Holidays Away : Autumn Edition 2008
HOLIDAYS AWAY AUTUMN 2008 3 www.holidaysaway.net Victoria's High Country offers a world of different experiences just waiting to be enjoyed. These experiences vary from the indulgent, to the historic to the downright adventurous. One of the High Country's most alluring attractions is its rich history. The area was home to many bushrangers during Victoria's gold rush, the most famous being The Kelly Gang. Ever since they first made a name for themselves, The Kelly Gang have captured the imaginations of Australians and overseas visitors. Glenrowan is the perfect starting place for anyone looking to learn more about this colourful part of our past. The picturesque backdrop of Mt Buller and its surrounding historic townships, such as Mansfield and Marysville, also inspired 'Banjo' Paterson's Man From Snowy River. Mansfield has long been one of Australia's premier trail-riding centres, with its obvious connection to the Mountain Cattlemen of the area. Mt Buffalo is another popular destination that offers a number of memorable experiences for visitors. Breathtaking views are yours for the taking with a trip to Bents Lookout, The Horn or one of the many other vantage points from which you can soak up the exceptional vista. At the base of Mt Buffalo sits the township of Bright. This is a wonderful destination for families looking to enjoy fresh mountain air and explore all that the region has to offer. Victoria's High Country is famous for many things but one of the real standouts is the food and wine. The King Valley has a well-founded reputation as one of the state's premier producers of Italian food and wine. A visit to this popular valley is not complete without sampling the gastronomic delights on offer. To find out more about these and the many other unforgettable experiences on offer in Victoria's High Country simply visit www.victoriashighcountry.com.au It's not often you come across a single region that has something for everyone. Victoria's High Country is one such place. VICTORIA'S HIGH COUNTRY a breath of fresh air www.holidaysaway.net Victoria's High Country getaway.
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