Eye-catching Adelaide, the capital of South Australia , is known in Australia as the ‘City of Churches’. A well planned and laid out city, Adelaide has a grid of wide shopping streets and various squares all within a couple of square kilometres making it almost impossible to get lost in the city centre.
Adelaide ‘s reputation for elegant architecture and cultural standing is yielding to an exciting, new vitality and verve for some of the best of Australia ‘s festivals, arts exhibitions, theatres, pubs, clubs and all manner of entertainment.
In the heart of seaside Glenelg, only 20 minutes from the city centre, is a magnificent beachfront which continues south to Brighton then Onkaparinga and the pretty Fleurieu Peninsula.
Adelaide is also the stepping stone to some of Australia ‘s finest wine producing areas. Rent a car and drive for a couple of hours, or relax and take a guided tour, and you’ll pass through some stunning scenery with cosy villages, steeped in history, to enjoy on your way to valleys bursting with wineries, great restaurants and tons of other attractions.
Adelaide Antique Market
The Adelaide Antique Markets usually has about 30 large market stalls selling furniture, paintings, books, music, musical instruments, ceramics, glass, and bric-a-brac. It’s in the high end of the market, and does have really beautiful and high quality antiques for the discerning collector, however it also has little trinkets and keepsakes as gifts for all occasions.
Adelaide Central Market
Adelaide Central Market has over 100 stalls. It is South Australia’s most visited tourist attraction, and is the epicentre of Adelaide’s multicultural cuisine and fresh produce.
Adelaide Hills Market
At the Adelaide Hills Market you will find something for just about everyone and every occasion you can think of. It is foodies heaven with bountiful fresh produce, a great cafe that serves delicious coffee and light meals. Of course no market would be complete without a divine range of Hills produce, including cheeses, delicatessen meats, delicious freshly baked bread, cakes and lots more, for locals and visitors alike.
Meadows Country Market
Meadows Country Market located in a part of the Adelaide Hills that has a long history of farming and quality foods, the Meadows Country Market is on every second Sunday of each month.
Fresh produce from South Australian farms, prepared food, some craft items as well as second-hand goods are available in the market.
Uraidla Hills Producers Market
Uraidla Hills Producers Market market is on every first and third Sunday each month of the year. The Uraidla Hills Producers Market opens to buyers at 10:00 in the morning and closes at 3:00 in the afternoon. Items are the fresh produce, plants and crafts. Many types of fruit and vegetables are available to buy, and different produce will be ripe during different times of the year. The region is known for its grapes but also has delicious berries, apples and olives.