Things to do in Wangaratta Victoria

Cathedrale WangarattaWangaratta with its broad main streets, historic buildings and riverside parklands offers all the services of a bustling rural city and the warm welcome of a traditional country town. A short drive in any direction will lead you to world-class wineries, gourmet food, spectacular scenery and historic towns.  View Images of Wangaratta

Wangaratta TinkanWangaratta has many memorable festivals and events. The three day multi award winning Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues, held annually in hotels, concert venues and nearby wineries, is one of the biggest jazz events in Australia. 

Wangaratta is also the beginning of two unique touring routes. Cycle or walk a section of the Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail, or take a scenic tour along the Great Alpine Road, which extends from Wangaratta across the alps all the way to Bairnsdale and the Gippsland Lakes.

Discover Wangaratta's heritage at the Historical Museum and Vine Hotel Cellar Museum. See the ever-changing art exhibitions at the Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery. Sample the delicious food and wine of the King Valley. The handmade cheeses and mustards in this region are legendary and local farmgates sell everything from olives and berries to trout.  

Wangaratta is a great base to visit the historic towns of Glenrowan, Beechworth and Chiltern and popular wine making regions of Rutherglen, Milawa and the King Valley.

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Wangaratta Motor Inn
Cnr Ovens & Roy Street East - Wangaratta, VIC 3677 Australia
Ph: 03 5721 5488 | Fax: 03 5721 5805 | Toll free 1800 811 049
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