A walkable neighborhood, Fairfield is known for being romantic and relaxing, while offering convenient options for restaurants and coffee shops. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the gardens and parks. Hotels in Fairfield provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Victoria area.
Sightseeing around Fairfield
The historic sites and castle offer insight into the area's history, while the museums add a sense of refinement. Browse the collections at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Emily Carr House, or Royal BC Museum. Sights like Victoria Royal Theatre, Miniature World, and Belfry Theatre offer insight into the local culture. Swing by Government House, Helmcken House, and Chinatown to learn about local history. Craigdarroch Castle, Christ Church Cathedral, and St. Ann's Academy are some local landmarks. Create some family memories at Victoria Bug Zoo, Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre, and Victoria Fisherman's Wharf.
You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Beacon Hill Park, Abkhazi Garden, or Pioneer Square. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Bay Centre, Market Square, and Westside Village Shopping Centre. A visit to Black Ball Ferry Line, Victoria Harbour, or Royal Athletic Park won't disappoint either.
Some of the area's most popular sights are University of Victoria, Fisgard Lighthouse, and Butchart Gardens. Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum, Holland Point Park, and The Robert Bateman Centre will also leave an impression.
Getting around Fairfield
You can inquire about options for water travel at the port.
At 16.3 miles (26.2 km), Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.) is the closest major airport to Fairfield. You can also fly in and out of Friday Harbor, WA (FRD), which is located 16.6 miles (26.7 km) away.