Tour De North East Victoria
Partner Name: Tour de Vines
Address: Rutherglen Vic 368
Fill your life with adrenaline with this biking experience gift in Victoria for one.
Explore the gourmet region of North East Victoria in style. Visit the historic towns of Rutherglen & Beechworth, cycle the paved Murray to Mountains Rail Trail from end to end, enjoy special wine tastings, farm gate visits & superb award winning restaurants. Includes 6 nights quality accommodation with 2 nights in beautiful Bright at the end of your ride. All inclusive. Guided dates and self guided options available.
Day 1 - Arrive Rutherglen
Fly to Albury airport on your Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne flight or catch the train from Melbourne or Sydney to Wangaratta, and be met by your transfer service for your short drive to Rutherglen. Meet your guide and other travellers over dinner and overnight in quality local accommodation. D
Day 2 - Cycling Rutherglen wineries + Beechworth
An easy day of cycling around the award winning wineries of this famous wine region (25kms flat on Murray to Mountains Rail Trail). Enjoy a tasting at All Saints Winery, followed by lunch nearby. Transfer to Beechworth. Overnight @ beautiful 4 star hotel/B&B. Dinner @ at local brewery. B,L,D
Day 3 - Cycle to Milawa
Another day of easy cycling to the gourmet hub of Milawa (35kms easy or optional longer route 60kms). Enjoy a tasting @ Milawa Cheese, followed by a platter style Lunch @ nearby winery. Visit an Olive farm, Mustard factory and local cellar doors. Tonight stay at the Lancemore Milawa and enjoy a 3 Course Dinner. B,L,D
Day 4 - Cycle to Myrtleford
Cycle to Myrtleford (45kms). Lunch at Gapsted with an exclusive food/wine pairing. Stay at stunning hillside Panoramia Villas with amazing views of the Victoria Alps and down the Alpine Valley. Enjoy dinner in the town tonight. B,L,D
Day 5 - Cycle to Bright
Cycle to Bright (30kms) on the Rail Trail under majestic mountain scenery, visit a Pumpkin Seed Farm, Berry Farm, lunch @ beautiful Ringer Reef Winery. Overnight @ Centenary Peaks in 2 Bedroom Villas. Dinner @ local restaurant. B,L,D
Day 6 - Bright
Optional day in and around gorgeous Bright, choose horseback riding or trekking in Alpine High Country, or an easy cycle to beautiful Wandiligong (30kms return) or challenge yourself on Tawonga Gap (50kms challenging). Overnight in Bright and enjoy a special farewell dinner. B,L. D
Day 7 - Onward transfers
Transfer to back to Rutherglen, Albury for onward flights or Wangaratta for onward train services to Sydney or Melbourne. B.