Escape to the charmingly secluded Clare Valley and disappear into a weekend of intimate discovery.
You’ll fall in love with the valley’s inviting country pubs like the Rising Sun and Sevenhill Hotel.
Wine has been made in the Clare Valley since 1851 at Sevenhil Cellars. Today, the region is regarded as "the heart of Australian Riesling". There are more than 30 cellar doors along a narrow 40-kilometre corridor, between Auburn and Clare.
Clare Valley is home to an emerging gourmet food scene. Taste the best locally grown produce served in beautiful historic buildings.
Trails are popular in the Clare Valley. Walk or cycle the gentle gradients past woodland cottages to secluded picnic sports, wineries and restaurants along the Riesling Trail. Or you can park the car a Copper was discovered in Burra in 1945 and within 30 years, its Monster Mine was the world’s biggest. Explore conservation parks to see giant 50,000 year old wombat fossils, stunning native wildflowers and majestic colonial properties such as Bungaree Station.
There are boutique businesses in historic blue stone buildings. Markets sell produce made using antique presses and grindstone technology. From olive oil to saltbush lamb, Clare Valley produce is not just about fancy branding.nd take a looped trail.
The Clare Valley - full of wonderful surprises.
Towns to visit
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