Melbourne claims to be the cultural 'capital' of Australia and does indeed have something for everyone. There are plenty of cultural festivals, performances, galleries and museums plus the annual comedy festival.
Climate: Melbourne has four distinct seasons and usually enjoys a pleasant, temperate climate. Winters can be chilly and summers have some very hot days. Sometimes, all four seasons occur in one day.
Area: 7 826.5 sq. km
Pupulation: 3, 559, 700 million
Geography: Located on the south-east edge of Australia
Time: +9 (end March-end Oct), +8 (end Oct-end March)
Flights to Melbourne
Melbourne is the capital of Victoria and is well known for fashion, food, entertainment and sport. Melbourne is a city of style, architecture, trams, theatres, parks with singing blackbirds and art.
The cuisine offered in Melbourne is influenced by many countries from all over the world. Whole streets are dedicated to certain food styles and top-class wines!
Melbourne is host to many world-famous events such as the Melbourne Cup, Australian Open Tennis and Australia Grand Prix. The city also holds world class festivals and is known to be a centre of culture and art. The National Gallery of Victoria has the largest collection of European art in the antipodes.
Melbourne is also renowned for its large range of shops. Whether you are looking for a bargain, designer lables or classic tailoring, this shopping experience is for you!