Melbourne has been voted as the world's most liveable city on many occasions, and with good reason. It's culture, events and lifestyle are unsurpassed in Australia and amongst the best in the world.

Melbourne is Australia's capital of (take a deep breath) - culture and the arts, food and coffee, fashion, sports, events, bars and drinking, live music, theatre, and shopping. If any of those things interests you, Melbourne should definitely be on your list of places to visit.

There are not so many major attractions in Melbourne - the attraction of the city is more about the lifestyle, soaking up the culture and making new discoveries - so a couple of days will tick off all the big things to do in the city centre, but you can spend a lifetime here if you want to experience it all. Take a look at the ranked list below to discover and plan what you can do on your trip to Melbourne.

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Booking.com is one of the most popular hotel booking websites, they have a wide range of accommodation types and they often have free cancellation, so you can always book and lock in your room with the option to cancel it later. Click the image to see what amazing hotel you could be staying at soon.

We also like Hotels.com who offer an excellent user friendly website, good service, and a good loyalty program where you get a free night for every 10 nights you book through them.

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Virgin Australia are up there with Qantas in terms of quality of service and they have an extensive number of routes across Australia. Click the image to see what options they have for you to experience an exemplary start to your trip.

If you want to check up on Jetstar, it is best to book through their site directly at jetstar.com as this gives you the best price and full availability. Just remember that checked luggage costs extra.

For flights with Qantas, try looking at auntbetty.com which is operated by Flight Centre. It's an easy to use flight search website that gives you the true price (unlike others, that show dodgy prices) and back-up support from your local Flight Centre store.

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Go to the second page of our travel guide for the full run down.

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