15 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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15 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Frankfurt

6
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.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the exciting artwork at ATTY Gallery, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sydney road trip website .

Frankfurt, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Frankfurt to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Frankfurt in July, expect Sydney to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Escape the urban bustle at Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Zoo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Central and Melbourne Museum. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 10th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Degraves Street, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and stop by Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne vacation planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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