If your looking for a great escape Melbourne the Garden City won’t disappoint. Melbourne is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. It’s Botanical Gardens, Yarra River which runs along SouthBank is a great way to start your day. Sporting events and inner city activities makes Melbourne a great place to visit.There are some great deals for flights and accommodation happening right now at rivierabookings.com.

Inner City Suburbs       

Melbourne also has many close by hip places to visit, which are only a tram ride away.

St Kilda

St Kilda is a bay side suburb, things to do there are Luna Park always a hit with the kids, Acland Street has some great cafes and eateries. Take a stroll down the pier to a great little cafe or you might enjoy a cold drink and counter meal at the great Esplanade Hotel.


Brunswick is filled with groovy cafes, restaurants and many wine bars with live music happening every night. There is also plenty of retail therapy for  keen shoppers.

Prahran/South Yarra

Prahran has some wonderful Gardens to visit for example Victoria Gardens, Grattan Gardens, and Orrong Romanis Park all are worth while have a stroll through. If your interested in shopping you can’t go past Chappell Street filled with great chic stores and heaps of cafe delis and restaurants.

Melbourne Street Art

Amongst the streets of Melbourne CBD, Fitzroy and Cremorne  you will find laneways filled with talented artist paintings on the walls of old buildings. The artwork is something well worth seeing. There are free guided tours if you want to get a more informed insight into the art works.

Sporting Events Melbourne

Melbourne is known for its sport, with many enthusiastic fans at all events. It holds some of the biggest sporting events in Australia. The Australian Open Tennis in January, Formula 1 Grand Prix in March. The AFL, Rugby League and Soccer all kick off in winter, followed by cricket in summer. There is always a sporting event to visit when you travel to Melbourne.

If you are going to Melbourne the Garden City for work or a holiday, there is plenty to keep you occupied. With the Melbourne Formula 1 Grand Prix only a month away why not get amongst the action and book your holiday .  www.rivierabookings.com