Cultural walks, the places of the locals, excellent Italian food and many curiosities: one day in a great Australian metropolis.
If you are around theAustralia and your stage a Melbourne is only 24 hours, do not worry: Melbourne is a huge metropolis, but nevertheless in one day you can visit many points of interest, just arm yourself with comfortable shoes and go around the city!
The city center
Let's start from the center, the CBD is the heart of Melbourne, formed by long crowded streets and labyrinths of narrow streets where the aroma of coffee will follow you everywhere, here we find the main square Federation Square and Flinders Station which in addition to being the main station has a beautiful architectural structure.
Among the main streets of the CBD we find Hosier Lane famous for its ever-evolving street art, e ACDC Lane in honor of rock'n'roll, then there is Degraves Street littered with European restaurants. Stroll and lose yourself among the boutiques of local designers and the numerous cafes, look for the art galleries, immerse yourself in the Parisian-style alleys enjoying the hectic atmosphere of this part of the city.
Remember that the means in the CBD are free!
Places frequented by locals
In the morning pay a visit to the Queen Victoria Market to experience the daily life of the locals and taste the products of local farms!
Nearby you will find the beautiful Library of Victoria which you can visit for free.
For a lunch break, the streets of Carlton - the Italian quarter - are especially perfect Lygon Street considered Melbourne's Little Italy. Here you will find pizza, pasta, but also ethnic restaurants.
Afternoon in Melbourne
In the afternoon you can visit the hipster neighborhood of Fitzroy and enjoy the view at one of the many rooftop bars and shop in the famous OP SHOP.
For a typical Australian sunset, i.e. with your feet on the beach, take one stop at the Pier, the Melbourne pier where the view of the sun setting over the sea is breathtaking.
In the evening to relax after a busy day the ideal is to go to ST.Kilda, have an aperitif on the waterfront, taste the sweets of the Acland Street patisseries and enjoy the sound of the ocean in the background.