Adelaide is the capital of the state of South Australia, located (obviously) to the South of the continent.
Known as the soul of Australia, there are numerous festivals and sporting events that happen through the year here as well as arts and cultural activities.
Geographically, Adelaide is located on the east coast of the Gulf St Vincent near the eastern border of the South Australia state line above the Fleurieu Peninsula. In the vicinity are the Mount Lofty Ranges. Kangaroo Island Lake Alexandrina as well as the Murray River. The Flinders Ranges and South Australian Loop are popular destinations for tourists to explore here too.
The Adelaide Central Market as well as Clare Valley and Barossa Valley are well known for its culinary and wine offerings and there are a number of other locations for example through the Peel-Leigh Street precinct where there are quaint laneway bars that you can sit at and enjoy a glass of wine.
Culturally, there are plenty of festivals around the year such as the Adelaide Festival of Arts and Fringe Festival, the German Schützenfest and the Greek Glendi, which are major attractions sprinkled through the year.
At the same time, there are countless historic and elegant locations to visit such as the North Terrace, where the most important cultural institutions sit – the State Parliament, Adelaide Casino and the Convention Centre, as well as the Art Gallery of South Australia, the South Australian Museum and The University of Adelaide can be found here.