Things to do
If you are considering Victoria on Vancouver Island the destination for your next getaway you're on the right track!
From bustling coffee shops to world-class museums, designer retailers to culinary walking tours - you'll find a plethora of activities and visitor destinations just a short stroll away. Victoria is also renowned for its temperate climate, old world charm, and urban sophistication.
Paul’s Motor Inn is centrally located, in the heart of the city. Take a short walk through Chinatown, to Victoria’s famous inner harbour. Check out the waterfront buskers, shopping, conference facilities and sprawling Beacon Hill Park.
Be sure to check out Copper Owl.
A historic bar and lounge located right above Paul's Motor Inn in downtown Victoria, showcasing live local and touring bands, art events, dance party nights, performance art, comedy, and more!
Check out their upcoming events
The Victoria Public Market
Highlights local food producers at every level – farmers, fishers, butchers, bakers, cheese-makers, preservers, brewers, vintners, florists and restaurateurs.
Less than a 5 minute walk from our place
Check out Victoria's Ale Trail
Micro-brewed beers are considered to be local, more authentic and more unusual. Victoria’s brews are definitely local with all its breweries within walking distance around the city’s harbours and downtown core.
Visitors can follow the self-guided Ale Trail to visit one or all breweries and sample such unique brews as oatmeal stout, cherry blossom ale, ginger-ginseng cream ale and India pale ale.
Here's a great link from our friends at BC Living Magazine
Lower Johnson Street (LOJO) as know by the locals includes one of the highest concentrations of independent boutiques in Canada, several world-class hair salons, and specialty shops, all situated amongst the colourful façade of impeccably maintained heritage buildings. The street's history dates back to the founding of Victoria, and includes Market Square, a unique open-air downtown shopping centre.
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