A honeymoon in the countryside are a becoming a huge trend among newlyweds and Australia boasts so many unique destinations! One of the country’s most notable wine regions is the Barossa Valley in South Australia. A superb honeymoon spot located about 60 kilometres northeast of Adelaide. Boasting picture-perfect villages, the region offers unparalleled rural landscapes. Rolling hills and vineyards are dotted with historic churches and houses, oozing with old-world charm. Settlers from Europe who came to the Barossa in 1842 and defined its architecture, culture and culinary traditions. The best time for a honeymoon in the Barossa Valley is in summer from December to March because the weather is dry and sunny and not too hot.
From historic homesteads and old wineries, the Barossa Valley is hiding many romantic corners. Many villages such as Bethany, Hahdorf and Krondorf are quintessentially German, while some of them, such as the village of Greenok were established by settlers from the United Kingdom and have a distinct British flair. Century old gothic churches and stone cottages scattered in between vineyards and olive orchards make the rural landscape of this area completely unique. During your honeymoon you can explore this beautiful area by vintage car, bicycle, motorbike or by a hot air balloon. Hop from one village to another or follow the wine and cheese trails for a memorable gourmet experience.
From cosy B&Bs to luxury boutique hotels and decadent resorts, the Barossa Valley offers a plethora of romantic accommodation options for newlyweds, and everywhere you go, you will find outstanding food and wine. The region prides itself on world-acclaimed wines and delicious cuisine based on fresh locally grown produce. It boasts more than 150 superb, award-wining cellar doors and restaurants where you can indulge in the region’s finest flavours. Don’t miss your chance to try the famed Shiraz and cool-climate wines, delicious home-baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses, premium olive oils, traditional German sausages and the finest chocolates.
After you finish exploring the wineries, you can spend a day at a spa or play a game of golf in this romantic rural setting. The art and culture scene is also very rich, so pop into some of the region’s museums, galleries and craft shops or visit the various local farmers’ markets.
Vine Inn Barossa
Lanzerac Country Estate
The Paddocks at Whistler Farm
Barossa Bed & Breakfast
Stoneleigh Cottage Bed and Breakfast
Abbotsford Country House
Seppeltsfield Vineyard Cottage
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