Victoria is the capital of British Columbia in Canada and is situated on Vancouver Island. With grand architecture, many historic sites, and surrounded by beautiful scenery, it’s no wonder the city is such a popular tourist destination. Among the long list of great attractions, you mustn’t miss out the stunning floral displays of the famous Butchart Gardens Victoria. If you’re planning a trip to British Columbia, stay somewhere special, such as the luxurious Fairmount Empress Hotel Victoria.
When to go to VictoriaVictoria’s mild climate makes it a top vacation destination. The city has warm summers and cool, wet winters and rarely experiences extreme weather. Popular months to book hotels in Victoria are July and August, when highs average out at around 71°F.
How to get to VictoriaVictoria International Airport (YYJ) is the city’s major airport and lies approximately 12 miles from Victoria. From the airport you can take a shuttle bus to Victoria downtown hotels or you may wish take a taxi to one of the area’s bed & breakfast hotels. During your stay, why not travel in the city’s iconic double-decker buses between your hotel and the excellent restaurants British Columbia has on offer?
Things to do in VictoriaVictoria is an elegant city that offers many fantastic attractions. If you want to soak up the sun on the beach, you can head out of town to the scenic Western Shore, or, if you want to immerse yourself in city life, visit the Emily Carr House and sociable Bastion Square. Kids will enjoy Miniature World, with its tiny fairy tale settings, and Craigdarroch Castle provides a fun day out. Whilst on your visit stay in style at the Magnolia Hotel Victoria or the aptly named Queen Victoria Hotel.
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