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The Dandenong Ranges houses the beautiful town of Belgrave which is a commercial centre of the region and is located between Ferntree Gully and Emerald.

Belgrave is a popular town with numerous things to see and do. Being close to the Melbourne CBD, many visitors come here for weekend getaways and short day trips.

Belgrave Accommodation, Hotels, Cafes & Shops, Dandenongs Victoria

The town boasts a number of natural attractions and a main commercial centre that offers a chain of shops, restaurants, accommodation, boutiques, gift shops and the unique historic Cameo Cinema; all set against the verdant backdrop of the Belgrave forest.

Visitors can visit the popular Belgrave Town Park towards the northern side of the main roundabout. Here, you can see panoramic views from an elevated point over the town centre.

The major tourist appeal of Belgrave is the Puffing Billy steam train tour. This scenic railway tour takes you through the most picturesque locations of Belgrave and the Dandenong Ranges, whilst showing you the best scenic views of the landscape and the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges.

Apart from the train ride, Belgrave offers a number of park grounds and scenic drives for visitors. Each of the parks boasts several walking trails, BBQ facilities and playgrounds for children.

After enjoying the walking trails, try spending some time at the town’s popular restaurants where there is a range of different cuisines including French, Italian, Indian as well as the best Australian menus.

There are also a number of accommodation options should you wish to stay in Belgrave including a variety of hotels and motels, vacation rentals, cottages and B&B’s. Many of these accommodations are centrally located and give easy access to the many attractions within this region. Check out the various accommodation options listed below.

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Michael Jones

Michael created and runs the Dandenong Ranges 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 has visited the Dandenong Ranges many times), 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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