12 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

12 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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12 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  27​h
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Berlin

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 25th (Tue) 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, admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance, take a memorable tour with Tours, and make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

Berlin, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Melbourne. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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