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Once touted as the ‘City of Churches’, Adelaide is making a concerted effort to lose the pious tag and re-express itself as a creative, progressive destination with a kickin’ arts scene, fab restaurants and more bars than you could blitz in a year.
A breezy road-trip north-east of the capital of South Australia (take the scenic route via the Adelaide Hills), the Barossa Valley dukes it out with NSW’s Hunter Valley for bragging rights as the most celebrated grape-growing region in Australia.
An hour or so north of South Australia’s more famous Barossa Valley, the historic Clare Valley in the Mid North district punches well above its weight in the wine stakes.
The Fleurieu vibe is unhurried, unharried and oddly nostalgic (an antipodean Tuscany?): a unique collusion of vine-clad, red-brown soils, aquamarine ocean and a climate more Aegean than Australian.
Australia’s most accessible outback, the Flinders Ranges – just a five-hour drive from Adelaide – serves up a wildly beautiful landscape that's home to geological wonder Wilpena Pound, aboriginal rock art and native wildlife.