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Uncover the unexpected treasures of this charming town located in the heart of the Goldfields. Talbot was a thriving centre in the early days of the gold rush and many historic buildings remain.
Visit the Talbot Arts & Historical Museum to see relics and photos from Victoria's golden age. Shop for vintage clothing and collectables in local specialty stores and time your visit with the famous farmers' market.
Stay for dinner at one of the nearby eateries or family run wineries such as Amherst Winery, winner of a 5-star winery rating in James Halliday's Australian Wine Companion.
Head to the Paddys Ranges State Park to see local flora and fauna, including the swift parrot, kangaroos and echidnas, and visit in springtime to witness the wildflowers in full bloom.