Tanunda is flush with historic buildings, including the quaint cottages around this square, on John St. This was the ziegenmarkt, a meeting and market place, laid out in 1842 as Tanunda's original town centre.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Barossa Valley attractions

1. Barossa Museum

0.21 MILES

Inside this 1856 post office building (access via the antique shop out the front) are displays of bone-handled cutlery, butter-making gear, photos of top…

2. Barossa Regional Gallery

0.35 MILES

Inside Tanunda's austere, grey-fronted Soldiers Memorial Hall you'll find an eclectic collection of paintings, crafts and touring exhibitions, plus an…

3. Chateau Tanunda

0.51 MILES

Wow, check out the architecture! This monumental stone winery was built in the late 1880s, complete with a 18.5m castellated tower, and sits adjacent to…

4. Peter Lehmann

1.28 MILES

The shiraz and riesling vintages here (oh, and the semillon) are probably the most consistent, affordable and widely distributed wines in the Barossa…

5. St Hallett

1.89 MILES

Using only Barossa grapes, reliable St Hallett produces reasonably priced but consistently good whites (try the Poacher’s Blend) and the excellent Old…

6. Keg Factory

1.94 MILES

Watch honest-to-goodness coopers make and repair wine barrels, 4km south of town. Amazing! If you want to roll one home, kegs start at $325.

7. Rockford Wines


One of our favourite boutique Barossa wineries (OK, so it is our favourite), this 1850s cellar door sells traditionally made, small-range wines, including…

8. Mengler's Hill Lookout

2.69 MILES

From Tanunda, take the scenic route to Angaston via Bethany for hazy valley views (just ignore the naff sculptures in the foreground). The road tracks…