15 days in Australia & Paris Itinerary

15 days in Australia & Paris Itinerary

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1
Melbourne, Australia
— 1 night
2
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
3
Port Douglas, Australia
— 2 nights
4
Cairns, Australia
— 2 nights
5
Paris, France
— 4 nights

1
night
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, thensee the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Tours, thentake in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder site.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Melbourne International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Melbourne are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Sydney, Australia

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and stop by Darling Harbour.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Sydney. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
nights
Port Douglas, Australia

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at With Sugar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip planner.

Getting from Sydney to Port Douglas by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Port Douglas to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

2
nights
Cairns, Australia

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cairns online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, take a stroll through Le Marais, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paris online attractions planner.

Getting from Cairns to Paris by flight takes about 25 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Cairns to Paris. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in April; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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