24 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

24 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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24 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  27​h
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 12 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Paris

8
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kiama Blowhole and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Shelly Beach (in Manly), Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong) and Katoomba (Echo Point Lookout, Wentworth Falls, & more). Dedicate the 5th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, trek along Manly Scenic Walkway, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sydney road trip planning app .

Paris, France to Sydney is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Paris to Sydney. In July, Sydney is little chillier than Paris - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Katoomba, Nan Tien Temple, Kiama Blowhole, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Shelly Beach
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Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

12
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore hidden gems such as Ballarat Wildlife Park and Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Art Gallery of Ballarat (in Ballarat), Geelong (St Mary of the Angels, Eastern Beach Reserve, & more) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring the striking scenery along The Great Ocean Road. Dedicate the 10th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the striking landscape of Dandenong Ranges National Park, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip site .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Geelong, Torquay, Ballarat, Point Nepean National Park, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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