Going through the Swan Valley, we land at New Norcia, home to Australia’s just Benedictine Abbey. A little bit of Spain wakes up in this town, brimming with history, craftsmanship and design.
Hear the neighborhood history before survey the sanctuary and historical center curios talented to the religious community by Popes and Royalty of Spain. Visit the popular Benedictine Community with a guided voyage through the town and fundamental destinations including the exhibition hall and craftsmanship display where you will discover uncommon ancient rarities going back to when New Norcia was an Aboriginal mission.
Next we proceed onward to the Abbey Church; home to one of just two huge Moser organs, initially created in Germany. This is trailed by a visit to St Gertrude’s College, a great gothic style building which was initially worked as a young ladies life experience school and opened in 1908.
We at that point visit a produce shop selling olive oil, organic product, wine, New Norcia nut cake and breads, before getting a charge out of a fish sticks and french fries lunch and neighborhood breads and olive oil at the notable New Norcia Hotel.
At that point we head on toward the Western Wildflower Farm for a concise discussion about how wildflowers are dried and traded. We proceed for a simple paced stroll through the mysterious Pinnacles Desert and see the Pinnacles from the post over the recreation center. In the event that time licenses make a visit to the Pinnacles Desert Discovery Center.
Come back to Perth down the Indian Ocean drive touching base at roughly 7:30pm.
- Experience some of Western Australia’s unique natural and cultural gems on this fascinating full-day tour from Perth. Drive through scenic Swan Valley and wander among the otherworldly limestone stacks of Pinnacles Desert. Discover a little-known slice of Australian history at New Norcia’s Benedictine Abbey, where you can browse sacred artifacts and buy unique handmade goods. Savor a delicious fish and chips lunch and, in springtime, admire fields of blooming wildflowers.