Just 90 minutes from Melbourne, the region boasts the highest concentration of naturally-occurring mineral springs in the country, earning it the title of Australia’s spa village.
The Macedon-Daylesford region has also emerged as one of the leading food and wine regions of Victoria with acclaimed restaurants and cafes waiting to be discovered. Farmers markets, roadside stalls, cellar doors and farm gate sales are prolific and will tempt even the fussiest gourmand.
Daylesford is also an eclectic centre renowned as much for its luxurious spas as it is for its craft and antique shops and galleries. Amongst them, the Convent Gallery is a cultural sanctuary showcasing traditional and contemporary works from over 600 leading and emerging artists.
From luxurious boutique hotels to cosy country cottages, the accommodation options in Daylesford and the surrounding towns and countryside are endless. Plus, there's something to suit everyone, whether a romantic weekend is what you have in mind or a weekend away with a group of friends.
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