The Adelaide Hills are best known for Australia’s best cool-climate wines and located only 30 minutes from Adelaide’s city centre. The Adelaide Hills stretches from the Barossa Valley in the north, to Kuitpo Forest in the south. This picturesque countryside is surrounded by quaint villages and bustling towns. Highlights include breathtaking views, bike riding, and trail walking where you can see endangered bettongs, platypus and bandicoots in their native habitats. Attend the Santos Tour Down Under and learn about the European settlers and how their culture, food, architecture and art shaped the region. Stimulate your taste buds at many of the restaurants on offer or visit nearby Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest German settlement, the garden village of Stirling and bustling Mount Barker. If a relaxing driving holiday is what you’re after with quaint villages, and fantastic food then choose the Adelaide Hills.