North west of Melbourne is the incredibly beautiful and relaxing Spa & Gardens region of Victoria.
Renowned for its old european world charm, country gardens and healthy mineral waters that flow freely in this area.
Formed millions of years ago with volcanic erutions, lava flows and erosion, the stunning landscapes of this region are a "have to be seen to believed" scenario. Gold mining and timber cutting were the first industries to attract the european settlers to this region, followed by the wealthy Melburnians, who believed the rich mineral waters gave them life extending qualities. The wealthy then transformed the district into a grand resort style region, with expansive gardens, european style architecture in their mansions, all coming together to form their own unique style of hill retreat.
Today, visitors can enjoy a wonderfully relaxing getaway from Melbourne for a weekend or even a week away, there is plenty of ionteresting attractions in the Spa & Garden region of Victoria. There are magnificent National Park walks, through forests, an abundance of quality antique and craft shops, art galleries brimming with artistic talents from the local area, excellent tourist drives and a range of boutique bed & breakfasts and guesthouses.
Did we mention the health giving natural springs? These are a marvellous way to relax away your tired muscles and add to the rejuvination of your mind, body and spirit will receive from a rewarding stay in this region.
So what are you waiting for? Come and enjoy this glorious part of Australia, and see why the locals all say - "You'll be back"