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Take in a longer, brighter spring.

Escape the everyday and discover a unique destination that marches to its own beat. Where spring starts sooner and stays longer so you can experience the charm of Greater Victoria at your own comfortable pace.

Greater Victoria is one place where you can truly stop. And smell the roses.

We live in a fast-paced world that seems to wait for no one. So, for a change, tell the world it can wait as you enjoy a spring break a little earlier this year. Watch the everyday melt away as you gently stroll through one of our beautifully manicured gardens. Lose yourself in our stately architecture, historic landmarks and iconic harbour. Or have one of our friendly locals point you towards some nearby natural wonders. Whatever your fancy, spring in Victoria is brighter for longer so you can breathe it all in at your own pace.

How to Experience Victoria's Iconic Cherry Blossom Season

Victoria boasts the mildest climate in Canada, so it’s little surprise that we’re usually the first city to start blooming. If you’ve ever had the opportunity to visit Victoria between February and May, you may have stood in awe under an archway of cherry blossoms on Moss Street or walked along a pink petal covered road on View Street. A mature cherry or plum tree can boast anywhere from 250,000 to 750,000 blossoms and different streets experience different bloom times, so we’ve put together your city guide on where to capture the best glimpse of these beautiful petals.

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Why Victoria, B.C. is the Ideal Relaxation Vacation

Chances are, any vacation you take will be relaxing to some extent — temporarily leaving work and the usual routine allows most travellers to escape the stresses of their everyday lives. Victoria's focus on wellness, nature and of course, relaxation, takes the city to next-level dream destination if you want to refresh and recharge.

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A Weekend Wellness Getaway in Victoria

From the moment you arrive, embrace the serenity that comes with island living as you soak up the intentional pace of life, abundant natural environment and calming vistas. Between relaxing oceanside in mineral pools, meandering among giants in west coast rainforests or paddling out for an epic sunset on the Salish Sea, discover why Victoria offers the ultimate wellness getaway.

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Treat Yourself to a Spring Adventure in Greater Victoria

Spring is the perfect time to refresh and recharge after a long winter. While the rest of the country is still under a blanket of snow or facing sub-zero temperatures, Victoria begins to bloom. From the healing power of the sea to curated luxury experiences, let the rest of the world wait while you take in a relaxing getaway to British Columbia’s capital city.

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7 Reasons to Visit Victoria, B.C.

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Get moving in Victoria, B.C.

Getting physical in Victoria is never an issue; it’s choosing which activity to get your body moving that’s the real challenge. From coastal trails that offer opportunities to view local wildlife, to world-class bike paths and seemingly endless shoreline to paddle along, here’s how to get your heart rate elevated a lot or a little in Victoria, B.C.

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