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The second largest city in Australia, Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria, located on the southern coast of the country. A great aspect of Melbourne, as with many other Australian cities, is the provision of space, aided of course by the fact that there is so much of it available. The city and suburbs all benefit from this, which makes it a lovely place to spend some time, with a relaxing air very apparent.

Melbourne Tourist Attractions

Make time in Melbourne to explore the many sights there. The Melbourne top attractions include the Federation Square is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Fitzroy Gardens are definitely worth exploring! Melbourne’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Melbourne city tour before you travel and allow our expert Melbourne based guides to show you some of Melbourne’s hidden treasures.

Overview of Sport in Melbourne

As many visitors already know, Melbourne’s most popular sport is Australian Rules Football. The best-known team is Essendon Bombers FC who play at the Telstra Dome. The biggest event in the Melbourne sporting calendar is undoubtedly the F1 Australian Grand Prix, which you can see at the Albert Park and is quite a spectacle!

Melbourne Tourist Attractions

Make time in Melbourne to explore the many sights there. The Melbourne top attractions include the Federation Square is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Fitzroy Gardens are definitely worth exploring! Melbourne’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Melbourne city tour before you travel and allow our expert Melbourne based guides to show you some of Melbourne’s hidden treasures.

Weather in Melbourne

Find out when is the best time to visit Melbourne with our guide to the climate of Melbourne. The table below shows the average temperatures in Melbourne over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Melbourne, so you can plan the best time to go!

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Driving in Melbourne

To drive in Melbourne, you need an IDP (international driving permit) for Australia which you can arrange with the AA before you travel to Melbourne. In Melbourne, as with the rest of Australia, it is the law to drive on the left.

Why not arrange car hire in Melbourne before you travel to Australia and there are a number of depots in Melbourne where you can collect your hire car.

Information About Melbourne Airport

Melbourne Airport about 14 miles northwest of Melbourne. The international IATA code for the airport is MEL is only about 25 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Melbourne, and taxis are also available. Melbourne Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Melbourne.

Melbourne Consulate

If you get into trouble in Melbourne, or just need some advice, the Melbourne British Consulate is the place to go.

British Consulate General
17th Floor
90 Collins Street
Melbourne
Victoria

Telephone: (61) (3) 9652 1600

Melbourne: The Facts

City Name: Melbourne
Country: Australia
Language: English
Currency: Australian Dollar
Time Difference: GMT + 10
Electricity Supply: 220/240V AC 50Hz

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