Be assured of a good read in Clunes – one of only 15 internationally recognised Booktowns in the world.
Take a stroll down Fraser Street to take in the impeccably preserved gold rush architecture.
Visit in early May for an inspiring weekend of book browsing, author talks, discussions and like-minded literature lovers at Back to Booktown festival.
Stop by nearby wineries to sample regional specialties like chardonnay and pinot noir and then explore the village's charming cafes, galleries, boutiques and bookstores.
Relive the prosperous days of the gold rush on a walking tour through the former London Chartered Bank (1871) and Italianate Post Office (1878), or check out the Clunes Bottle Museum displaying over 6,000 rare and unusual bottles.