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Victoria Canada

Located in British Columbia at the southern tip of Vancouver Island with population of 350,000. Victoria is a short ferry ride from the City of Vancouver. Victoria is British Columbia's capital city, and is well known all around the world for its comfortable climate, sun settings and wonderful attractions for visitors. Visit the Victoria Butchart Gardens, Victoria Butterfly Gardens and Royal British Columbia Museum is a must for Victoria, Canada.

Victoria is a spectacularly beautiful mid-sized city located at the southern tip of Vancouver Island on Canada's west coast. Travel & Leisure magazine and Condé Nast Traveller magazine rank Victoria among the top ten cities in the world as a travel destination. The natural beauty of the region is unparalleled, with the majestic Olympic mountains to the south, and an incredible array of flora and fauna that come with a year-round mild climate. Typical weather in August is sunny and pleasantly warm, with daily high temperatures averaging 22-24ºC with nighttime temperatures considerably cooler. Expect lots of sun! The outdoor activity opportunities are many, ranging from world class golf courses to hiking, sailing, fishing, and whale watching.

The natural beauty of Victoria is further enhanced by a multitude of visitor attractions, many of which are within walking distance of downtown. This setting provides visitors with numerous sightseeing options. In addition there is a huge selection of restaurants, pubs, and nightclubs. Collectively these add up to a wonderful range of opportunities for delegates and accompanying persons.

Useful links about Victoria:

* City of Victoria - www.city.victoria.bc.ca
* British Columbia Ferries - www.bcferries.bc.ca
* Canada Victoria International Airport - www.cyyj.ca
* Guide to Victoria British Columbia - www.victoriabcguide.com
* Victoria Chamber of Commerce - www.gvcc.org
* University of Victoria - www.uvic.ca
* Market Square Victoria - www.marketsquare.victoria.bc.ca

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