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The Best Time to Visit Melbourne
The best time to visit Melbourne all depends on what you want to do. If you want to avoid the crowds without sacrificing the good weather, book your Hobart to Melbourne flights between March to May and September to November. In the autumn months (March to May), you can visit one of Victoria’s top wine-producing regions, the Yarra Valley. Here, travellers in Victoria on flights Hobart to Melbourne can go wine tasting and discover the best vintages from some of the region’s acclaimed estates.
In the spring, you'll be in time for the wildflowers. One of the best events to plan your Hobart to Melbourne return flights around is the Tesselaar Tulip Festival. This event happens in Silvan, a town that is about an hours’ drive away from the CBD. If you want to save money on your flights Hobart to Melbourne, book your holiday to Victoria for travel over the winter months. From June to August, the chilly weather means the city experiences lower tourist numbers. You'll have an easier time finding deals on airfare, hotels and accommodation.
The summer months are the most popular time for a trip to Melbourne. December to February sees tourists arrive to the city to soak up the good weather, calendar of events, and balmy summer atmosphere. If you want to join in on the fun, book your tickets to Melbourne from Hobart well in advance.
Melbourne Neighbourhood Overview
St Kilda is one of the best neighbourhoods in Melbourne for travellers that don't want to stay in the heart of the city. You'll swap the bustling CBD for a more relaxed beach atmosphere, theme park rides, quirky shops and great eateries. If you're buying cheap flights to Melbourne from Hobart, browse hotels in St Kilda available to book on Webjet at the same time as purchasing your plane tickets. The city centre is only a short ride away on public transportation, and there's more than enough to keep kids entertained should you be travelling with the family.
For young travellers buying cheap flights Hobart to Melbourne, book your accommodation to be based in Fitzroy. It's where you'll find all things cool and kooky and plenty of bars. There's also a popular artists' market held every Saturday and Sunday, making the neighbourhood a top choice among creatives. If you need to get to the CBD, it's a short ride away on the 112 tram.
If it's your first time buying flights Hobart to Melbourne, you'll want to stay in the CBD. There's a free City Circle tram to help you get around, and you'll be within walking distance of restaurants, cafes and attractions. Plus, the CBD is only a 20-minute or so car journey from Melbourne Airport (MEL). The CBD can be reached in 35 minutes if you’re travelling aboard the Skybus.
South Yarra is one of the city's most beautiful neighbourhoods for travellers booking flights Hobart to Melbourne. Set on the banks of the Yarra River, it’s only about 23 minutes’ drive away from Melbourne Airport (MEL).
Footscray is home to some of Melbourne's migrant communities. Here you'll find a melting pot of cultures all the way from Vietnam to Ethiopia. It's a wonderful place to stay for foodies buying Hobart to Melbourne flights, and you can feast on dishes such as pho, goat curry and cannoli.
Major Events and Festivals in Melbourne
Tesselaar Tulip Festival
The Tesselaar Tulip Festival is the largest flower festival in Australia. It usually takes place from 14 September until 13 October. Travellers booking cheap flights to Melbourne from Hobart can wander around a 55-acre farm that's home to more than 120 varieties of tulips.
Melbourne Fringe is one of the biggest events on the city's social calendar. It's held for two and a half weeks in September and celebrates theatre, comedy, and visual art. If you want to attend, it's a good idea to book your tickets to Melbourne from Hobart in advance. As the city fills up for the event, prices for hotels and airfare are known to increase.
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is the city's signature foodie event. Travellers buying flights Hobart to Melbourne can sample everything from French delicacies to some of Victoria's best vintages. If you're serious about your food, look out for the festival's long lunches. Each lunch serves 100 guests and the meal is set against some of Victoria's most beautiful backdrops.
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is the funniest time of year to buy Hobart to Melbourne return flights. It's the third-largest international comedy festival in the world and guests can choose from more than 400 performances. It's a great way to discover Australia's emerging stand-up comedians. If you're not sure which shows to attend, you can ask the festival staff for recommendations or go to Melbourne Town Hall and buy a last-minute ticket for whatever show is on that night. While the Town Hall is the main venue of the event, there are also shows at other spaces across the city.