30 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

30 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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30 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  28​h
1
Sydney
— 13 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 14 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Barcelona

13
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park), Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & The Three Sisters) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, stroll through Manly Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip itinerary planner .

Barcelona, Spain to Sydney is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Barcelona to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, The National Pass, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 15:
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

14
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 Melbourne's surroundings by going to Lara Heritage and Historical Museum (in Lara), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip website .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, Melbourne is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, Lara Heritage and Historical Museum, St Mark's Anglican Church, Panorama Garden Estate, The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 29:
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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