13 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Adelaide Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Adelaide Itinerary

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13 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Milan

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines and Koko Black. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and walk around Fitzroy Gardens.

To find more things to do, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read Melbourne tour planner.

Milan, Italy to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Milan to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines ©
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Giuliansfor some retail therapy. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Shelly Beach in Manly, approximately Manly away. Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, stop by Darling Harbour, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sydney holiday website .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 14°C. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Sydney Harbour National Park, Shelly Beach
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to Blackebys Old Sweet Shop or Adelaide Showground Farmers' Market. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, stop by Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Adelaide sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Shopping Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Urban Cow Studio ©
Urban Cow Studio
Adelaide Showground Farmers' Market ©
Blackebys Old Sweet Shop ©
Blackebys Old Sweet Shop

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