Saturday, 14 December 2013

Victoria - Happening Holidays In The Garden City Of British Columbia

Are you planning for a holiday trip to escape from the daily hectic life schedule? Do you love greenery and gain peace in spending some time in the lap of nature? If your answer is yes, then Victoria is a perfect place for your holidays. Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia, Canada. It is located at the southern tip of the Vancouver Island. Due to the numerous beautiful gardens and green areas this place is also known as the Garden City.
Victoria City
In the recent years this place has become more popular and attracts several tourists towards it. The city is also famous for its dining and eating facilities along with the vibrant nightlife.


Get in

Victoria International Airport is the main airport of Victoria and offers multiple flights to and from Vancouver. This airport also receives flights from some major parts of the world and helps the tourists to easily reach this place. If you enjoy adventure, you can also opt for a cruise ship or a recreational boat to reach here.

Places to explore

1. Beacon Hill Park
Beacon Hill Park

Beacon Hill Park is a beautiful place surrounded by Douglas St. to its west and Dallas Rd to its south.  The southern end of this park is located on the waterfront that provides an amazing view of the Olympic Mountains. This place also consists of the Beacon Hill Children’s Farm which is a goat petting region.

2. Butchart Gardens
This garden is famous all over the world for its beautiful aromatic flowers. The tourists should not miss this wonderful attraction, spread in about fifty five acres of land. The relaxed strolling pavements offer a fine walking with the fragrance of flowers mixed with the blowing breeze. If you visit this place in summer you can enjoy amazing fireworks with music. This is a program held by the city authorities.

3. Miniature World
Miniature World

Miniature world is a place full of surprises and excitement. It is the home to some extensive exhibits of miniature forms of the cities and landscapes. There is also a working saw mill which is considered as the world’s smallest mill.

Lodging and eating
Victoria Hotel


The lodging facilities in Victoria are perfect. The visitors can have what they want according to their budget. Victoria Hotel, Hastings House, the Westin Bear Mountain Victoria Golf Resort and Spa and The Aerie are some best hotels in this city offering fine services to the guests. The visitors can also visit the pubs in this region and taste some nice wine. Some of the best pubs consists of Garrick's Head Pub, 17 Mile House Pub and Six Mile Pub.

The comfortable lodging, best wine and stunning beauty of the gardens gives a feel that you are relaxing in heaven. So, plan your vacations to Victoria and have the same experiences.