Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia, Canada is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. It features a mild sub-Mediterranean climate year round due to the influence of the surrounding Salish Sea. While the population of the city of Victoria is approximately 86,000, Greater Victoria, which is comprised of thirteen municipalities, supports a total population of 383,360 people.

Enjoy an abundance of activities suitable for tourists of all ages, including hiking, cycling on the many cycling paths, whale-watching tours, kayaking, along with multiple parks and gardens. The central downtown core is dotted with coffee bars, restaurants, craft brew pubs, fast eateries and a wide range of shopping opportunities. Wander through Beacon Hill Park, catch a glimpse of the past at the Royal BC Museum, feed the seals at Fisherman’s Wharf. Everything is easily accessible within walking distance of the city core.

For more information, see these links:
http://www.hellobc.com/victoria.aspx
http://wikitravel.org/en/Victoria_(British_Columbia)
http://www.tourismvictoria.com/