Famed for dining, arts, and shopping the cosmopolitan city of Melbourne is a place to explore, discover, and enjoy yourself. Be sure to experience, taste, and relish in all of these amazing things that Melbourne offers.
SEE AND DO
Before you see and do anything in Melbourne, get a sneak peak by taking the free tram that cruises around the city. This fun attraction takes you around to see the city’s highlights and is an easy way to get your vacation started to see what attractions you would like to discover further.
To see a spectacular gothic style building, you must visit the St. Patricks Cathedral. The mesmerising interior is filled with artful stain glass windows and handcrafted wooden structures.
For epic city views, visit Eureka Skydeck 88. The highest viewing platform in the city provides a panoramic city view complete with a distance that stretches all the way to the Blue Mountains! Come here before sunset for the best day/night photo opportunities of your trip.
WINE AND DINE
Who says you need to go to Spain to experience the flavors of real Spanish cuisine or the exciting flavor of Greek food from Greece? Just visit Fitzroy for a multicultural experience and tasty Spanish fare in the Spanish quarter. Little Bourke Street will serve up the best Chinese dishes this side of the hemisphere and Lonsdale Street will take you to the streets of Greece in seconds once you sink your teeth in their Mediterranean inspired plates. Should you be in the mood for a fabulous Italian dining experience, just wander off to the streets of Carlton. Showcasing some of the best wine and high class chefs, Melbourne is the place to get your fill of cuisines from around the world.
SHOPPING AND EVENTS
Melbourne is the place to get your shopping itch scratched. Take the tram over to Bridge Road, Richmond where you can find bargains galore. For more trendy and unique finds, head to Chapel Street, South Yarra. For awesome architecture and artsy lined streets checkout Federation Square. You will experience local designers and artists in this area and will surely walk away with something different and unique.
Melbourne is the event headquarter of Australia and you will definitely catch some great events while you are here. There is always a rockin’ concert or theatrical show going on. Should you want to experience some tasty bites and sip on a new fusion of wine, there will likely be a food and wine festival coming up soon. Musicals, exhibitions and sporting events will be happening no matter what seasons it is. Should you be around in November, it would be a shame to miss the Melbourne Cup or the AFL Grand Final in September.