By Andrew Bain
Climb a mountain and view confronting modern art in the same day. Eat fish and chips from a floating fish punt in the docks, or dine in the finest and freshest of restaurants. Add thriving markets, an unsurpassed natural setting and a tangible sense of history, and Tasmania's capital city pretty much has it all.
HOW TO GET THERE
Hobart has direct flights from the cities of Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. From Hobart Airport it's a 20-minute drive into the city.
- Sample extraordinary Tasmanian produce at great restaurants
- Shop at weekend markets in Salamanca and the city centre
- Get an art fix at extraordinary MONA