Convent Gallery is a converted convent, which now houses the most beautiful artwork. After wandering around the gallery and gift shop, getting a bite to eat at their restaurant is a must.
Convent Gallery Ghost Tours
More than 140 years of history has impregnated the walls of this magnificent 19th century mansion. Walk through The Convent by night and hear the tales of a by-gone era – and what tales it has to tell! To find out more or to book go to www.theconvent.com.au
Daylesford Wine Tours
And if you like a wine tasting, join Aussie actor Clay Watson and his Labrador, Maizy on a fun & relaxing cellar door plus lunch tour through the gorgeous Daylesford region. Clay tailors tours to your taste buds with a focus on award-winning ciders/wines/liqueurs and a good dose of fun!
To book go to Daylesford Wine Tours
If you fancy a walking tour then look not further than one of Alice’s Journeys Walking Tours
Get out and about to discover the living museum of Daylesford on foot. It’s gentle walking, visiting the exterior and when available the interiors of some of the key historical sites around the town including the Daylesford Town Hall, Court House, Police Lockup and the Christian Church precinct. Your independent local guide will reveal secrets and share stories. You’ll leave with a “massage of the mind” knowing more about the region’s pre-colonial, colonial and even prehistoric past, and the characters who influenced and shaped its history / herstory. Customised tours are also available for Daylesford and Hepburn Springs.
Click here for website and booking information Alice’s Journeys Walking Tours
After a day of exploring, check out Istra Small Goods, they make the best chorizo and salami we’ve ever eaten. So, when you’ve had enough of eating out, stock up on their specialty meats imported pickles and chutneys for a picnic either at home, or in one of the gorgeous gardens in the area https://dmproduce.com.au/istra-smallgoods/
Details of other local producers can be found here – http://www.dmproduce.com.au/
Here is a handy Tasting Touring map of the area – https://dmproduce.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Tasty-Little-Touring-Map.pdf
Here is the Tourism Victoria website if you’d like to find out more of what Daylesford has to offer http://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Daylesford-and-the-Macedon-Ranges/Destinations/Daylesford.aspx
Tourism Victoria have put together some food trails for various parts of Victoria, here are a few local trails in the area: