Popular Accommodations in Sydney
Highlights in Sydney
- Visit to the zoo
- Bondi Beach
- Sydney Opera House
- Water landscape of Sydney
Most popular in Sydney
Location and orientation
Sydney is regarded as the only metropolis of Australia, but is not the capital of the country. Almost 5 million people live in an area four times the size of Berlin. With its botanical garden and numerous parks, Sydney is considered a particularly green city. Many holiday homes, apartments and vacation rentals in Sydney are located close to the beach and are therefore suitable for both beach and city holidays.Geographical location of Sydney
Sydney lies on the 33rd southern latitude, where cities like Santiago de Chile or Cape Town are located. The metropolis belongs to the department New Wales South and is located at the Australian southeast coast.
Travelers and Activities
In the hinterland of Sydney you can ride a mountain bike. Although there are no signposted cycle paths in Australia yet, you can take a mountain bike into the wilderness and enjoy the unique nature there. The so-called Outback, which begins behind Sydney, is impressive and cannot be compared to the European natural landscape.Surfing the beaches of Sydney
Of course, surfing as an Australian national sport should not be missing. At the most famous beach of the city, Bondi Beach, both locals and tourists meet to learn or practice surfing.
Top 3 Travel Tips for Sydney
Of course, a visit to the most famous opera house in the world is part of a visit to Sydney. The architecture is unique both from the outside and the inside. Anyone who has the opportunity to see an opera should definitely take advantage of it.2. Enjoy nature in the Royal Botanic Garden
The Royal Botanic Gardens, with over 30 hectares, is the largest of three botanical gardens in Sydney. The botanical garden overlooks Farm Cove and is located directly east of Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay. From huge palm trees to tropical plants and ponds, there is everything a botanist's heart desires here.3. View from the Sydney Harbour Bridge
The famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, which is the city's second landmark after the Opera House, is the connection between Sydney's north and south coasts via the Port Jackson. The impressive bridge, from which daring people abseil down, is also called a "coat hanger" by locals because of its striking shape. From the Harbour Bridge, one has a breathtaking view of the skyline and especially on New Year's Eve, one of the most spectacular fireworks in the world is held here.
"When two fight, the third rejoices." Because of the dispute between Melbourne and Sydney, Canberra was finally chosen as the capital of Australia.
Things to know
The climate in Sydney is exactly the opposite of the European climate. In June and July the average temperature is between 8 and 12 degrees. During this time, a city trip rather than a beach trip is more suitable. In January and February, on the other hand, it is midsummer in Australia and the average temperature is between 25 and 30 degrees. During this time you can rent the numerous apartments and vacation rentals in Sydney and enjoy the beautiful beaches.