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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

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: Speciality Museums
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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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Beacon Hill Park
Beacon Hill Park
This park holds a tree planted by Winston Churchill in 1929.
Attraction type: Neighbourhoods; Parks
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British Columbia Parliament Buildings
British Columbia Parliament Buildings
Owner description: Home to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, the Parliament Buildings are open to the public year-round. Visitors are welcome to join one of the regularly scheduled... more Owner description: Home to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, the Parliament Buildings are open to the public year-round. Visitors are welcome to join one of the regularly scheduled guided tours, stroll through the buildings on their own self-guided tour, or even have a bite to eat in the Legislative Dining Room.Free guided tours are available Monday through Friday throughout the year, and seven days a week during the summer. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings; Historic Sites
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Scenic Marine Route
Scenic Marine Route
Scenic running and hiking trail along the Pacific.
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Saveur Restaurant
Saveur Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1,165 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: US$8 - US$42
Cuisines: French, Contemporary, European, Canadian
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Fishhook
Fishhook
Ranked #2 of 1,165 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: Indian, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Pacific Rim
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ithaka Greek Restaurant
Ithaka Greek Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 1,165 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: US$8 - US$19
Cuisines: Gluten Free Options, Mediterranean, Greek, Grill
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Jam Cafe
Jam Cafe
Ranked #4 of 1,165 Restaurants in Victoria
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
IL Terrazzo
IL Terrazzo
Ranked #5 of 1,165 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: US$19 - US$30
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

BEST WESTERN PLUS Carlton Plaza Hotel
3.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Carlton Plaza Hotel
US$63 - US$309 ($83 - $407)
Ranked #18 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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James Bay Inn Hotel, Suites & Cottage
3.0 of 5
James Bay Inn Hotel, Suites & Cottage
US$55 - US$192 ($73 - $253)
Ranked #23 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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Days Inn Victoria Uptown
3.0 of 5
Days Inn Victoria Uptown
US$61 - US$126 ($80 - $166)
Ranked #28 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Victoria Regent Hotel
3.0 of 5
Victoria Regent Hotel
US$121 - US$252 ($160 - $332)
Ranked #4 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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Hotel Rialto
3.5 of 5
Hotel Rialto
US$121 - US$234
Ranked #5 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria
3.5 of 5
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria
US$119 - US$304 ($157 - $401)
Ranked #6 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Abigail's Hotel
4.0 of 5
Abigail's Hotel
US$145 - US$267
Ranked #1 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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Magnolia Hotel And Spa
4.5 of 5
Magnolia Hotel And Spa
US$176 - US$318 ($232 - $419)
Ranked #2 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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Oak Bay Beach Hotel
4.5 of 5
Oak Bay Beach Hotel
US$189 - US$453 ($249 - $597)
Ranked #3 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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