Summer in Melbourne
With long summer days and warm evenings, Melbourne is a great place to visit. The average daily temperature of 26 degrees (Celsius) in Melbourne and about 4 degrees lower in the Dandenong ranges, provide pleasant temperatures for outdoor dining and activities. With daily temperatures that reach the high 30’s (Celsius) who could resist a visit to the beautiful bay beaches, Dandenong Ranges or the Yarra Valley.
Melbourne is known as a vibrant city with many attractions, from the casual laneways, with their Alfesco eateries, specialty shops and cosy little bars; each with its own individual character and charm; to the lush Melbourne’s parks, grand libraries and museums. Melbourne’s picturesque parks and gardens, which all have a story to tell, make it a unique city. Melbourne was voted the WORLDS MOST LIVABLE CITY again in 2013.
No visit would be complete without taking in some of the world-class sports and entertainment venues, these venues include the MCG and Rod Laver Arena, which host huge summer events such as International cricket and Australian Open.
There’s always a festival going on in Melbourne, whether it’s film, comedy, arts, music or design. International artists frequently top the bill, along with home-grown talent.
Some of the suggested attractions for this summer are:
- Australian Open tennis championship
- Day and night cricket matches at the MCG
- Evening performances of plays in the Botanical Gardens
- Twenty20 cricket
- Horse races at Hanging Rock
- St Kilda Festival
- Carol’s by candlelight at the Myer music bowl
- Chinese New year
- Summer Music Festival at the Victorian Arts Centre
ENJOY YOU STAY!