Australian people cycling  for exercise near Yarra River with view of the Melbourne City Financial District with skyscrapers in morning at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Equal parts dynamic, cosmopolitan, sports-mad and arty, Melbourne simultaneously exudes style and keeps its best spots hidden, inviting discovery by food and culture lovers.

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Best Neighborhoods

Melbourne is a collection of villages and each neighbourhood has its own distinct character. We guide you to the best suburbs to focus your time...

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Day Trips

From forest trails to steam railways, these inspiring spots around Melbourne make for great day trips, and none of them require a car to reach.

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As one of the world’s most forward-thinking cities, you’d expect Melbourne to be a breeze to navigate; and it doesn’t disappoint.

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Free Things to Do

Melbourne is home to a wealth of fantastic attractions for visitors. The best news? Many of them are free to enjoy.

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5 Shops

These fabulous independent retailers embody the creative verve of Australia’s cultural capital.

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