Huge numbers of visitors are seduced by Australia’s second largest city, renowned for its art galleries, its interesting mix of traditional and modern architecture, and the sublime panoramic views offered by the bay of Port Phillip. Discover Melbourne, the Australian capital of fashion and sport, during a trip that will be as exotic as it is rewarding.
Melbourne - where tradition and modernity meet
Built around the Yarra River, in the bay of Port Phillip, the city of Melbourne has no end of exciting things for visitors to discover. Stroll through the steep back streets and wide, modern avenues; marvel at its architecture combining Victorian influences and contemporary lines; recharge your batteries in its luscious parks or along the bay; and be blown away by its incredible art galleries. Or, if you prefer, indulge in some Australian football and cricket, sports that unite residents around a shared passion.
Lyon – Melbourne : flights and transfers
The Lyon-Melbourne flight from Lyon Saint-Exupéry is with the Emirates airline:
- flight with stop-over ;
- connection: Dubai.
The international airport of Melbourne-Tullamarine (IATA code: MEL) is approx. 13 miles to the north-west of the city centre. Various transport services connect the airport and Melbourne:
- by taxi, in 25 minutes*: approx. 45 AU €, roughly € 30;
- by Skybus shuttle, in 25 minutes*: approx. 16 AU € per person, roughly €11; shuttles leave every 15 minutes.
*depending on traffic