20 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

20 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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20 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Vienna

7
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee (about 42 minutes away). Dedicate the 8th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 6th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary builder site .

Vienna, Austria to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 9 hours. Traveling from Vienna in February, expect Melbourne to be much hotter, temps between 32°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

9
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Taronga Zoo
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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