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Best places to visit in Australia

Australia, a dream country/continent, 14 times bigger than France. Hello distances! It's best therefore to choose your itinerary well before heading there. Where to begin? Don't panic: our well-informed travellers are here to help you. Thanks to their advice, you can prepare your trip to Australia according to your wishes by clicking on the places to discover. It all depends on which Australia tempts you...

The one with the cities? If so, Melbourne, a cultural and sporting city near the Great Ocean Road, will seduce you, just like the chic Sydney, with its opera and its prized beaches. Canberra, the green capital with modern architecture, is worth the detour, not forgetting Perth, a prosperous and relaxed city, isolated in the West.

The Australia of open spaces? Red earth, bush and unusual geological formations? Aim for the central region, with the symbolic and must-see site of Uluru. Kings Canyon, Devils Marbles, Wave Rock, Bungle Bungle or Flinder Ranges will, no doubt, also figure on your list.

The Australia full of adventure and unique encounters? Head to the north, to the heart of the Aboriginal tribes; rock paintings and crocodiles are waiting for you at Kakadu National Park. Cross the Kimberley savannah in a 4x4, stand awestruck in front of the horizontal waterfalls, not forgetting the sunset astride a camel on Cable Beach in Broome. 

The Australia of surfing and nautical activities in idyllic locations? Go kayaking on the Whitsunday Islands, dive in the Great Barrier Reef or Ningaloo Reef, its lesser-known equivalent to the west, with sharks and whales. Greet the dolphins at Monkey Mia. Are you a surfer? East, West, South coasts: the spots are bustling, whether it's the waves of Byron Bay, Margaret River or Bell's Beach...

The Australia off the beaten track? Choose Esperance, the pink lake and the beaches of Cape Le Grand. And Tasmania? This forgotten little part of New Zealand will bowl you over with its exceptional fauna and flora.

Now it's up to you to create your unique trip!

Lisa Gaillard
Pleasant little town in the south of Australia.
Albany is a pleasant little city by the sea, with 30,000 inhabitants. It combines modernity, with its shopping centres in the north, and history, with its colonial centre in the south.
Located at the mouth of the River Clyde, to the south of Wollongong, Batesmans Bay and the surrounding region can claim to have the most spectacular and unspoiled coastline in New South Wales.
The Queensland city of Bundaberg lies at the mouth of the Burnett River, to the north of Brisbane.
Kalgoorlier is a mining town in western Australia, with 28,242 inhabitants. It's situated 560km to the East of Perth, that is to say, in the Australian bush. 
A sleepy seaside town with 13,000 inhabitants, Port Augusta is Australia's rail and road crossroads.
Port Macquarie is a seaside city with well-developed facilities. Founded in 1821, this penal settlement was the third city to be created in Australia. Today, it attracts Australian holidaymakers.
Tennant Creek is an isolated town in the northern territory, near Three Ways, where the roads to the south and west intersect. This town, founded for the mining of mineral deposits, particularly of gold, experienced a boom in the 1930s.
The third largest urban area in the south-west of Australia, after Perth and Mandurah, Bunbury is renowned for the regular appearance of dolphins. An ideal place for a family holiday.
Near to superb natural sites such as Ningaloo Reef (to the north), the town of Carnarvon itself doesn't have much to offer from a tourism point of view.
Situated on the border between South Australia and Victoria, to the north of Mount Gambier, Coonawarra is a wine-producing region famous for its premium red wines.
The crossing of Fitzroy or Fitzroy Crossing is a miniscule town located in the North-West of the continent in Western Australia.
The Gold Coast is a 35 km strip of sand on the east coast of Australia. You drive down the Gold Coast Highway between Southport and the border of New South Wales. The tourist activity here has reached its peak.
It is a village located on the Great Northern Highway in the Kimberley region, to the north-west of Western Australia.
It is an immense artificial lake, located near the border between Western Australia and the Northern Territory, on the Kimberley plateau.
A small town where several travellers go because the region is well-known for fruit picking work!
Rockhampton is 640 kilometres north of Brisbane, the capital of Queensland. It's a livestock and meat port without any particular attraction.
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