Break from the city and discover Lancefield’s vibrant arts scene, eclectic gift shopping, local food and award-winning wineries.
Find something special for a loved one back home at a local bookstore, gift shop, or gallery. Tick off all three at MAD Gallery, which specialises in both emerging artists and heart-warming coffee. Locate more treasures at the recently restored ‘Macedonia’, which boasts three levels of antiques and artwork.
Time your visit to fill your basket with some of the region’s best local produce at the monthly Lancefield Farmers Market. Stay for a lunch of old-fashioned pub grub and a chat with locals at the Lancefield Hotel.
Spend a weekend sampling wines at cellar doors around the Lancefield region and take a drive along the historic Burke and Wills track. Acclaimed pinot noirs and chardonnays will give you a taste of the depth of local winegrowing talent.
Lancefield lies at the geographic heart of Victoria. Archaeology enthusiasts will be interested to know that numerous important paleontological finds have been made in the region, including a Diprotodon (a rhinoceros-sized wombat lookalike).
Lancefield is an hour from Melbourne along the Melbourne-Lancefield Road.