Established by Prussian settlers in 1839, Hahndorf is acknowledged as Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement. The region’s original inhabitants were the Peramangk Aboriginal people, dating back 2400 years. Hahndorf is now a picturesque boutique village and a shopper’s delight, located just 25 minutes from Adelaide, it is a favourite day trip destination. Lining the main street are pubs, restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and an incredible range of small goods shops, most with a persistent German flavour and flair. There are many wineries and cellar doors to wander into, as well as several local breweries and a distillery. Autumn is a particularly beautiful time to pay a visit to Hahndorf, as the spectacular trees provide a sea of colourful foliage.
After meeting at 'The Lane Vineyard' where your guide will set you up on your e-bike, cruise through the regions stunning valleys. Your experienced, local guides will take you to Beerenberg where you will take part in picking strawberries before heading to the historic German town of Hahndorf. Sample world famous local produce, including cheeses, fresh breads and quince paste at Udder Delights. Next stop is Shaw and Smith's Winery for a wine flight before your final pedal back to The Lane Vineyard for your last wine tasting while taking in the breath-taking views.
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