Victoria and Vancouver Island
A beautiful coastal city nestled on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria BC (British Columbia) is the perfect blend of old-world heritage and new-world amenities. If you are dreaming of a destination that is both relaxing and fascinating in equal measures, look no further than Canada’s provincial capital.
The multicultural history of Victoria is displayed with pride throughout the city. From First Nations history to British-inspired architecture and Asian tradition, Victoria is a perfect example of the vibrant, electric atmosphere that can be created when worlds collide. The global influences are felt everywhere – in the emerging, award-winning foodie scene, the historic landmarks and the eclectic festivals and events that run every year.
As the oldest city in the Pacific Northwest, Victoria has charm by the bucket load. Prepare to be enchanted as you explore the waterfront, meander along the cobbled streets and admire nature at its finest. Castles, churches and temples dot the streets and there is something to discover at every turn. If you’re looking for romance, why not embark on a unique sightseeing experience with a horse-drawn carriage ride around the city centre?
Victoria BC is home to the mildest climate in Canada and rarely experiences snow; it is no wonder therefore that the city is famous for its beautiful botanical gardens, with flora in bloom all year-round. Make the most of the beautiful Victoria BC weather and cycle along the waterfront, hike one of the many trails or even opt for a water-taxi along the iconic shoreline. Pods of Orca whales are known to frolic near the bay, so jump onto an unforgettable whale-watching tour to see if you can catch a glimpse of these majestic creatures in their natural habitat.
If you fancy spending time in Victoria BC in a slightly more leisurely fashion, head to one of the many first-class restaurants and indulge in the finest cuisine with stunning waterfront views. Luxury hotel accommodation is available throughout the city, as are countless quaint B&B’s in the famous historic houses. No matter what your taste, you will fall in love with Victoria from the moment you arrive.
If you want to venture further afield then there are great car hire options available for you to choose from.
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