Melbourne to Yarra Valley Itinerary

Day 1: Melbourne to The Yarra Valley

Distance 51km Approx drive time 1 hour

Yarra Valley, Dandenongs & The Ranges is one of Melbourne's favourite retreats offering good food, fine wine, welcoming accommodation and unique attractions in natural surroundings.

Take the Burwood Highway to Belgrave where each day the Puffing Billy Steam Railway winds through the forests and fern gullies of the Dandenong Ranges National Park. Feed the crimson rosellas at Grants Picnic Grounds or visit the sculptures at William Ricket Sanctuary.

Follow Monbulk Road to Lilydale and them on to Yarra Glen via the Melba Highway, gateway to the Yarra Valley wineries. There are more than 35 wineries to choose from, including famous names such as Domaine Chandon, Eyton on yarra, De Bortoli and Yering Station.

Return to Melbourne along the Maroondah Highway via Lilydale and Mooroolbark.

Suggested Accommodation

· Chateau Yering
· The Sebel Lodge Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley Sebel Heritage Exterior Yarra Valley Food and Wine Tour Yarra Valley Vineyard