If your next holiday destination is Adelaide in South Australia, then do not miss Adelaide Hills, one of the major Tourist Attractions in Adelaide. This beautiful hill is a part of the Mount Lofty Ranges and it borders the eastern part of the city. As Adelaide Hills is one of the famous and oldest wine regions of South Australia, it is quite popular amongst the global tourists.
Adelaide Hills with its rich flora and fauna increases the natural glory of this city. This famous wine region connects the Barossa and Eden Valleys in the north with Langhorne Creek in the south. Adelaide Hills center round one of the fastest growing towns of Australia, Mount Barker. If you love serene and tranquil holidays on the lap of nature, then do not forget to visit this spot while you are in Adelaide Tours.
For most of the weekenders, a drive to Adelaide Hills is a common attraction. The spectacular beauty of the place with its lush greeneries and soothing climate has a healing effect on each of the traveler. Though Adelaide Hills were the popular settlements for the European settlers, but some towns in these hills still reflect its strong German connection.
You can communicate easily to the city center staying at Adelaide Hills. The Mount Lofty area of these hills houses Adelaide’s television transmission towers, so developing fast. You can expect all sorts of modern day facilities in this hilly region. The improved road way to Adelaide Hills has also increased the popularity of this place amongst the tourists.
If you are following the South Eastern Freeway, you will have to cross a number of Heysen Tunnels which are the special attractions of this route.
The first vine was planted in this area in 1839 and now there are more than 50 wineries which are open for the tourists to taste. Other major attraction of this area is the Cleland Conservation Park with free roaming kangaroos, wallabies, emus, dingos, koalas, native birds & snakes. Adelaide Hills also boasts of numerous rare species of flora and faunas. You can also enjoy walking trails and bike trails while staying in this area.
Adelaide Hills’ high altitude, the wet and cool spring, and dry summers allow different types of fruits like apples, grapes, strawberries, cherries, pears etc to grow. For its position and climate, Adelaide Hills has become one of the popular sight seeing spots in Adelaide. You can connect two sub-regions, Lenswood and the Piccadilly Valley from Adelaide Hills. Some popular towns in this region can also be your weekend destination. These are Birdwood, Lobethal, Littlehampton, Meadows, Mount Barker, Bradbury, Kanmantoo, Woodside, Hahndorf, Gumeracha, Stirling and many more.
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