No visit to Australia would be complete without a visit to Australia’s oldest and most recognizable city.
Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House are icons, but stay a while and you’ll find there’s more to New South Wales’ capital than meets the eye. It is a truly global city, populated with friendly locals who enjoy a laid-back lifestyle. Sydney offers international restaurants, a flourishing arts scene and an exciting blend of modern and colonial architecture. Pristine beaches and national parks lie within easy reach of the bustling city center.
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Located on Australia’s southeast coast, Sydney lies 870 km (540 miles) north of Melbourne and almost 1000 km (621 miles) south of Brisbane.
Sydney’s climate is moderate, with mild winters and warm to hot summers. The weather is winter is comfortable for sightseeing, although you may need to wear a coat at night as the temperature does drop sharply. If visiting in summer, high-factor sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses and a T-shirt will help combat the effects of the harsh sun.