Head north-east from Adelaide and you drive into the Barossa Valley.
This is one of the world's and certainly Australia's prime wine region, most renowned for its Shiraz wines and also of Jacob's Creek fame (yours truly has lived in both Europe and Asia and has rarely seen a supermarket that didn't sell a bottle).
The area was first settled in the mid 19th century by German immigrants, so in the small towns around you find sober looking Lutheran churches and other historic buildings; a kind of old-world charm you don't easily find elsewhere near here. Besides tasting wine and eating fresh produce just off the fields, you will spend your time here driving, hiking or cycling around the wine trails. [Review by travelindicator]
- Barossa Valley is a region in Australia. It is situated at an altitude of 879ft and the best airport to fly into is ADL (Adelaide International Airport, Adelaide)
- The main spoken language here is English, and the average English skill is high
- The currency used in Australia is the Australian dollar (AUD)
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