Adelaide is the Capital of South Australia. It is famous being one of Australia's primary wine centers, with more than 60% of Australian wine being produced within 3 hours of the city. Adelaide is situated on a flat corridor of land between Gulf St Vincent and the Mount Lofty Ranges. In Adelaide nature thrives; from safe beaches to vibrant hills and vineyards. Walk back into the past along Adelaide's North Terrace where great colonial buildings hold the city's cultural foundations. Adelaide is a captivating blend of Mediterranean and Australian lifestyles with abundant shopping, restaurants and culture. The Adelaide Hills along the eastern border are also known as the Mount Lofty Ranges. Just a 20 minute drive east of Adelaide city, the Mt Lofty and Light's Vision Lookouts offer great views. The hills and Fleurieu Peninsula are the great garden and orchard areas of South Australia. The southern coastline bustles and the bays of Gulf St Vincent are safe for swimming. Much of the charm of the hills and coastal regions comes from its preserved heritage. One of the most visited towns in the hills, historic Hahndorf, retains the atmosphere of its German settlers. The Hahndorf Academy is a museum, art gallery and heritage centre.