Melbourne is a lively and cosmopolitan city situated on the northern bank of Yarra River and about five kilometers from the shores of Port Phillip Bay. Melbourne is a mix of Victorian-era architecture and leafy boulevards and modern, contemporary developments such as Federation Square. Art, music, theatre design, cuisine and fashion are cutting-edge in Melbourne. ... More>Melbourne has a passion for social eating and you’ll find thousands of cafes, restaurants and gastronomic experiences to choose from. Take a day trip to the vineyards (Yarra Valley, Geelong or Mornington Peninsula) and sample Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir, or visit Phillip Island, home to a penguin colony.