This verdant isle was born of a combination of First Nations and European history, and is home to some of the most enchanting heritage buildings and museums in the province’s capital, Victoria. A population boom from the gold rush helped form Vancouver Island, a region with magnificent Aboriginal heritage, British traditions and diverse eco-systems.
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Start out from a Historic Inn and take a leisurely walk or short drive to visit a few fabulous gardens in Victoria . Some of the locations offer food and refreshments and all of them have great stories to tell! End your day at local restaurant housed in an old school building....
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Some great Heritage sites near Victoria's Inner Harbour...
The Rockland area is rich in history and brimming with beautiful and stately homes. Three of Victoria's must sees are in this area, all within 10 minutes walking distance of each other. Start off at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria which features an ongoing exhibition of renowned artist Emily Carr, then wander to the carefully tended gardens of ...