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That said, Hahndorf is undeniably pretty, with Teutonic sandstone architecture, European trees, and flowers overflowing from half wine barrels. And it is interesting: Australia's oldest surviving German settlement (1839), founded by 50 Lutheran families fleeing religious persecution in Prussia. Hahndorf was placed under martial law during WWI, and its name changed to 'Ambleside' (renamed Hahndorf in 1935). It's also slowly becoming less kitsch and more cool: there are a few interesting cafes and bars here now, and on a sunny day the main street is positively pumping.


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$106.34 Day Trips & Excursions

Barossa Valley with Hahndorf Tour from Adelaide

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lyndoch Heritage Walk, Lyndoch, Barossa Valley, South AustraliaStop at Lyndoch Bakery to buy morning tea (own expense)Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Seppeltsfield, Seppeltsfield, Barossa Valley, South AustraliaWine Tastings. Time to explore the Jam Factory and surroundsDuration: 1 hourStop At: Wolf Blass, Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley, South AustraliaTour of winery with tastings of Wolf Blass and Penfolds Wine. 2 Course Lunch is served here.Duration: 1 hour 40 minutesStop At: Hahndorf Academy, Hahndorf, Adelaide Hills, Greater Adelaide, South AustraliaStop in the town of Hahndorf and explore this old German SettlementDuration: 1 hour

$121.53 Day Trips & Excursions

Adelaide City, Barossa Valley, and Hahndorf Sightseeing Tour

Day 1: Adelaide City Sightseeing Tour (3 hours)Get to know Australia's 'festival city' on a full morning coach tour of the city surrounds, with the option of including a river cruise and a visit to Adelaide Zoo to meet the giant pandas. You’ll visit the North Terrace with its mix of historic and modern buildings and uncover the city’s past through its memorials, statues and plaques.Take a stroll along Rundle Mall, Australia’s first shopping street mall, see Colonel Light’s Lookout, named after the founder and town planner of Adelaide, then head to the beach and the quaint town of Glenelg.No trip to Adelaide would be complete without a visit to Haigh’s Chocolates (closed on Sunday). Relax with a cup of tea or coffee while sampling the region’s finest milk and dark chocolates.If you take the option to cruise the Torrens River, enjoy a 40-minute journey on the city’s beloved ferry service, the Popeye, first launched in 1935. The cruise takes in views of the city center from the water, and stops at the Adelaide Zoo, where you also have the option of meeting the giant pandas! Wang Wang and Funi are the only giant pandas in the southern hemisphere and the first to live permanently in Australia. Visit the state-of-the-art exhibit to learn more about pandas and how they survive in the forests of China today.Day Two: Barossa Valley and Hahndorf Tour (8 hours, must be taken within seven days)Combine the German flavors of Hahndorf and the fine wines of the Barossa Valley on your day trip from Adelaide. Leaving Adelaide, the day trip takes you through the leafy green Adelaide Hills, only 30 minutes away from the city yet so far removed from the big-city bustle.Stretch your legs at Lyndoch, the gateway to the Barossa Valley and enjoy morning tea (included). Next, you’ll continue through the old mill town of Woodside before visiting two Barossa Valley vineyards to sample the region’s fine wines. Lunch is served at Keaslers Winery restaurant, where you can sample more Barossa Valley wines and gourmet regional produce.End your day with coffee or tea and a German streusel (own expense) in the tranquil German settlement of Hahndorf, filled with the atmosphere and aromas of old Bavaria, before returning to the city.

$52.81 Tours & Sightseeing

Adelaide Highlights and Hahndorf Tour with River Cruise Option

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: North Terrace, Adelaide, Greater Adelaide, South AustraliaNorth TerracePass By: Mount Lofty Summit, Adelaide Hills, Greater Adelaide, South AustraliaDriver ThroughStop At: Hahndorf Sweets, Hahndorf, Adelaide Hills, Greater Adelaide, South AustraliaEnjoy morning tea at Hahndorf Inn or a flight of German Beers. There is plenty of time to explore this old German settlement set in the Adelaide HillsDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Beerenberg Farm, Hahndorf, Adelaide Hills, Greater Adelaide, South AustraliaStop for shopping and tastings of local produceDuration: 20 minutes

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Adelaide Hills and Hahndorf Small-Group Tour from Adelaide

After meeting your guide at your centrally located Adelaide CBD or Glenelg Hotels, travel approximately 30-minutes towards Mt Lofty. Here you can stand at the highest point in the southern Mount Lofty Ranges and look back east to the city of Adelaide.Your first stop will be at Woodside Cheese for a delicious cheese tasting. Enjoy some of Adelaide’s finest cheeses as you savor the taste of Woodside’s incredible cheeses. Make sure to taste their award winning cow and goat milk cheese.For those with a sweet tooth, Melba’s Chocolate Factory is sure to please you. Here you’ll see the array of delicious chocolate and candy and have the opportunity to purchase any treats before heading to your first wine tasting.Small group tour - Minimum 2 - Maximum 8 ppl.Next, visit two of Adelaide Hills popular wineries where you will discover the history of the area as well as get the opportunity to taste some of their delicious wines.Now that you’ve worked up and appetite, you’re sure to enjoy your 2-course pub lunch with a complimentary beer or wine in the German town of Hahndorf. You’ll then have approximately 45-minutes to explore the historical town on your own before heading to Beerenberg Strawberry Farm.Famous for their homemade jams, jellies and dessert sauces, Beerenberg Strawberry Farm offers a range of incredible flavors and unique products you won’t find anywhere else. Here, you can also purchase any of the goods on offer to take home with you.Your next stop will be your final winery for the day where you will enjoy another delicious wine tasting before making your way back to your Adelaide CBD Hotel.

$107.78 Tours & Sightseeing

Adelaide Hills Full-Day Tour with Murray River Lunch Cruise

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mount Lofty Summit, Adelaide Hills, Greater Adelaide, South AustraliaFantastic Views of Adelaide from the Lofty Summit. Mathew Flinders discovered this area in 1802.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens, Lower Car ParkBeautiful Views of the Piccadilly Valley Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Thorngrove Manor HotelDrive by and have a look at this fantasia manor nestled in the Adelaide Hills.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Captain Proud Paddle Boat Cruises, Murray Bridge, South Australia3 Hour 2 Course Lunch Cruise on the Paddle Boat Captain Proud sightseeing the Mighty River Murray.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Beerenberg Farm, Hahndorf, Adelaide Hills, Greater Adelaide, South AustraliaTaste produce from the shop. Beerenberg exports to numerous places around the world.Duration: 30 minutes

$97.65 Day Trips & Excursions

Adelaide Hills and Hahndorf Small-Group Tour from Adelaide

Get picked up from your accommodation in Adelaide, Glenelg or the Barossa Valley at 9:30am and travel into the Adelaide Hills. Admire the views from Mount Lofty Summit, the highest peak in Adelaide, and visit a range of iconic producers including Beerenberg Farm, Udder Delights, and Melbas Chocolate Factory. You will also visit two wineries and explore the historic main st of Hahndorf. Enjoy personalized service in a small group with a maximum of 12 people on tour, while experiencing what the Adelaide Hills is all about. Your group will have the opportunity to sample local wines and food from the region.Taste test some local cheeses as you sit back, relax and take in the beautiful views of the historic town of Hahndorf.Meet some of the locals who live and breathe this wonderful region. Enjoy a lovely lunch with your new found friends in a relaxed environment.Return to your accommodation in either Adelaide or Glenelg at approximately 4:30pm.

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