do I get to Talbot? Do I need a car?
To get driving directions from your address to Talbot,
type your address in the box on the Google map here.
It is very helpful to have a car, but it is also
possible to reach Talbot via various bus services. Click here,
and here for details.
close is Talbot to other major towns and sites? Is it a
convenient place to stop at?
Talbot is almost at the very centre of Victoria, so it
is easy to get to from almost any town. Typical leisurely
driving times from surrounding
Clunes: 15 minutes (18 km)
Avoca: 20 minutes (25 km)
Maryborough: 20 minutes (15 km)
Ballarat: 50 minutes (52 km)
Daylesford: 55 minutes (62 km)
Bendigo: 80 minutes (84 km)
Geelong: 120 minutes (152 km)
Melbourne CBD: 120 minutes (165
Talbot is very conveniently located, less than a
minute's turnoff from highway C287, the main route from Ballarat to
Maryborough. Plenty of free street parking and public amenities are
there handicapped access?
Cafe de Veres and complex has handicapped access, as do
most public facilities. Old gutters may pose difficulties but
should be appreciated as part of the town's heritage. Please
follow the ramps and paths to ensure ease of access.
are the must sees?
If you only have a day: (coming soon)
If you only have a weekend: (coming soon)
If you have a week: (coming soon)
there any special events I should plan my visit around?
See the calendar
for details of upcoming events.
there things to do that relate to my special interest?
That depends on what it is! But seriously, if
you are interested in genealogy, bushwalking, prospecting, wineries,
bee keeping, architecture and more, there are things for you to do.
(More to come)
the weather like?
Autumn is the most consistent temperate time of year,
although it is usually quite dry to look at. Spring can be
windy and changeable, but makes up for it by being beautiful and green.
Winter is lovely provided you have heating or rug up
warm. Summer is lovely if you like heat! Further
details including monthly average temperatures and rainfall can be seen
at the Bureau of Meteorology's website for nearby Maryborough here.
I bring my pets with me?
are the opening times of attractions and shops?
need... a doctor, a laundrette, internet access...
you have facilities to cater for bus groups?
do I contact if I need further information?
For questions relating to visiting Talbot - for
instance, enquiring about accommodation or events, please contact the
Talbot Visitor Service on 03 5463 2002 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This page was last updated on 11 December 2008