 20 years’ owner-chef Patrizia Simone happens to be providing unbelievable Italian meal, with a concentrate on local elements and special produce, in the traditional dining area of this heritage-listed house. This really is among regional Victoria’s great restaurants and worth the splurge. Bookings are very important.
Pepperleaf Bushtucker Restaurant:
This spot doesn’t appear stylish but the outlook and flavors – utilizing local elements like wattle seed, quidding, wild limes as well as lemon myrtle – are a product of a taste frankness. Tapas-style plates offer you a chance to sample the stuff. Mains vary from salt-and-pepper crocodile to wallaby as well as chorizo.