Neighbourhood and Shopping Guide

Explore Shopping and Tourist Spots Near Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

Launceston, Australia, is a city of diverse neighbourhoods, each with its own unique charm and character, contributing to the rich tapestry of this Tasmanian gem. From historic quarters to vibrant cultural hubs, there's something for every traveller to explore and experience.

City Centre
The heart of Launceston boasts a mix of heritage buildings, trendy cafes, and boutique shops. Stroll through the charming streets lined with Georgian architecture, and don't miss the bustling Saturday Harvest Market for fresh local produce and artisanal crafts.

Cataract Gorge
Just a short walk from the city centre, this natural wonder offers an escape into lush landscapes. Hike the trails, take a ride on the chairlift, and appreciate the stunning views of the gorge and the South Esk River.

Inveresk Precinct
This artsy neighbourhood is home to the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG), where history, science, and art intersect. Explore galleries, exhibitions, and cultural events that showcase Tasmania's creativity.  Inveresk is the new home for UTAS.

A modern waterfront area featuring stylish restaurants, cafes, and boutique shops. Take a leisurely stroll along the marina, enjoy alfresco dining, and soak up the picturesque river views.

South Launceston
Experience local life in this residential area, known for its green spaces and family-friendly atmosphere. Explore parks, visit local eateries, and get a glimpse of daily life in Launceston.

Tamar Valley
Venture beyond the city to discover the Tamar Valley, renowned for its wineries, vineyards, and scenic landscapes. Sample award-winning wines and take in panoramic views of the Tamar River.

This inner suburb is characterized by leafy streets, historic houses, and a thriving local community. Explore boutiques, galleries, and cafes that reflect the area's artistic and laid-back vibe.

Nestled on the hills overlooking Launceston, Trevallyn offers stunning vistas of the city and the Tamar River. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the walking trails and easy access to the Cataract Gorge.

West Launceston
Known for its residential charm, West Launceston offers a peaceful retreat with tree-lined streets and parks. Visit local shops, enjoy serene walks, and admire the heritage architecture.

East Launceston
This upscale neighbourhood features elegant homes, beautiful gardens, and a serene atmosphere. Explore boutique stores, relax in cafes, and take a leisurely walk to experience its refined ambiance.