With so much contained within its compact size, seeing a lot in a little time has never been more achievable than it is in Adelaide. Even a short visit to Adelaide offers everything from glistening beaches to chic cafes, winery tours and gorgeous day trips to country towns.
Henley is one of South Australia’s most beloved beaches. What’s more, it’s located just 10 minutes from the airport (and just 20 from the CBD). Go for a swim, admire the beach from the shoreline or take up a table at one of the neighbouring cafes and restaurants. There’s more than one way to spend a day at Henley Beach.
Hahndorf is another local gem. Just 30 minutes from central Adelaide, Hahndorf is Australia's oldest surviving German settlement. From gift shops to traditional German cuisine, you can enjoy a little bit of Germany just outside Adelaide.
A winery region is never far away. Take your pick! Barossa Valley, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale are some of its most popular wine regions in South Australia and they serve up the best Shiraz in the country.
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