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Restaurants and Cafes.
Alure is surrounded by cafes and multi award winning restaurants, all are within a few minutes drive. Once you have decided on what gourmet treats you would like to experience we will be more than happy to check availability for you and reserve your table.
From Olives to ice-cream, chocolates, cheeses, jams and pickles the Granite belt offers the best in homemade goodies and first class produce.
Alure Stanthorpe is located in the heart of nature’s finest landscapes. Spend the day walking through these national treasures that are thick with native flora and fauna. Alure is only minutes away from the renowned Girrawean National Park. Take a short drive over the border into NSW and you can visit Bald Rock National Park or a little further afield is the Sundown National Park. So as you can see you are spoilt for choice with natures finest.
The Granite Belt is renowned for its Lavender it is some of the finest in the world. Take a trip to one of our lavender farms to experience the beauty.
Art and Craft Trail
Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery boasts showings from both regional and national artists. It has a very extensive programme throughout the year which includes musical events held within the gallery. There is also a large variety of art and craft displayed within the cellar doors through out the region- don’t be surprised if you don’t leave empty handed.
Local Attractions & Events in Stanthorpe
Listed for your convenience are sites containing news, upcoming festivals and events as well as activities in the Granite Belt Region.
Alure is surrounded by award winning wineries, all with their own touch of magic in a bottle. Many of the local wineries have been winning prestigious awards and are beginning to be recognized nationally as premium wines.This is what James Halliday had to say recently about our local wineries:
James Halliday [Weekend Australian,
12 May 2007]
QUEENSLAND'S Reds may have found life tough on rugby union terroir, but those in the bottle are on a winning streak, supported by some pacy whites. In my 2008 Wine Companion, due out in August, you will find 17 Queensland wineries with an improved rating or maintaining an already well-above-average rating.
Much of the action comes from the Granite Belt region, its southern and eastern boundaries precisely tracking the NSW border, with the New England Highway that winds its way from south to north more or less bisecting the region. The only town of significance is Stanthorpe.
For more on this article or information about the Granite Belt Wineries visit the Queensland Wine website.