Touted the Northern Capital, Launceston is the second largest city in Tasmania, known for its food and wine, history, culture, and untouched wilderness. Tasmania has been named Best in Travel for 2015 under top 10 regions to visit and Launceston is a destination that makes Tasmania such a great place to visit, so cannot be missed on your trip to Australia’s southern state.
There is so much to experience in the region including ancient towns full of colonial heritage, and an endless collection of scenic highlights including the acclaimed Cataract George – one of Launceston’s most visited destinations and well-known icon for the region. Visitors will fall in love with the charming nature of Launceston and its surrounds. From visiting Launceston’s art galleries and museums, to boutique stores, nearby coastline, countryside filled with farmland and lavender fields, to touring the Tamar Valley wine region with over 20 cellar doors, there is so much on offer.