Lilydale is located on the outskirts of Melbourne, and is a fantastic place to launch yourself into the wonderous Yarra Valley. Lilydale has a mix of beautiful natural attractions and historical sites, so all visitors have something to explore.
Use Lilydale to launch yourself into one of the many spectacular wineries or orchards available in Yarra Valley, and sample the delicious wines, beers and fruits on offer. Afterwards, head to Lilydale airport to enjoy an aerial view of the picturesque Yarra Valley. For those interested in history, the Lilydale museum is a must visit, where you can explore the development of Lilydale, or else visit the Atheneum, a historic 19th century brick building which now serves as the Lilydale theatre.
For those with a flair to be more active, the Lilydale to Warburton trail is a fantastic activity. Ride a bike, a horse, or simply walk through this magnificent 40 kilometer trail. The scenery is simply breathtaking, and provides you with peace and tranquility while you ride. Alternatively, head down to the Fern Tree Gully region, experience the spectacular Dandenong Ranges National Park, and enjoy one of the many walks, sights, or picnic locations available.
Lilydale has a wide range of accomodation options. Families can enjoy the comfort of self contained apartments, while there are several budget options for holiday makers on a tight budget. There are also several charming bed and breakfasts for couples looking for a romantic get away, as well as a variety of comfortable hotels.