The Yarra Valley and surrounding areas - with its misty mornings, vineyards of gold, giant trees and unique attractions - is a place of wonder and inspiration. This beautifully produced book includes stunning photos and historic information about all of the points of interest in the Yarra Valley from the famous Healesville Sanctuary, the early pioneer farm Gulf Station, hot air balloon rides and the Singing Gardens of C. J. Dennis at Toolangi, to Bruno's Art & Sculpture Garden in Marysville, the picturesque Alowyn Gardens at Yarra Glen, the beautiful Blue Lotus Water Garden near Warburton, a walk back in time at the Upper Yarra Museum, and the many award-winning wineries. Little-known places of beauty include the giant Californian Redwoods on the Warburton River walk, Marysville's Lady Talbot Drive and Platts Falls. With over 300 stunning photos together with insightful captions this book will be keenly sought by residents, tourists as well as nature lovers and history buffs. This is the second book in the Portraits of Victoria series, the first being The Dandenong Ranges.