Destination Guide - Melbourne
From fashion to football, arts to architecture – Melbourne’s got a sub-culture to inspire those with even the most obscure obsession. It’s is a multicultural destination, too – so this international melting pot serves up some eclectic fusion cuisine. The juxtaposition of verdant gardens against dramatic modern buildings such as Federation Square is a visual symbol of Melbourne’s love affair with both urban and natural landscapes.
In winter (June-August) the average temperature hovers between 6°C and 13°C. In summer (December-February) the temperature undulates between approximately 25°C and 40°C. Year 'round, you will often hear Melburnians use the phrase "four seasons in one day".
Getting there and around
Melbourne has an excellent public transport service comprising trains, buses and trams. The City Circle tram is a free service and it’s a great way to see the CBD. Taxis are also a reliable option. Hire a car if you’re seeing greater Melbourne.
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Travel Insider Melbourne suggestions
Here are some suggestions for other destinations near Melbourne and around Victoria.