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Victoria - without a car

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Calgary, Canada
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Victoria - without a car

My husband and I plan on visiting Victoria mid August from Calgary.

Since we will be flying, we most likely would like to stay away from driving around and take public transportation.

How convenient is the transit system in Victoria? Would we be able to manage without a vehicle?

On average, how many days should we consider spending in Victoria, before we visit neighbouring places.

Vancouver, Canada
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1. Re: Victoria - without a car

If you want to take your time and poke around Victoria....and see most of the sites....plan for 3 days. And you can do all that on public transportation.

After that....rent a car and go further afield.

Edited: 8:57 pm, June 12, 2013
Vancouver, Canada
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2. Re: Victoria - without a car

+1 for what d said.

Vancouver, Canada
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3. Re: Victoria - without a car

I agree. I did a three day trip to Victoria a few years back and it was just right. (Well, I could have used one more day, but that's because I spent so much time in Victoria's many used bookstores!) I stayed at a hotel downtown and had no problem walking to everything I wanted to see. (Didn't make it to Butchart, though).

Vancouver, Canada
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4. Re: Victoria - without a car

Transit even has double decker buses.


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