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Boutique tours, retreats and bespoke events.


In giro curates unique, boutique journeys of bespoke local experiences, tours and retreats, in a celebration of the landscape, history, culture, art and artisanal food and wine of Castlemaine and its surrounds. Participants are invited to share in the bounty of our local makers and creators, whose cultural and culinary offerings pay tribute to local expression and innovation. The Hidden Writer Workshop Retreats are two-day and three-day writing workshop retreats for budding writers, based at the Northern Arts Hotel’s boutique accommodation in Castlemaine. Ten participants will discover their hidden writer in a convivial atmosphere, delight in local artisanal food and wine and enjoy an introduction to Castlemaine’s cultural wealth and historic heritage. Ode to Italy in Central Victoria: An intimate and exclusive tour of the best of Central Victoria in an Ode to Italy long weekend. Participants will share in the bounty of our local makers and creators, whose cultural and culinary offerings pay tribute to both Italian inspiration and local expression. Your host, Ingrid Gaiotto, originally from the Piedmont region in the northwest of Italy and now living in Castlemaine, has curated a unique and personal journey of bespoke local experiences in a celebration of the landscape, history, culture, art and spectacular food and wine of Castlemaine and its surrounds. She is passionate about sharing and revelling in her home with others and offers intimate knowledge of the local area, its places and people. The historic Ravenswood Homestead, set on 37 picturesque acres 15 minutes north of Castlemaine, offers a compelling base for our explorations.

56 Campbell Street Castlemaine VIC 3453, Australia

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