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Launceston is best explored by car, just be mindful of one-way streets in the city. If you feel like taking a break from driving, there is a bus network that services the city. Just be aware that many routes do not operate in the evenings or on Sundays, so car hire is a safe option if you want to explore freely.
Cars are the most popular form of transport in Tasmania so parking is plentiful. Within Launceston city limits however, most public car spaces are metered or require drivers to display a voucher on the dashboard. Fortunately, the cost of parking in Launceston is relatively low compared to other Australian cities, while traffic congestion on the island is virtually non-existent.
The beautiful thing about Tasmania is that it doesn’t matter which season you go in. The four seasonal experiences are a main reason to visit. In summer, there is the Festivale in Launceston, which attracts the crowds, so book ahead. Autumn is a sight to see for the beautiful Autumn colours or wrap up warm and visit in the winter for the Alpine National Parks. Spring is the season of blooming gardens. Whenever you choose, you’ll fall in love with the beauty of Tasmania.