Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia and the biggest city in the state of Victoria. Located in Port Phillip Bay in the south-east of Australia, it is famous for its variable climate which can range from freezing to searing heat with wide variability even on the same day.
The city is multicultural and famous for its dining and shopping. Attractions include: the CBD for shopping and dining, Docklands for clothes shopping, China Town for dining, Eureka Tower for the views, St Kilda for the beach, Botanic Gardens for serenity, and Federation Square for daring modern architecture.
If you want to strike out further afield, you could visit Phillip Island, The Dandenongs, Hotham or Mt Buller for skiing, Great Ocean Road, or the stunning Grampians Mountains.