Known for its great wineries, restaurants, and country pubs, Clare Valley is a must-see destination for any traveler in the region. In particular, the area is known for the famous Reisling Trail.Claire Valley lies just a short hour and a drive north of Adelaide. If you are looking to enjoy a bit of comfort than this is the place. Enjoy the secrets that hide behind 35 unique cellar doors, as well as the history of Claire Valley dating back 160 years. Staying in a historic bed and breakfast, you will be enchanted by the beautiful landscapes and atmosphere of the region.Claire Valley’s long history starts with the Jesuit’s Sevenhill Cellars. The cellars started producing sacramental wine in 1851 and continue to distribute to churches throughout Australia and Asia. Visit the unforgettable St Aloysius Church and crypt. Once you arrive at the cellar door, have a taste of the award-winning wine. With some luck, the charismatic Brother John May SJ will lead your tour of the grounds. bar oakland park
Continue to taste the amazing wine while you walk along Riesling Trail. The Trail is a 25 kilometer foot and bike path that links world famous boutiques and villages between Auburn and Claire. Be sure to ride the railway that traverses South Australia’s striking wine and bush countryside, while keeping an eye out for Australia’s famed native animals.For an atmosphere that’s a bit more rustic, you can spend a few days traveling the northern wilderness of Claire Valley on horseback and under the stars on a Burra Trail Ride. A delightful horse, remarkable landscape, numerous animals, and interesting late night conversations around a bonfire are guaranteed by Graham Radford on a one, two or three-day trail ride.While staying in Clare Valley, a combination you can’t beat is the local wine and restaurants at the cellar door. Some of the best include Skillogallee, which has astounding regional flavors and the charm of a quaint cottage; The outdoor dinning at Neagles Rock Vineyards; and the Salt’n’Vines Bar & Bistro at Kirihill Estates.