Community Spotlight: The Gulf Islands1 We're shining a spotlight on the amazing Gulf Islands, just a ferry ride away!... more
Spring transitions to Summer @ The Butchart Gardens2 Explore The Gardens as spring flowers give way to summer’s lush palette – The Rose Garden is not to be missed... more
Gold Rush! El Dorado in B.C.3 Catch gold fever! This fascinating exhibition will show you how everything changed forever with the gold rushes of the 1800's... more
Tie the knot in Victoria, B.C.!4 Planning your perfect day? Explore Canada's Most Romantic City for your wedding.... more
Things to see and do5 Victoria has something for everyone! There's so much to do and see, it's just a matter of choosing.... more
The Greater Victoria Region6 Explore Victoria's unique communities. Get the lay of the land to make the most of your Victoria vacation!... more
Getting here is easy7 Escaping to Victoria is quick, easy and fun! Our southern island location provides amazing scenery no matter what mode of transportation you choose... more
Welcome to Victoria, B.C.!
Victoria is a unique blend of old world charm and new world experiences. As an island destination, Victoria offers visitors an escape from the hurried world and beams with ambience. In Victoria, heritage architecture, colourful gardens and traditions like afternoon tea mix with a plethora of outdoor adventure, authentic culinary experiences and an enviable cocktail and craft beer scene.
Boasting the mildest climate in Canada we are green and beautiful year-round. In fact, Vancouver Island, where Victoria is located, is rated the TOP ISLAND in the Continental US and Canada and one of the TOP TEN ISLANDS IN THE WORLD by the 2014 Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards. We were even rated as the #1 DESTINATION TO VISIT IN CANADA by the 2010 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards. You should really come here.