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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

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: Piers & Boardwalks; Bodies of Water; Historic Walking Areas
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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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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
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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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Beacon Hill Park
Beacon Hill Park
This park holds a tree planted by Winston Churchill in 1929.
Attraction type: Parks; Neighborhoods
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Restaurant Matisse
Restaurant Matisse
Ranked #1 of 1,106 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $18 - $27
Cuisines: French
Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
IL Terrazzo
IL Terrazzo
Ranked #2 of 1,106 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $19 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Wannawafel
Wannawafel
Ranked #3 of 1,106 Restaurants in Victoria
Price:
Cuisines: Bakeries
Dining options: Breakfast
Ithaka Greek Restaurant
Ithaka Greek Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 1,106 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $7 - $22
Cuisines: Greek, Grill, Family Fare, Canadian
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
The French Oven Bakery
The French Oven Bakery
Ranked #5 of 1,106 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $2 - $7
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

City Life Suites, Victoria
City Life Suites, Victoria
$51 - $206 (CAD 62 - 250)
Arbutus Hill Bed and Breakfast
Arbutus Hill Bed and Breakfast
$66 - $74 (CAD 80 - 90)
Ranked #22 of 110 Victoria B&B and Inns
Weir's Beach RV Resort
Weir's Beach RV Resort
$30 - $48 (CAD 37 - 58)

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Rialto
3.5 of 5
Hotel Rialto
$127 - $192
Ranked #5 of 58 Hotels in Victoria
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Royal Scot Hotel & Suites
3.0 of 5
Royal Scot Hotel & Suites
$100 - $207 (CAD 121 - 251)
Ranked #10 of 58 Hotels in Victoria
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Helm's Inn
2.0 of 5
Helm's Inn
$101 - $155 (CAD 123 - 188)
Ranked #14 of 58 Hotels in Victoria
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Fairholme Manor
4.0 of 5
Fairholme Manor
$144 - $305
Ranked #3 of 110 Victoria B&B and Inns
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Magnolia Hotel And Spa
4.5 of 5
Magnolia Hotel And Spa
$167 - $274 (CAD 203 - 333)
Ranked #2 of 58 Hotels in Victoria
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Oak Bay Beach Hotel
4.5 of 5
Oak Bay Beach Hotel
$180 - $345 (CAD 219 - 419)
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.