Route & dates
21 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary
Sydney— 9 nights
Fly: 3h 30min
Melbourne— 8 nights
The Harbour City
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.Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Darling Harbour and Sydney Opera House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls, The Three Sisters, & more). Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Bradleys Head Trail. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planning site .
Erfurt, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 37-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 9 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Erfurt in November, with highs in Sydney at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.
Things to do in Sydney
Katoomba, The National Pass
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Australia's Garden City
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.Get outdoors at Royal Botanic Gardens and St. Kilda Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shrine of Remembrance and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Spend the 20th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Melbourne Zoo, kick back and relax at Port Melbourne Beach, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip app .
Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in November since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Melbourne
St Kilda, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Historic St Andrew's Anglican Church, The Great Ocean Road
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