Every tourist destination has it’s attractions. However, because every tourist is different, these attractions have greater or lesser value. In this series Gary’s gives his reasons for traveling to a particular place. Hopefully some of his thoughts will entice you to consider adding this particular place to your itinerary. The entire series is being categorized under the heading, “Spotlights.” You may find more about these locations in the archives of this website, under headings such as, “Great Places,” “Things to Do in,” “Best of,” “Top 10” and “Places of a Lifetime.” In addition, there may be “Walking Tours” of these places available for purchase on the website for the low price of $1.49 each.
Victoria BC is the most British city in Canada. Located on Vancouver Island, it is a provincial capital and a charming place to visit. Include Victoria BC in your Canadian itinerary for at least the following reasons:
1. The British Columbia Parliament is housed in a beautiful building overlooking the inner harbor.
2. A walking tour of Victoria BC will always include a stop at Bastion Square, a popular city gathering place with its many shops and restaurants.
3. The City Hall of Victoria BC is a striking landmark.
4. The most popular excursion from Victoria BC is to Butchart Gardens, a delightful spot north of the city.