Craft and Quilt Fair Adelaide - New 2019 Date!
Craft and Quilt Fair Adelaide - New 2019 Date!
6 days

Featuring Markets, Galleries, Historic Collections and Scenic Touring

Overview

Join villa on an arts and crafts pilgrimage. There will be a huge range of stalls, displays and workshops to choose from all under the one roof. Add to this a great range of touring including Hahndorf, Carrick Hill, the famous Barossa Valley and the Yalumba Estate. This will be a crafters delight so get your friends together for a wonderful holiday experience.

Australian Destination South Australia
International Destination
Tour Date 19 to 24 March 2019
Number Of Days 6 days
Tour Price From (per person twin share) $2,870
Tour Cost Adult$0
Tour Price Single Option $350

Holiday Activity Level

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highlights
  • Craft and Quilt Fair Adelaide
  • Adelaide Hills and Barossa Touring
  • Barossa Farmers Markets
  • Central Markets Breakfast Tour
  • Carrick Hill Tour and High Tea
  • Hahndorf Academy Guided Tour
  • Art Gallery of South Australia
  • Yalumba Estate Tastings
  • Botanical Gardens Guided Tour

Pre/Post Tour Transfers (ex Perth, WA)

Airfares and Taxes (ex Perth, WA)

10 Meals

5 Nights Accommodation

Tours and Attractions

Professional Villa Tour Leader 

Your holiday itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
 
Day 1. Perth to Adelaide (D)
Begin your holiday with courtesy collection from home and transfer to Perth Airport for your flight to Adelaide.  Overnight each night: Hotel Grand Chancellor on Hindley, Adelaide
 
Day. 2. Adelaide History, Art and Gardens (BD)
Join us for a free guided viewing tour to learn the history of Haigh’s and how they make premium quality chocolate from cocoa beans sourced from plantations around the world.  See the team of confectioners using meticulous artisan skills to create and hand finish their delicious range of chocolates. You’ll also enjoy special chocolate tastings.  Carrick Hill is a significant South Australian cultural tourism attraction. It comprises a major heritage building, being the previous home of Sir Edward and Lady Ursula Hayward; internationally significant art collections and original subsidiary buildings such as stables. At the Adelaide Botanical Garden marvel at the wonders that can be found in the diverse gardens including the Wollemi Pine which dates back to the time of dinosaurs, the mysterious Amazonica waterlily which flowers only at night and Australia’s oldest avenue of Morton Bay Fig trees.  There are also historic buildings including three striking glasshouses, the Palm House, Bicentennial Conservatory and Amazon Waterlilly Pavillion to explore.  The remainder of the day is spent at the Art Gallery of SA.
 
Day 3. Adelaide Craft and Quilt Fair (BD)
It is craft heaven today with everything craft all under the one roof.  Enjoy the full day dedicated to the Adelaide Craft and Quilt Fair.  Surround yourself with inspiring displays, meet experts from NZ and Australia, view the latest specialist supplies for crafts of all kinds and discover top tips and terrific ideas at the free listen and learn sessions.  For beginners and experts, from patchwork to paper craft, there’s something for everyone, no matter where you are in your crafting journey.
 
Day 4. Central Markets and Hahndorf (BD)
This morning enjoy a delicious light breakfast, at the Central Markets and soak up the atmosphere as we take a guided tour through the markets lingering at many of the providores produce.  You will uncover an assortment of irresistible fresh produce, gourmet foods, along with native and exotic delights reflecting Adelaide’s vibrant multicultural influences and passion for fresh food.  Enjoy chatting to various stall holders and to finish the tour delight in the best chocolates that only Adelaide can create.  The afternoon is then spent at the picturesque village of Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills.  A guided experience will showcase the Hahndorf Academy, a magical place where visual arts and heritage meet.  Discover Sir Hans Heysen’s whimsical drawings of village life from times gone by, quality hand crafted products by local and regional artists and designers, and pioneering heritage.  The rest of the afternoon, enjoy the quaint village at your leisure.
 
Day 5. Barossa Valley and Adelaide Hills (BD)
Valleys, hills and local produce will be on show today as we spend a day in rural South Australia experiencing the Barossa Valley and the Adelaide Hills.  Our first stop is the Barossa Farmers Market, a true traditional marketplace.  Today it has grown from a small cluster of passionate local foodies into a vibrant, lively Saturday morning institution hosting upwards of 50 stalls every week with an abundant array of produce. It’s a beautiful showcase of the fresh produce of the Barossa region and a community hub for locals and visitors alike.  Next a moonlit planting five generations ago has made Yalumba today, Australia’s oldest family owned winery.  On a visit learn about the wines, enjoy tastings, experience the fragrant sweet spice of the cooperage and wonder the beautifully landscaped grounds.  Travelling the northern reaches of the Adelaide Hills we drop by the Big Rocking Horse and Toy Factory to view the world’s biggest rocking horse and to view the huge range of quality wooden toys.
 
Day 6. Perth to Adelaide (B)
Ayers House Museum is a magnificent Victorian era home.  A tour exploring the heritage site reveals its beautifully painted finishes and significant collection of antique furniture, silver, paintings and costumes.
 
Itinerary subject to change.  Terms and conditions apply.  FreeCall 1800 066 272 for details.
 
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