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Victoria
It's still one of the most British cities in North America, but there's more to Victoria than tearooms, antique shops and galleries (though there are plenty of those). Driven by the younger generation, the city has sprouted a collection of cool shops, authentic coffee bars and unique restaurants. It also has more cycling routes than any other Canadian city, providing a great way to explore the picturesque location (and avoid an afternoon of antique shopping).

All things to do » Things to do

Classic Car Tours
Classic Car Tours
Owner description: Ride-n-Style & experience the charm of our top rated guides and the comfort of our classic sedan, or classic convertibles from the 1920,s to the 70's. Locals and tourist since... more Owner description: Ride-n-Style & experience the charm of our top rated guides and the comfort of our classic sedan, or classic convertibles from the 1920,s to the 70's. Locals and tourist since 1999 have enjoyed a memorable, safe, photo friendly, informative, ride that is fun and reasonably priced. Your professional guide will chat about current affairs and local history slowly cruising Government st, Scenic Marine Drive to Victoria's residential, commercial, industrial, and world famous attractions like the Inner Harbour. Including F Rattenbury's designed Parliament Building, Empress Hotel & Steam ship Terminal, R. Dunsmuir's Criagdarroch Castle and the Jennie's Butchart Gardens, Victoria's Downtown, Old town, Chinatown, Cruise ship Terminal, Rockland Oak Bay, Gorge Waterway and Fisherman's Wharf. Our Classic Vehicle Tours specialising in small group sizes and physically challenged client's, enabling you see sites out of reach from Victoria's famous Double Decker Busses, Horse and Buggy, Pedi cabs or Walking Tours. less
Attraction type: Historical & Heritage Tours; City Tours; Sightseeing Tours; Scenic Drives
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Victoria's London Taxi Private Day Tours
Victoria's London Taxi Private Day Tours
Owner description: We take the hassle out of you having to take public transportation or a crowded tour bus. Our authentic London Taxi is an ideal way to see Victoria. You can stop for pictures... more Owner description: We take the hassle out of you having to take public transportation or a crowded tour bus. Our authentic London Taxi is an ideal way to see Victoria. You can stop for pictures whenever you want, decide how long to stay at each stop, take a predetermined route or plan your own itinerary. We also have a 10 passenger van that can accommodate larger groups. From wine tours to city tours. From Butchart Gardens to the grounds and gardens at Government House we have a tour that will fit your interests. We can even design a tour just for you. Our aim is to give you the best tour possible. less
Attraction type: Taxis & Shuttles; Wine Tours & Tastings ; Private Tours
Inner Harbour
Inner Harbour
Owner description: This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many tourist attractions, recreational activities, restaurants and shopping. For a special treat, have afternoon tea... more Owner description: This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many tourist attractions, recreational activities, restaurants and shopping. For a special treat, have afternoon tea at the grand Empress Hotel or board a ferry for a harbor tour. less
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas; Piers & Boardwalks; Bodies of Water
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Royal BC Museum
Royal BC Museum
Owner description: Step inside and experience British Columbia. Since 1886 the Royal BC Museum has preserved and shared the human and natural histories of this province. Discover the famous First... more Owner description: Step inside and experience British Columbia. Since 1886 the Royal BC Museum has preserved and shared the human and natural histories of this province. Discover the famous First Peoples, Natural History and Modern History Galleries – a feast of sights, smells and sounds of British Columbia. The Royal BC Museum is also home to a cultural precinct including the BC Archives, Helmcken House, St. Ann's Schoolhouse, the Netherlands Centennial Carillon, Thunderbird Park and Mungo Martin House/Wawadit’la. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Beacon Hill Park
Beacon Hill Park
This park holds a tree planted by Winston Churchill in 1929.
Attraction type: Neighborhoods; Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Restaurant Matisse
Restaurant Matisse
Ranked #1 of 1,119 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $17 - $25
Cuisines: French
Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
The Next Japanese modern cuisine
The Next Japanese modern cuisine
Ranked #2 of 1,119 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $8 - $23
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Fusion
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
White Heather Tea Room
White Heather Tea Room
Ranked #3 of 1,119 Restaurants in Victoria
Cuisines: British, Tea Room
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Lunch, Reservations
Ithaka Greek Restaurant
Ithaka Greek Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 1,119 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $6 - $21
Cuisines: Greek, Grill, Family Fare, Canadian
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
IL Terrazzo
IL Terrazzo
Ranked #5 of 1,119 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $19 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pasta
Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

City Life Suites, Victoria
City Life Suites, Victoria
$48 - $192 (CAD 62 - 250)
Arbutus Hill Bed and Breakfast
Arbutus Hill Bed and Breakfast
$61 - $69 (CAD 80 - 90)
Ranked #22 of 112 Victoria B&B and Inns
Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Suites
2.0 of 5
Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Suites
$43 - $74 (CAD 56 - 96)
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

BEST WESTERN PLUS Inner Harbour
3.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Inner Harbour
$113 - $264 (CAD 147 - 344)
Ranked #4 of 58 Hotels in Victoria
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Hotel Rialto
3.5 of 5
Hotel Rialto
$123 - $217
Ranked #5 of 58 Hotels in Victoria
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Victoria Regent Hotel
3.0 of 5
Victoria Regent Hotel
$120 - $307 (CAD 156 - 400)
Ranked #6 of 58 Hotels in Victoria
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Fairholme Manor
4.0 of 5
Fairholme Manor
$129 - $299
Ranked #3 of 112 Victoria B&B and Inns
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Magnolia Hotel And Spa
4.5 of 5
Magnolia Hotel And Spa
$172 - $353 (CAD 224 - 460)
Ranked #2 of 58 Hotels in Victoria
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Oak Bay Beach Hotel
4.5 of 5
Oak Bay Beach Hotel
$185 - $472 (CAD 241 - 615)
Ranked #3 of 58 Hotels in Victoria
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.