Cycling accolades for Victoria
Cadel has his mark on the global cycling stage with his win of the 2011 Tour de France, Melbourne is named Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Bike City and Tourism Victoria releases its Cycle Tourism Action Plan.
New Melbourne Art Deco Tour
Melbourne's art deco architecture has long been a talking point for tourists visiting the city and now visitors can learn more from a noted expert in the field thanks to the new Melbourne Art Deco Architecture tour launched by MELTours.
Wining & Dining Hotspots
New 'Pop Up' Viennese coffee house at NGV; four new hotspots open in Fitzroy including The Everleigh, a vintage-inspired cocktail bar modelled on New York's Milk and Honey and 'videogame cocktail bar' Mana Bar Melbourne; European style wine bar and restaurant The Carlton Wine Room and Bistro Guilliame reopens at Crown Melbourne.
Under the radar
Our monthly round up of 'hidden gems' - quirky and interesting new discoveries as well as creative people, products and events that might have escaped your notice.
Villages of Victoria - a Guide to Warburton
Warburton, the leafy bush-surrounded village set in the Yarra Valley, is a destination for travellers seeking a relaxing getaway that's only a short driving distance from Melbourne.
Yarra Valley new product update
A series of new and exciting experiences for domestic and international visitors have launched in the Yarra Valley in recent months.
Discover the High Country with Maeve O’Meara
Join Maeve O’Meara from SBS’s popular TV series Italian Food Safari on a five day culinary exploration of Victoria’s High Country.
Visit artists in studio with new Arts Indulgence Tours in Goldfields
The recent movement of creatively inclined tree-changers to Castlemaine and nearby Maldon has seen the Mt Alexander Shire morph into one of Victoria’s most talked-about new artistic hubs.
Outdoor sculpture trails a growing tourism attraction
Eye-catching outdoor sculpture trails are the latest attraction for cultural tourists keen to seek out a walking experience with a difference, and there’s plenty available for art lovers both in Melbourne and regional Victoria.
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