This Victorian town boomed during the gold rush era and offers plenty of history, along with art galleries, fine food and more.
With glorious glamping, cosy bush breaks and lavish inner-city stays, there's something for everyone as Victoria begins to blossom once more.
No-one appreciates glamping more than the life-long camper.
Bendigo, it seems, is big enough to have a spread of good eating and attractions, but still small enough to offer old-fashioned country hospitality.
Below this Australian town the Central Deborah mine's bewildering network of tunnels goes down 411 metres. And other mines here are three times as deep.
National Gallery of Victoria's Director, Tony Ellwood shares his favourite getaway spot.
Hero or villain, one thing's for sure: this guy was Australia's original hipster.
Bendigo (and Elmore) is a gracious city made rich by gold.
Bendigo has one of the finest collections of Victorian buildings of any inland city in Australia.