Adorned with flowers and colonial architecture, Victoria is a wanderer's paradise. Admire the beauty of the ocean and reflect on the area's history as you explore this vibrant city where students and politicians alike get around by bike.
With a nod to its English heritage, British Columbia’s capital is filled with gardens and seafront parks, stately hotels and museums, bohemian eateries, and craft brewers. It is also the gateway to southern Vancouver Island, a destination for food and wine touring, whale watching, and ocean adventures of all kinds.
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Victoria, an old soul with youthful energy, is filled with culture, cuisine, and character. Find out why now is a great time to visit the province's capital.
Eager for a getaway? Look no further than Victoria for three days of culture, natural beauty, food, and drink.
Attractions & Sightseeing
Heading to Victoria from Vancouver? Learn about the different ways to get there: BC Ferries, Prince of Whales, Harbour Air Seaplanes, Helijet, and more.
Things To Do
4-6 days / 190 km (118 mi)
A Vancouver Island road trip for travellers with special mobility needs.
Learn about the top places to view springtime flowers around Victoria, including Beacon Hill Park, Butchart Gardens, Abkhazi Garden, and more.
Food, Drink & Wellness
On the hunt for Victoria's best cocktails? Our local blogger shares some of her favourite spots including Clive's, Veneto, Little Jumbo, Stage and more.
Nature & Wildlife
Visit these five beaches in Victoria for summer fun. All are within walking distance of downtown, or just a short drive from the city.
Things To Do
Explore these three BC cities with a fresh perspective—and find new activities and adventure around every corner.