|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£286|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£277|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£330|
|Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£335|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£219|
Melbourne is the capital city of Victoria, Australia's most southern mainland state. Situated on the head of Port Phillip Bay, it is the second-largest city in Australia. Melbourne is famous for it's young, vibrant atmosphere, cultural heritage and spectacular scenery. Voted the most livable city in the world on several occasions, there are plenty of good reasons to explore this internationally renowned city.
Melbourne has a cool to mild climate with four distinct seasons throughout the year. An ideal time to take your Melbourne holidays would be during summer, which is from November to February. During this time visitors can expect temperatures ranging from 25-35 degrees Celsius. Make your way to Melbourne by flying into Tullamarine International Airport, located just twenty kilometres from the city centre. Upon arrival, visitors can journey to the city for a reasonable price via the 24 hour shuttle bus. Taxis are also available at the arrivals hall.
A great place to begin your Melbourne holidays would be at the city CBD, home to Australia's best art, theatre and cultural attractions. Just by the Yarra River is the modern Southbank precinct where visitors can explore the National Gallery of Victoria, the Arts Center and the esteemed Malthouse. Take the free City Circle tram to get a glimpse of the many small streets and lane ways, often decorated with interesting murals and public art.
Melbourne has an exotic range of food and wine, with thousands of restaurants, bars and cafés to choose from. Each area of Melbourne has its own distinct culinary flavour, from the Vietnamese district in Richmond to Carlton's 'Little Italy' in Lygon Street. The inner city suburbs of Fitzroy and St. Kilda are famous for their vibrant nightlife and live music venues. Whilst in Melbourne, be sure to visit the Great Ocean Road, just two hours drive south.