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Lilydale is a large township located about 35 km from Melbourne. As one of the beautiful suburbs adjoining the Yarra Ranges, Lilydale is a popular weekend trip destination.

Lilydale is also a major part of Melbourne’s metropolitan area with ample accommodation, restaurants and shopping centres within its precinct.

Lilydale Accommodation, Hotels & Motel Inns, Victoria

The township boasts a chain of restaurants, shopping centres, accommodation, a motor inn and many fast-food outlets; including McDonalds and KFC. There are plenty of shopping centres in Lilydale boasting an array of specialty stores, cafes and restaurants.

Lilydale Lake is a popular outdoor spot for residents and visitors to this township where visitors can relax and enjoy nature in the great outdoors. Sailing is a popular activity on the lake and there are 10 kilometres of shared trails around the lake which are perfect for walking or bike riding. Dogs are also welcome at the park with two designated dog off-lead areas. For those who want to relax, there are picnic areas at the lakes which have BBQ’s, picnic table, toilets, a rotunda and lawn areas.

Bianchet is the most popular and one of the most highly regarded wineries in Lilydale. As one of the region’s first and premium wine-producing wineries, Bianchet is a renowned tourist attraction of the township.

There are many accommodation options in Lilydale including hotels, motels and B&B’s. Most of the Yarra Valley hotels/motels include a complimentary breakfast and in-room WiFi. Click the link below to find the best accommodation deals in Lilydale.

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Michael created and runs the Yarra Valley Point website, as well as the Holiday Point travel brand that incorporates a network of 16 location based travel information and attraction websites around Australia, Asia, and around the world.

With 25+ years of online experience and a passion for travel (having lived in Melbourne most of his life and still lives in the Yarra Valley), Michael not only researches and writes content for the website, he also tinkers behind the scenes with the website functionality & design.

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