Feast on the local bounty, fresh from nearby farms and producers, and enjoy a whole host of adventure activities to keep the heart pumping and the blood flowing.
Use the village and its wide range of accommodation as a base to explore the region all year round. Hit the slopes of Mount Hotham and Falls Creek on skis and snowboards in wintertime, or take to hiking, cycling or four-wheel driving in the warmer months. Walk up Mount Feathertop in spring to see the wildflowers in full bloom.
Stay a while to revel in the relaxed atmosphere of this lush little village. Follow walking and bicycle trails along the Ovens River, and enjoy a quiet picnic, barbecue or swim at the beautiful Tronoh dredge hole, a reminder of the gold mining history and now the village's swimming lake.
Gourmet local producers offer a range of produce that reflects the region's rich harvest. Pick your own berries from farmgates, stock up on chestnuts, hazelnuts and walnuts, and catch a fish in the surrounding waterways, or opt for a guaranteed catch in the trout farm.
Harrietville is 350 kilometres from Melbourne, or just under four hours along the Hume Highway and the Great Alpine Road.