The curving path of the Murray and the ebb and flow of life along it can't help but soothe the soul.
With a plethora of town and country accommodation choices, Victoria has the short break sewn up.
Here's 20 reasons to visit Victoria's coastal hotspot.
Just wandering the streets at night you can hear bands bursting through the walls in this city.
A weekend spent inside a shipping container might seem an unpleasant prospect, but Clifftop at Hepburn Springs has turned it into a luxurious experience.
Bold architecture and top-notch dining make this a great place from which to strike out into the Mornington Peninsula.
Passengers dress to the hilt, ships are decked out in bunting and the entertainment is non-stop.
For the second year running, the snow depth at Falls Creek passed the two-metre mark in August.
It may be home to the nation's capital of 'cool', but there is more to beautiful Victoria than inner-city cafes and live music. Head to the High Country for wine tasting; get indulgent in Daylesford with a luxury boutique stay; take a rejuvenating dip in the Murray River; or tap into Victoria's history at the Goldfields. Where ever you head, Victoria is a boundless playground to explore.