Many of Melbourne’s most popular attractions are located close to Montmorency, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two of the places not to miss are the fascinating Doncaster Shopping Centre and the incredible Northland Shopping Centre. Two more worthwhile attractions that are nearby Montmorency are Fairfield Boathouse and the Pipeworks Fun Market.
Montmorency has plenty of cultural attractions within easy reach that make great places to visit. Take a guided tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the wonderful exhibits at Abbotsford Convent in Abbotsford.
There are also some interesting venues and parks for kids of all ages, such as the Studley Park Boathouse in Kew. Take a tour of the Collingwood Children's Farm in Abbotsford, and learn about some of the most interesting creatures in the world.
If the weather is good head outside and appreciate the nearby green spaces. The ecological reserves such as Martin Reserve in Fawkner, allow visitors to see the species of flora and fauna that flourish in the area. There are some great gardens and parks, so take a picnic blanket to the Fawkner Memorial Park in Fawkner and the Yarra Bend Park in Kew.
Browse the boutiques and do some people-watching in some of the nearby shopping venues such as the Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre in Richmond.
If you are travelling with adults there are some great places to relax, including the Carlton and United Breweries in Abbotsford.
Get familiar with the local sporting passions in Melbourne by catching a game at Hisense Arena, the stomping ground of the Melbourne Tigers and the Melbourne Vixens. Fans of popular music can also check the stadium’s website to see if there’s a concert on during their stay.
After seeing the sights around Montmorency, recharge your batteries at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Sleep & Go, Preston, the Rydges Hotel Bell City, Preston and the Amora Riverwalk Melbourne, Richmond are just some of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.