Travel Reports » State of Victoria (Australia)

The state of Victoria is located in the southeast of Australia and has about 6.3 million inhabitants. The capital and at the same time the second largest city of the country – is Melbourne. Other major cities are Mildura, Geelong, Warrnambool, Ballarat and Bendigo. Popular and worth seeing attractions are the Grampians National Park, the 250 kilometre long coastal road Great Ocean Road, the Macedon Ranges, the numerous wineries of the Yarra Valley and the pygmy penguins on Phillip Island. Scenic features include stunning mountain landscapes, the more than 2,000 kilometres of coastline with its numerous sandy beaches and historic gold-digger settlements in the interior.