Launceston Travel Guide

Articles about Launceston

By Mary Cantwell
It is easier for me to think of my least favorite places— Amsterdam, where I have never known anything but cold and rain, and Moscow, for all the obvious reasons— than of my favorites. I love sliding into a country's spin, giving myself up to its ...

Hotels in Launceston

The restored Quamby Estate—a 17 1/2-mile drive from the city of Launceston—was once the centerpiece of an 1820’s ranch.

Restaurants in Launceston

Dine on a discreet smorgasbord of "Freestyle Australian" with dashes of Asian fusion: scallop sashimi with mushroom essence and truffle oil, sea-urchin roe with dashi jelly, grass-fed prime rib-eye fillet, vanilla-poached quince—and all of it, as the mantra of Tassie cuisine goes, local, local, l