The capital of Australian wine and culture
Adelaide is not one of the best known cities in Australia, and you are probably wondering where Adelaide is right now. Well, Adelaide belongs to South Australia (or South Australia, in English). If we imagine the map of Australia, it is the area that would occupy the middle part of the Australian south, bounded to the north with the Northern Territory, to the northwest with Queensland, to the east with New South Wales, to the southeast with Victoria, to the south with the Great Australian Bay and the gulfs of Spencer and Saint Vicent (Indian Ocean), and to the west with Western Australia. Adelaide is located in the north of the Fleurieu Peninsula, on the Adelaide plain between the Gulf of Saint Vincent and the Mount Lofty range.
Eight hours by car from Melbourne (yes, the distances are enormous), the city stretches 20 km from the coast to the foothills, and 90 km from Gawler in the north to Sellicks Beach in the south. Adelaide is one of the driest cities in Australia. The average maximum temperature is 29 ° C in summer and 8 ° C to 16 ° C in winter, with constant days of rain during the cold season. Autumn temperatures range from 12.5 ° C to 22.4 ° C. Adelaide’s climate is very pleasant and spring is the best season as wildlife flourishes and everything is flooded with color. In addition, the temperatures are very pleasant and it is a perfect time to go on excursions and discover the surroundings. The rainiest month is June.
Advantages of living in Adelaide
+ It is one of the most beautiful and well-planned cities in the world and enjoys a stable, quiet and safe environment.
+ You can name it both “Adelaide” and “Adelaida” and both options are correct. Australians write “Adelaide” but in Spanish it will be written with “a”.
+ The cost of living in Adelaide is one of the lowest in Australia and it is also a multicultural city.
+ It has an excellent public transport infrastructure as well as other cities in Australia.
+ Most of the accommodations are located in the center of the city, so you won’t have to travel long distances to go to school or work.
+ If your question is what to see in Adelaide you will be amazed with the answer and that is that you will be lucky enough to be surrounded by some of the most amazing natural landscapes in Australia and incredible beaches.
+ There are not as many Latinos as in other cities, which is very good to improve your English.
+ It is a cultured, sophisticated, modern and dynamic city that is fast becoming the capital of Australian lifestyle.
+ Each year it houses more than 30 thousand international students.
+ There is a wide variety of events in Adelaide, a great mix of bars and events of all kinds and there are great job opportunities.
+ Its gastronomic and wine culture is world renowned. It is considered the capital of Australian wine and its imposing vineyards spread throughout the entire region.
+ It has numerous wineries and is the gateway to 18 wine regions.
Disadvantages of living in Adelaide
+ Their summers are quite hot and dry Get ready to spend some heat.
+ If you are a party-animal, you may find it a bit boring city.
The best neighbourhoods to live in Adelaide
If you are considering where to live in Adelaide, here is a compilation of the best neighbourhoods to live in Adelaide:
+ Medindie, Walkerville and Prospect: these are the North Adelaide neighbourhoods. They are close to the city center and offer a variety of accommodation options from large luxury houses to apartments and townhouses
+ Brompton: it is the most bohemian area of Adelaide. It’s full of bars, cheap restaurants, and second-hand shops. Well connected and very popular with artists and students.
+ Burnside and Kensington Gardens: these are the eastern suburbs of Adelaide. These areas are famous for their beautiful tree-lined avenues. There are many parks and paths for cycling.
+ Springfield and Netherby: They are located southeast of Adelaide and feature green and leafy areas at the end of the Adelaide Hills. In either of these two neighbourhoods, views of the impressive Adelaide plains are assured.
+ Glenelg and Brighton: located near the beach and west of Adelaide. These areas are very popular with people of all ages who are eager to live the life of their dreams by the sea. The rents are considerably higher than in other areas.
What to visit in Adelaide
We know you love to travel and discover new places, so we have made a list so you know what to visit in Adelaide. The most TOP sites!
+ Kangaroo Island: This ecological paradise is the third largest island in Australia and an essential visit. You will be able to see kangaroos, koalas, seals, sea lions, penguins and pelicans up close. Wow
+ Wilpena Pound: is a natural mountain amphitheater located 429 km north of Adelaide, in the heart of the Flinders Ranges National Park. It is very worth going to visit it.
+ Borossa Valley: it is one of the best and oldest wine regions in Australia. It has more than 150 wineries and is known for its fresh seasonal produce, artisan food production, and award-winning restaurants.
+ Central Market: If you love markets as much as we do, then you can’t miss the Central Market, where you will find the best food in Adelaide. Plus, you can get there with the free City Loop bus.
There are no excuses! And by the way we challenge you to get out of there without having tried anything hehe, we have not succeeded.
+ North Terrace: It is the most elegant boulevard in Adelaide and where the most important cultural institutions of the city are located.
+ City Beach Volleyball: It is a small area of sand where you can play a game of volleyball or just hang out with your new friends to relax and practice your English.
+ The Jam Factory Craft and Design Center: It has two magnificent galleries and shops, as well as four workshops in glass, ceramics, metal and furniture design.
+ The Botanical Garden: which houses subtropical and Mediterranean species in buildings of great heritage value.
+ Glenelg Beach: here you will find wide, white sand beaches, stately mansions and many places to go shopping.
+ South Australian Museum: This natural history and research museum is located near the Torrens River and is famous for having discovered the world’s largest collection of Aboriginal artefacts.
+ National Wine Center: In this fascinating center dedicated to wine (which is actually a research center of the University of Adelaide) you can visit the interactive exhibition Wine Discovery Journey for free and without the need for a guide, and for $ 10 AUD you can take a Australian wine tasting. You sign up?
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