Inside Lonely Planet Melbourne & Victoria Travel Guide: *Colour maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests *Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, music, politics, sports, fashion, cuisine, and wine *Free, convenient pull-out Melbourne map (included in print version), plus over 54 neighbourhood maps *Useful features - including Walking Tours, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and Travel with Children *Coverage of Melbourne, Grampians, Cape Otway, the Great Ocean Road, the Murray, Phillip Island, Goldfields, Gippsland, Wilsons Promontory, Mornington Peninsula, the High Country, Portland, Lorne, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Melbourne & Victoria, our most comprehensive guide to Melbourne and Victoria, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.
* Looking for just the highlights of Melbourne? Check out Lonely Planet's Melbourne Encounter, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Australia guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover Australia, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Jayne D'Arcy, Paul Harding, and Donna Wheeler. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands.
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