Festivities of Fireside Festival are underway in Canberra. Millions of tourists from all over the world are expected to take flights tickets and land in the nation’s capital for month-long affair. Read on to know more about the fest’s major venues.
The capital of Australia, Canberra is hosting the much-awaited Fireside Festival in more than 20 venues across the region. Running through August, the 2013 edition is all about celebrating the joys of winter. From degustation dinners to wine tasting and from hot chocolate drinking to relaxation by the fireplace, the gala event has everything what it takes to warm the soul during chilly weather.
With so much to offer, it is certainly the best time to make the most of Canberra. Foreign tourists who are in Australia and those who have booked flight tickets to arrive in the nation will have a chance to enjoy the extravaganza that is already underway in the capital. Here is a rundown to some of the stamping grounds hosting exciting events.
Podfood is the gourmet eatery situated amid scenic gardens of Pialligo Plantfarm, in proximity to Canberra CBD. It is set in beguiling 1930s cottage featuring prominent deck that overlooks the picturesque gardens. The superb dining destination is aptly located and remains a favourite with both locals and international travellers grabbing tickets aboard Australia flights. With wide-ranging menu of the eatery altering every season, the eatery serves the freshest possible dishes. Podfood, combining the sheer verdancy, rejuvenating aura and utterly sapid food, is by all odds the right choice for basking in the glory of Fireside Festival. Truffle Dinner and Majura Valley Experience are some of the thrilling events taking place here. No wonder, epicureans who are already in Australia would do themselves a world of good by picking up ticket deals on Canberra bound flights from wherever they are. They are sure to take back the everlasting memories of eclectic flavours of the city. It is advisable to reserve tables beforehand.
Mount Majura Vineyard
Mount Majura Vineyard, punctuated with crimson, volcanic soil and ancient limestone, is definitely the right destination for savouring one of the finest wines of Australia called Tempranillo. Tourists who have strived hard to get the tickets aboard Canberra flights enjoy umpteen rewards for visiting this heaven. They can taste the signature wines, devour the regional platters and also take delights on “Gumboot Tours” of the Vineyard. Located just ten minutes from Canberra, it offers best of both the worlds with convenient location and rewarding experience. For the month-long affair, the place is running Spanish themed tapas and tasting nights on select days. It is also serving exotic tapas with an array of wines.
It has emerged as one of the compelling stops in Canberra known to be the treasure trove of fascinating galleries. The city’s largest privately-owned gallery was established in 1975 to globally promote the Australian artists. It boasts four assorted spaces for exhibitions and displays; a beguiling, sculpture garden; a shop and trendy café. For observing the colourful event, it is organising a ‘justly named exhibition called “winter”. Showcasing the intriguing works inspired by the frosty season, it is a delight for art lovers seeking to take the utmost advantage of their money invested on holidays and tickets for flights landing here. They can behold the massive collection of wonderful paintings, striking prints and engrossing ceramics.