Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia, and with a population of just over 1 million, it is affectionately known as the 20 minute city.
Those who have been on an Australia holiday to Adelaide will tell you that the city is defined by mountains along the inner boundary and the sea along the outer boundary which gives a sense of a city rising from the middle of a tree-covered plain, between rolling hills to the east and beaches to the west. An Adelaide holiday in Australia will allow you to see the beautiful Torrens River which runs through the parklands in the city centre. Adelaide holidays in Australia will also allow you to experience the famous beaches and the Adelaide Hills which are less than half an hour away from the city centre. When Adelaide was established in 1836, its founder had a simple plan: A one square mile city laid out in a grid and surrounded by lots of green open space. Today the city of Adelaide is like a jewel in setting of green and with its wide sweeping streets, city squares with lush green boundaries it is an enchanting city to explore. All of these factors make Adelaide holidays in Australia particularly popular amongst people going on holiday to Australia.