Victoria is well-known as "the Garden City" and a popular destination for people looking for a mild temperate and usually snow-free climate in Canada


Why Victoria, British Columbia, is the best city to live and study English in Canada

  • Beaches with snow-capped mountain views.
  • Excellent cafés, restaurants, museums, gardens, and shopping.
  • Friendly, safe, and convenient, with 460 km of cycling trail.
  • Lively, walkable downtown with the scenic harbour.
  • The mildest climate in Canada.
  • Victoria BC is ranked among the top thirty cities in the world for quality of life in 2022.

Most popular sights, tourist attractions, and things to do and see in Victoria BC

  • Beacon Hill Park.
  • Black Ball Ferry Line.
  • Butchart Gardens.
  • Chinatown.
  • Craigdarroch Castle.
  • Empress Hotel.
  • Fisherman's Wharf.
  • Hatley Park National Historic Site.
  • Maritime Museum BC.
  • Royal British Columbia Museum.
  • Take a stroll around the Inner Harbour.
  • The Belfry Theatre.
  • The Parlament buildings.
  • The Victoria Butterfly Gardens.
  • Victoria Bug Zoo.
  • Wander down around Cook St Village.
  • World-famous Butchart Gardens.

Most important events and festivals in Victoria BC

  • Indigenous Cultural Festival.
  • Classic Boat Festival.
  • Rifflandia Music Festival.
  • Skafest Music Festival.
  • TD Victoria International Jazz Fest.
  • Victoria Classic Collector Car Festival.
  • Victoria Dragon Boat Festival.
  • Victoria Film Festival.
  • Victoria Fringe Festival.
  • Victoria International Jazzfest.
  • Victoria Pride week.
  • Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival.
  • Victoria Symphony Splash.


Population (hab)91,867
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)23

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