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The picturesque Mountain Village of Harrietville, located on the Great Alpine Road, 25 kms from Bright is an ideal all seasons holiday destination. Tucked in at the foot of the surrounding slopes of the Ovens Valley, Harrietville offers a unique holiday experience.
Enjoy cosy open fires within the friendly local establishments in Winter, swim the local rivers and water holes in summer, watch the autumn leaves fall while sipping on a Belgian hot chocolate, or marvel at the beautiful spring flowers.

Stroll around Harrietville and take in all that nature has to offer, or take on some more adventurous activities! Harrietville is the ideal home base for cross-country or downhill skiing, mountain bike riding, bush walking, 4X4 driving, off road and on road motor biking, and fishing.
There are a variety of open markets and festivals organised during the year, with the Bluegrass Convention being one of the largest in Australia. Sense the history of Harrietville and explore the old gold mine trails of the past, walk the high country cattle trails or visit the Harrietville Historical Museum.

Surrounded by Alpine National Park, the world-renowned Mt Feathertop and Bon Accord walking tracks depart from Harrietville.  Within the surrounding Alpine Valleys you can explore the High Country’s Wine Region and gourmet delights.  Harrietville offers visitors an all seasons destination where you can do as little or as much as you like.

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