26 days in Sydney, Dubai & France Itinerary

26 days in Sydney, Dubai & France Itinerary

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1
Sydney, Australia
— 1 night
2
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 1 night
3
Paris, France
— 6 nights
4
Epernay, France
— 2 nights
5
Lyon, France
— 4 nights
6
Avignon, France
— 1 night
7
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 6 nights
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
9
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 1 day
10
Sydney, Australia
— 1 day

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Becket Church and then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip maker tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In May in Sydney, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites
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St Thomas Becket Church ©
St Thomas Becket Church
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): stroll through Kite Beach by Meraas, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Rahim Mosque, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Gold And Diamond Park.

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You can fly from Sydney to Dubai in 17 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Sydney in May, things will get much hotter in Dubai: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Paris.

Things to do in Dubai

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Kite Beach by Meraas ©
Kite Beach by Meraas
Al Rahim Mosque ©
Al Rahim Mosque
Gold And Diamond Park ©
Gold And Diamond Park

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chartres Cathedral and Sainte-Chapelle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Change things up with a short trip to Chateau de Fontainebleau in Fontainebleau (about 1 hour away). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Île de la Cité, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paris travel route planning website.

Getting from Dubai to Paris by flight takes about 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Paris. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in May; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Epernay.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chartres Cathedral, Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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Epernay, France

Epernay ©
Best known for its Champagne production, Épernay is a small town featuring several famous brands, including Moët & Chandon, that have been aged in the miles of tunneled cellars carved from chalk rock beneath the town.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Amand, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Abbaye de Trois-Fontaines, thenlearn about winemaking at Champagne Thierry Rodez, and finally learn about winemaking at Champagne Pierre Morlet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): do a tasting at Champagne Bochet-Lemoine, learn about winemaking at Champagne Lallement Massonnot, thendo a tasting at Champagne Joseph Desruets, thendo a tasting at Paul-Etienne Saint Germain, and finally learn about winemaking at Champagne Boizel - Atelier 1834.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Epernay trip builder website.

Drive from Paris to Epernay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Paris in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Epernay, with lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Lyon.

Things to do in Epernay

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Champagne Bochet-Lemoine, Champagne Pierre Morlet, Champagne Thierry Rodez, Champagne Joseph Desruets, Eglise Saint Amand
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Champagne Thierry Rodez ©
Champagne Thierry Rodez
Eglise Saint Amand ©
Eglise Saint Amand
Paul-Etienne Saint Germain ©
Paul-Etienne Saint Germain

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Popular historic sites such as Vieux Lyon and Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Abbaye Saint-Philibert. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lyon: Chateau de Cormatin (in Cormatin), Cite medievale de Perouges (in Perouges) and Monastere Royal de Brou (in Bourg-en-Bresse). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Chateau de Crussol, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take a stroll through Place des Jacobins, and see the interesting displays at Fresque des Lyonnais.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, use the Lyon online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Epernay to Lyon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Epernay in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Lyon. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Avignon.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trips

Abbaye Saint-Philibert, Huilerie Richard, Chateau de Cormatin, Cite medievale de Perouges, Monastere Royal de Brou
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Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval ©
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval

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Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the 17th (Fri), take in the views from Pont d'Avignon and then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Avignon trip builder app.

Take a train from Lyon to Avignon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Lyon, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Avignon, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

6
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Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Calanques and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and Cathédrale La Major will appeal to history buffs. Explore Aix-en-Provence's surroundings by going to Prieure de Carluc (in Cereste), Citadelle de Forcalquier (in Forcalquier) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in La Londe Les Maures). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Chartreuse de la Verne, admire the landmark architecture of Mairie d'Aix-en-Provence, take an in-depth tour of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine.

Before you visit Aix-en-Provence, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Avignon to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Marseille, Moustiers Sainte-Marie, Prieure de Carluc, Calanques, Route des Cretes La Palud
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Notre Dame de Beauvoir ©
Notre Dame de Beauvoir
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Calanques ©
Calanques

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Paris, France

Paris ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stroll the grounds of Pere-Lachaise Cemetery and then take a stroll through Le Marais. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Maintenon and then wander the streets of Latin Quarter.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Paris holiday builder website.

Traveling by flight from Aix-en-Provence to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In May, Paris is slightly colder than Aix-en-Provence - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Chateau de Maintenon
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Chateau de Maintenon ©
Chateau de Maintenon
Latin Quarter ©
Latin Quarter
Pere-Lachaise Cemetery ©
Pere-Lachaise Cemetery

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque And Centre, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kite Beach by Meraas, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Gold And Diamond Park.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubai trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Dubai takes 10 hours. Traveling from Paris to Dubai, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in May; daily highs in Dubai reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Dubai

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
Kite Beach by Meraas ©
Kite Beach by Meraas

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Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
On the 27th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, thenkick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney road trip planning app.

Getting from Dubai to Sydney by flight takes about 17 hours. Traveling from Dubai to Sydney, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in May, things will get cooler in Sydney: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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