Whether you’ve just purchased your new PEUGEOT or are looking for your perfect next car, there’s nothing better than planning a summer road trip. Victoria has so much to offer when it comes to exciting road trip destinations – from beachy getaways to bush camping under the stars.
At Mantello PEUGEOT we thought we’d take the hassle out of planning your next road trip and recommend some destinations that we love. Check out our list of exciting road trip locations for you to explore this summer and beyond.
If you’re heading to The Grampians for your next road trip, the best place to start is at Halls Gap. Wind your way along the stunning mountains and indigenous art sites towards award-winning wineries and exceptional local produce. Pack up the car and head into the countryside to see stunning natural beauty, great food and exceptional wine.
Whether you’re driving for an hour or a day, never forget to maintain your posture when you’re out on the road.
A road trip to the Mornington Peninsula is perfect for the whole family. Pack a picnic, grab some road trip tunes and hop in the car. Whether you want a day of adventure, a dip in the ocean or a walk up to Arthur’s Seat, there’s something for everyone.
The PEUGEOT New 5008 SUV is ideal for a road trip of any kind. This seven-seater has an ergonomic cockpit for ultimate comfort, a panoramic sunroof to soak up that natural light and a large boot volume – so even the kitchen sink won’t have to get left behind.
If you’re looking for an exciting road trip in Victoria, Wilson’s Prom has it all. Just two hours and thirty minutes from Melbourne, Wilson’s Promontory is a national park and has hiking trails, bushwalks, white sandy beachy and is teeming with wildlife.
If you’re a road trip lover, you can’t get past the versatility and style of the PEUGEOT All-New 2008 SUV. This SUV has been designed with lifestyle in mind – with next generation technology, a fuel-efficient engine and intelligent safety features to give you peace of mind on every journey.
Daylesford & Hepburn Springs
The ideal spot for rest and relaxation, Daylesford and Hepburn Springs are popular road trip destinations for a reason. There are wineries, history, culture, art classes, workshops and even annual book fairs.
Stop by Wombat Hill House – an iconic foodie location at the Botanic Gardens and discover local produce in a place full of charm and nostalgia. Alternatively, check out Lake Daylesford – for a light stroll and amazing views.
If you’re not an SUV fan, fear not. The PEUGEOT 508 is packed with technological innovations, has exceptional road-handling, and ensures an enjoyable experience behind the wheel - however far you’re travelling. You can enhance the 508 with incredible accessories, just made for a summer road trip – from a convenient roof box to a towbar-mounted bike carrier.
If you’re into your history, you can’t beat Ballarat for a shorter road trip from Melbourne. During the Victorian Gold Rush 150 years ago, Ballarat was considered the richest city in the world. These days, it is a magnet for artists, chefs and winemakers and is ideal for a day trip or a weekend getaway.
Where will your next road trip be?
Whether you choose to head out for a couple of hours or a road trip further afield, Victoria has so much to explore. From wine aficionados to beach lovers, there’s something for everyone and, after over a year of lockdowns, it’s time to make this summer one to remember.