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Travel guide South Melbourne

Monet’s Garden
By ATDW Database

Venue: 180 St Kilda Road, South Melbourne Victoria Date(s): From Fri 10 May 13 To Sun 08 Sep 13
Opening in May 2013, this stunning exhibition will be devoted to Claude Monet's iconic garden at Giverny and will include more than fifty masterpieces from the Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris, as well as paintings from leading international museums and private collections.Renowned as the 'father of French Impressionism' Monet's forging of a new artistic style was inspired by his direct experiences of nature, culminating in the ravishing depictions of his own lily and flower gardens in the rural property at Giverny, northern France, that became his lifelong obsession. Through a magnificent and sweeping series of paintings, visitors will experience every facet of Monet's picturesque garden; the iconic Japanese footbridge and water lily ponds, but also the irises, agapanthus, wisteria, weeping w... Read more

Link Tours
By ATDW Database

Contact: info@linktours.com.au or 9699 8422
Link Tours offers a wide selection of private and public touring for groups of all sizes. We offer flexibility and variety and can tailor a package to suit your requirements. Some of our featured regions include the Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula, Macedon Ranges as well as the Pyrenees and Grampians. These are only a few of the many tours we can organise for you. Contact us directly for more information about your tour options. Mornington Peninsula The Mornington Peninsula has long been a favourite destin offering green hinterlands, wild ocean beaches and an abundance of vineyards. With more than 170 vineyards, the Mornington Peninsula is one of the most highly concentrated wine regions in Australia. Being cool-climate, this region is recognised for their outstanding chardonnay, p... Read more

French Island National Park
By Parks Victoria

"French Island attracts visitors who enjoy the beauty and isolation of walking along beaches where your only companions are hundreds of wading birds." Mick Douglas, Ranger, French Island National Park. Only 75 kilometres south-east of Melbourne, French Island has unspoiled natural bushland and is a refuge for a diverse range of native flora and fauna . For those who are fortunate enough to visit its shores, it is a unique island sanctuary where one can stop to appreciate rugged beauty and isolation. The first sight for visitors after departing the ferry is a vast sea of impenetrable scrub, but spend a little time on the island and you'll soon be fascinated by the rich and diverse flora. French Island National Park forms two thirds of the island and features over 580 indigeno... Read more

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