Known as the ‘city of churches’, Adelaide is the epicentreof South Australia and remains a desirable location for international students.Quieter than fellow capitals Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Adelaide isepitomised by fine weather, superb surrounding wineries and rich history.
Wine and dine
The Barossa Valley is not only one of Australia’s oldestwinery regions, it is also one of the best in the entire world. Offering winetastings, markets, set lunches, shopping, cycling, art exhibitions andaccommodation, Barossa can cater to students whatever their fancy.
Based in Adelaide’s south-east, beachside suburb Glenelg hasan abundance of highly regarded bars and restaurants but the main attractionfor visitors tends to be the memorable experience of swimming with dolphins inthe pristine waters.
Two Australian Football League (AFL) clubs, Port AdelaidePower and the Adelaide Crows, call the city home and the rivalry is fierce. Forstudents wanting to become engrained in the nation’s most popular sport, aviewing of the annual ‘Showdown’ clash at Adelaide Oval between the two sidesis a must.
Taste of Europe
The Adelaide Hills town of Hahndorf is the oldest Germansettlement in Australia, blending contemporary Australian culture with thesetting of a picturesque European village.