8 days in Victoria's High Country Itinerary

8 days in Victoria's High Country Itinerary

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8 days in Victoria's High Country Itinerary

Start: Bremen
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Yea
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Bright
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rutherglen
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  36​h
End: Bremen

1
day
Yea

Yea ©
Yea is a town in central Victoria, Australia 100km north-east of Melbourne at the junction of the Goulburn Valley Highway and the Melba Highway, in the Shire of Murrindindi local government area. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Y Water Discovery Centre and then trek along Murrindindi Scenic Reserve.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yea trip itinerary tool .

Bremen, Germany to Yea is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 9 hours. Traveling from Bremen in February, expect Yea to be much hotter, temps between 33°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bright.

Things to do in Yea

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Y Water Discovery Centre ©
Y Water Discovery Centre
Murrindindi Scenic Reserve ©
Murrindindi Scenic Reserve

3
nights
Bright

Bright ©
Bright is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia, 319 metres above sea level at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. Museum-lovers will get to explore Burke Museum and Old Schoolhouse Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Canyon Walk and Parasailing & Paragliding. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bright: Beechworth Historical Precinct (in Beechworth), Falls Creek Cross Country (in Falls Creek) and Michelini Wines (in Myrtleford). There's much more to do: trek along Cherry Walk Nature Trail, explore the galleries of Sluga Gallery, and get engrossed in the history at Yackandandah Museum.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bright itinerary builder .

Getting from Yea to Bright by car takes about 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Bright are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rutherglen.

Things to do in Bright

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beechworth, Yackandandah, Michelini Wines, Falls Creek Cross Country
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Canyon Walk ©
Canyon Walk
Burke Museum ©
Burke Museum
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Rutherglen

Rutherglen ©
Rutherglen is a small town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia, near the Murray River border with New South Wales. On the 16th (Sun), learn about winemaking at Olive Hills Estate, do a tasting at Warrabilla Wines, then do a tasting at Andrew Buller Wines, then learn about winemaking at Rutherglen Wine Experience and Visitor Information Centre, and finally do a tasting at James & Co. Wines.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rutherglen road trip planning tool .

Drive from Bright to Rutherglen in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Rutherglen can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rutherglen

Wineries
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Andrew Buller Wines ©
Andrew Buller Wines
Warrabilla Wines ©
Warrabilla Wines