General Information
Victoria is located in the south of Vancouver Island, which is also the largest island of the West Coast of North America. The town is nestled between the mainland west coast of British Columbia and the northern coast of the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state. Bathing in the warm currents of the Pacific, Victoria sparkles like a gem in the middle of some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. On the stunning views of the mountains and the ocean, dense forests, lush parks and beautiful stretches of shoreline surround this place of international resort.






Victoria, BC is rich in cultural diversity, and offers an endless list of interesting things to do and beautiful places to see. Here’s a short video clip to entice you to visit this wonderful city!



In Victoria there is never a shortage of things to do. From international icons like The Butchart Gardens to hidden gems like Canada's oldest Chinatown to adventure on the high seas with a whale watching tour, your days in Victoria can be as busy as you want them to be.


Arts, Culture & History

Victoria, the oldest city in the Pacific Northwest, has a rich and fascinating history. Explore its past and celebrate our culture through a variety of Victoria B.C. attractions such as galleries, museums, heritage sites and cultural events. Not only Victoria, but the whole of the Vancouver Island boast a year-round schedule of entertainment bursting with talent.


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 Restaurants & Bars


Victoria has an extraordinary assortment of cuisine - from elegant fine dining to casual bistros, waterfront pubs and top-notch cocktail lounges. Victoria chefs are blessed with an abundance of local fare including outstanding locally made wines, ciders, beers and spirits. All tastes and culinary requirements will be satisfied here.


Public Markets

Victoria's colourful public markets bring vibrancy to the city with a wonderful array of locally produced goods and entertainment. Many markets feature farmers selling their locally grown and hand-crafted products including: produce and fruit, homemade breads and pastries, preserves, chutneys and relishes, and free-range eggs, among other diverse fares. Stroll through the stalls, watch artisans as they craft, or simply sit and enjoy the market atmosphere.