Tasmania - Launceston & Around (PDF Chapter)
This is the Launceston & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tasmania guide-book.
It’s hard to imagine a pocket-sized city more appealing than Launceston. The city effortlessly melds the historic with the contemporary, bolstered by vibrant arts and food scenes. Cloaked in bushland, the amazing Cataract Gorge brings the wilds into the heart of town.
- sip sparkling wine at ridiculously picturesque vineyards on the Tamar Valley Wine Route
- walk, swim, climb or cycle at Cataract Gorge, Launceston’s outdoor playground
- explore amazing World Heritage–listed Woolmers Estate, along with nearby Bricken-don
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Launceston, Tamar Valley, Legana & Rosevears, Ex-eter, Batman Bridge & around, Beauty Point, George Town, Low Head, Lilydale & around, Had-spen & Carrick, Westbury & around, Liffey Valley, Longford, Evandale and Ben Lomond National Park.
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