Chalets Lumineux
414 Back Porepunkah Rd,
Bright,Victoria 3741
(Cnr Lowen Drive)
Tel: (03) 5750 1700




Alpine Cycling

Our Alpine area is unique that it offers varying types of cycling for all levels

- road cycling

              the depth and diversity of alpine road cycling is unparalleled anywhere else in Australia with 250km of safe

                  on-road riding;

              3 hard peaks: Mt Hotham, Falls Creek, Mt Bufallo

- mountain bike riding

              there's a proliferation of tracks all through the hills here

- easy riding on the Murray to Mountain Rail Trail

              which passes cafes, wineries, produce, towns. 


Chalets Lumineux are cycle friendly offering:

  • undercover areas for bike maintenance

  • bike hire (4 bikes available to guests) and there are also hire places in Porepunkah and Bright hiring single and tandem bikes

  • Storage of bikes either on your chalet patio, inside the chalet (we can provide drop sheets for grease), or in our shed.  Our accommodation is very safe for your bikes as we're not visible from the street and we have a small number of guests staying

  • we are an easy 2 km ride into Bright for eating and shopping

  • the rail trail crosses our driveway

  • low traffic exiting our driveway

Chalets Lumineux offers a 2 bedroom house, 1 bedroom chalets or guestrooms. 

Guests who stay with us are pleased to tell us how enjoyable it is here because it is quiet, relaxing, the chalets have everything you need for your stay and an easy ride into town.

The owners also enjoy a ride into town for markets, dining, shopping and taking the beautiful ride out to Wandiligong.




There are numerous types of walks around the Alpine:

Mt Bufallo - offers a variety tracks for different walking levels including some easy and picturesque walks

Bright walks - there are various beautiful walks along the river and to lookouts in Bright, the Canyon Walk starts 200mtrs away from us which takes you into town along the river bank


Chalets Lumineux can provide you with walking maps and after a hard days walk relax in our gardens or your chalet patio with a cool drink.

  Produce / Wineries

This region is excellent for plants as can be seen by our gardens, and there are several farms which offer their produce at their door:

  • Wineries - This region is proving to be an excellent grape growing area producing really nice wines with which you can't go wrong. The wineries range from big companies like Brown Brothers to smaller boutique wineries.

  • Berries

  • Organic vegetables

  • Farm Eggs

  • Nuts

  • Cheese

  • Apples


Bright has some very good chefs in town including some who have achieved chefs hats for their restaurants.

Chalets Lumineux can offer you advice on what the different restaurants have to offer for your requirements.

There are a number of different restaurants who provide breakfast, lunch and dinner.

It is advisable to book your dinner location in advance on busy weekends.


  Snow skiing and play

Bright is a central town for access to downhill skiing, cross country skiing and toboganning mountains.

Mt Buffalo is 30 minutes to the slopes where you can experience the snow, it also offers many lovely cross country tracks that in the summer are walking tracks.

Mt Hotham is 45 minutes (on a clear day) and Falls Creek is 1 hr and offers downhill and cross country skiing

From 1 June though to end Sept you must carry chains up Buffalo, Hotham and Falls.

Our friendly neighbours at Absolute Outdoors will help you with ski hire or chains.  Let them know we sent you from Chalets Lumineux to be looked after (this is at their discretion).


  • Bright "Make it, Bake it, Grow it" - 3rd Saturday
  • Beechworth Country Craft Market - 4th Saturday
  • Mt Beauty Community Market - 1st Saturday plus New Years Day and Easter Saturday
  • Myrtleford Community Produce Market - Saturdays Jan-Easter


Abseiling, Mountain biking and Canoing

Would you love to try abseiling or mountain biking or canoing in the Alpine with the support of very experienced and fun outdoor guides

We have made it easy for you by putting together a packaged deal with a local outdoor adventure company called Absolute Outdoors.  

Please book with Absolute Outdoors 03 5756 2694 who will organise your activity and accommodation.


Chalets Lumineux
414 Back Porepunkah Rd,
Bright,Victoria 3741
(Cnr Lowen Drive)
Tel: (03) 5750 1700