8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Leipzig
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  28​h
End: Leipzig

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take a stroll through Melbourne Central, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then wander the streets of Degraves Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, get the lay of the land with Royal Botanic Gardens, then browse the exhibits of Buxton Contemporary, and finally look for gifts at Ambiance Gifts.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne road trip planning app .

Leipzig, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Leipzig to Melbourne. Traveling from Leipzig in July, expect nights in Melbourne to be little chillier, around 6°C, while days are cooler, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Sydney Fish Market and Brett Whiteley Studio. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip maker tool .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: highs in Sydney hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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