Vancouver Information

 Vancouver, Canada

Nestled between a rainforest, majestic mountains and the Pacific Ocean on Canada’s West Coast, Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Not only it is a sophisticated, vibrant and breathtaking city, it has also been consistently ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world. 

Canada is known for its people’s friendly nature, and “Vancouverites” take great pride in their welcoming, clean, safe streets – day or night, all year round. Catering to any interest throughout the year,  you can enjoy world class shopping, gourmet meals filled with some of the best fresh and local produce the West Coast has to offer, outstanding live entertainment, sporting events, theatre, outdoor adventures, and spectacular sights and attractions. 

With quick and easy access to Whistler, the Canadian Rockies, and Vancouver Island, Vancouver has an endless amount of year round outdoor adventures. A vast multicultural population, endless activities and excellent infrastructure, Vancouver is welcoming to all.

Sightseeing In and Near Vancouver

Given its superior location along Canada’s West Coast, Vancouver makes it easy to combine an urban getaway with outdoor adventure. From family-friendly fun to thrill-seeking exploits; from marine exploring to mountaintop luxury, you can find plenty of fun things to do while you are in Vancouver.

Foodie and Cultural Tours

Sightseeing tours are an excellent way to get an overview of Vancouver’s most popular neighbourhoods and attractions. Once you have an overview of what the city has to offer, you may want to consider a tour which delves deeper into your interests. Whether this be your passion for food, architecture, or perhaps craft beers, Vancouver has a number of fantastic large and smaller tour options.

Arts & Culture

Vancouver’s rich cultural background has helped produce many options for anyone who is a fan of the arts. With over 50 professional theatre companies, a major international theatre festival, two outdoor theatrical events and more than 21 venues, theatre is a major cultural activity in the city. For more information please click here.

The Vancouver Art Gallery

Founded in 1931, the Vancouver Art Gallery is recognized as one of North America’s most respected an innovative visual arts institutions. The Gallery’s innovative and ground-breaking exhibitions, extensive public programs and emphasis on advancing scholarship all focus on the historical and contemporary art of British Columbia and international centre, with special attention to the accomplishments of First Nations artists and the art of the Asia Pacific region.

Attractions

Vancouver has an endless supply of attractions and things to see and do no matter what time of year. Some of the top attractions include:

  • Canada Place
  • Stanley Park
  • H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
  • Science World
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
  • Sea to Sky Gondola
  • Grouse Mountain – The Peak of Vancouver
  • Vancouver Aquarium
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
  • Museum of Vancouver
  • Beaty Biodiversity Museum
  • University of British Columbia Campus

For more information on the beautiful city of Vancouver, please visit Tourism Vancouver.

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