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Lismore, Nimbin and the villages of the Northern Rivers are like no other place in the world. Tucked away in the rolling hills of northern NSW, the region is renowned for alternative living, World Heritage national parks, extraordinary artists and gourmet produce.

Lismore is the dynamic and creative hub of the Northern Rivers, with a mix of quirky, cosmopolitan shops and an array of dining alternatives and fabulous food.

The historic city centre houses an variety of fascinating boutiques, antique and curio shops, art and craft emporiums, and lots of al fresco cafés and eateries.

Lismore has a fully-certified organic market every Tuesday morning, a produce market in Magellan Street on Thursday afternoon and a Farmers Market every Saturday at the Lismore Showgrounds where you’ll find delicious fresh produce.

There are handcrafted wares at the weekend markets both in the city and in the villages. Each village boasts a unique character and history, with galleries, specialty stores and fantastic country dining options.

Lismore is surrounded by rich agricultural land and this is reflected in the variety and abundance of fresh produce and award- winning dining. From wood-fired pizzas with handcrafted beer to contemporary Asian and innovative organic cuisine, the region is served to you on a plate.

The Northern Rivers is renowned as one of Australia’s largest coffee-growing centres and the home of the macadamia.

The area is famous for its gourmet cuisine, with worldwide exports of avocados, tropical and stone fruits, blueberries, pecans, herbs and organic produce, finger limes, goats cheeses and lemon myrtle along with beef, pork and dairy.

It’s also a centre of sport, with dozens of sporting facilities bursting with activity each weekend as well as special events, national and international fixtures and an amazing variety of sports.

Entertainment abounds with live music in the city’s pubs and clubs. Lismore is a nursery for some of Australia’s most exciting and innovative musicians.

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