Melbourne

Overview

As the capital of Victoria and the second largest city in the country, Melbourne is a booming metropolis that showcases the best of Australian arts, culture, cuisine and landscapes. It’s a vibrant mix of hidden city laneways, beautiful beaches and immense street art. Melbourne is also known as the best Australian city for international students to study in.

Nature and Climate

"Four seasons in one day" is a phrase that is already part of the popular Melbourian culture. And is that the Oceanic climate of this Australian city, it is characterized by changing weather conditions. The rains are distributed throughout the year although they are more abundant between the months of May and October. The temperature is colder than in Sydney with an average of 19ºC in summer and 9ºC in winter. Although temperatures do not rise much, they do not fall too much.

Arts & Culture

This unique city has embraced street art which can be found everywhere throughout the CBD and inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy and St Kilda. No matter where you are in Melbourne, there’s always something quirky to look at. Melbourne is home to some incredible galleries and a wide range of music venues. We can guarantee you’ll never have a boring moment as there’s so much to do and see. The architecture in Melbourne is a spectacular mix of grand 19th Century Victorian buildings and new 20th Century skyscrapers. You will find world heritage listed sites around the city like the Royal Exhibition Buildings and Carlton Gardens. It would almost be impossible to miss the incredible street art that is splattered on buildings all around the city.

Popular Attractions

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria – Melbourne, Federation Square, Queen Victoria Market, Brighton Beach, Yarra River, St. Kilda Beach, Fitzroy Gardens, St Paul’s Cathedral, nearby Great Ocean Road, Shrine of Remembrance.