InterContinental Adelaide is situated on the banks of the Torrens River, next to the Adelaide Festival Centre, the Adelaide Convention Center and the Adelaide Casino. Every room and suite has spectacular views of the city and a spacious marble bathroom.
The Barossa Valley, in South Australia, is a world known wine-producing area, located just northeast of Adelaide. The area includes towns like Tanunda, Angaston and Nuriootpa, as well as a variety of high-profile wineries offering tours and cellar-door degustations. The regional specialty is the Shiraz grapes. The region-wide stone cottages and Lutheran churches are testimony to a wave of German immigrants from the 19th century.
If you are wine lover, day tours from Adelaide to go for wine tasting and try some delicious food would be the best escape from the city.
With more than 150 wineries and 80 cellar doors, the Barossa is one of the world’s finest wine growing regions. Over the past 160 years, seven generations of grape farmers and winemakers have developed this lush terrain as one of Australia’s finest wine regions, producing consistently excellent vintages.
Bicycle, motorbike, vintage vehicle, hot air balloon, or helicopter tours of the Barossa Valley are available, as well as wine and dine experiences at some of Australia’s finest restaurants. In this charming collection of villages, rolling hills, stone churches, and vineyards, a world of gourmet enjoyment awaits.
Top hotels near Barossa Valley
Located in the heart of Adelaide’s city center on Hindmarsh Square, Pullman Adelaide is just a 15-minute walk from local attractions such as the fashion boutiques of Rundle Street and the vibrant café community. The Barossa Valley and Mclaren Vale...
Stamford Plaza Adelaide is conveniently located in the popular Central Business District area. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Stamford...
Travel info about Adelaide and Australia
Adelaide is a diverse cosmopolitan capital of South Australia. Its ring of parkland on the Torrens River is home to renowned museums such as South Australia's Art Gallery, displaying large collections including well-known Indigenous art, and the South Australian Museum, dedicated to natural history.
Australia is both a country and a continent between the Indian and Pacific Ocean. Majority of population lives in coastal areas where largest cities flourish: Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide. The capital, Canberra, is the only major city located inland. The vast inland area of country is called Outback and it is dotted with small towns and wilderness parks...
Tours and trips including Barossa Valley
Interesting facts about Barossa Valley
Here are some interesting facts about this amazing area:
- The name Barossa means Hill of Roses and it is spelled incorrectly (instead of ‘Barosa’) due to incorrect transcription.
- Some of the oldest wines in the world could be found here, some of them older than 120 years.
- There are 755 grape growers in Barossa Valley. For comparison, there are about 450 in the famous Napa Valley.