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The '''Macedon Ranges''' are located outside of [[Melbourne]]. The region is sometimes known as the ''Macedon Ranges and Spa Country''.
  
Macedon Ranges and Spa Country is located in the heart of Victoria and offers the perfect ‘four seasons’ weekend getaway and holiday accommodation destination.  Experience brilliant seasonal changes: touring in autumn, crisp winters and open fires, ‘budburst’ winery tours in spring, and romantic summer nights in the Macedon Ranges.
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==Regions==
  
Macedon Ranges and Spa Country is home to a fantastic array of tourist activities, tours, resorts and getaway holiday experiences.  Opportunities abound to relax or indulge.  Experience famous restaurants, cafes and wineries…and be enticed by the allure of mineral spas and massage.
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==Cities==
  
Macedon Ranges and Spa Country is home to the famous Hanging Rock National Park and is surrounded by fantastic bushland views.  The region is well know for its mineral spas, wineries, heritage and antique shopping.  Whether you are a first time visitor to Australia or have lived here your whole life the Macedon Ranges and Spa Country is a must see location.
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==Other destinations==
  
Macedon Ranges and Spa country is bursting with things to do:
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==Understand==
  
Plan your stay in Macedon Ranges and Spa Country to coincide with the regions fantastic festivals and events.
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==Talk==
  
Wineries
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==Get in==
  
Want to sample the best white wine or simply enjoy a ripping glass of red wine.  Then take time to visit the array of boutique and award winning wineries.
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==Get around==
  
Antique Stores
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==See==
  
There are numerous antique stores across the regionDon’t miss the antiques in historic Piper St in Kyneton and Lancefield.
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* '''Hanging Rock Recreation Reserve'''.  The movie ''Picnic at Hanging Rock'' made this location famous.  A private girls school had an excursion here back, with two of the girls and a teacher going missing and never being foundTwo other girls who were found had no memory of the events.  The school closed, and the school principal committed suicide at the rock.  The area is well developed, with walking trails, lookouts, interpretive displays, large picnic areas and barbecues, and a cafe.  A short exploration of the area with its crevices and sharp drops will show you how easy it would be to disappear here.  There is little danger staying on the well marked trails though.  Take a picnic.  Entry is $10 per car, or $4 per person without a car.
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===Itineraries===
  
Scenic Tours
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==Do==
  
Don’t miss visiting Hanging Rock, depicted in the novel and film, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Mt Macedon, and the fantastic scenic touring opportunities in the region.
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* '''Wineries'''
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* '''Antique Stores'''
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* '''Scenic Tours'''
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* '''Mount Macedon'''
  
For more information on the region [http://www.triplehillabs.com.au/  Macedon Ranges and Spa Country]
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Latest revision as of 10:14, 17 December 2009

The Macedon Ranges are located outside of Melbourne. The region is sometimes known as the Macedon Ranges and Spa Country.

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  • Hanging Rock Recreation Reserve. The movie Picnic at Hanging Rock made this location famous. A private girls school had an excursion here back, with two of the girls and a teacher going missing and never being found. Two other girls who were found had no memory of the events. The school closed, and the school principal committed suicide at the rock. The area is well developed, with walking trails, lookouts, interpretive displays, large picnic areas and barbecues, and a cafe. A short exploration of the area with its crevices and sharp drops will show you how easy it would be to disappear here. There is little danger staying on the well marked trails though. Take a picnic. Entry is $10 per car, or $4 per person without a car.

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  • Wineries
  • Antique Stores
  • Scenic Tours
  • Mount Macedon

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Stay safe[edit]

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