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More About Vancouver City

Vancouver Attractions | Commercial Drive Attractions | Island & Mountains

Vancouver Attractions
Eurocentres Vancouver is conveniently located at the intersection of Hastings St. and Howe St. which is the heart of Vancouver’s shopping and business district. We are minutes away from Rogers Arena (formerly G.M. Place) – home of the NHL Vancouver Canucks hockey team, and B.C. Place, home of CFL's BC Lions football team and the 2011 MLS soccer team,Vancouver Whitecaps. We are also a stone's throw from Robson Street shopping, Chinatown, Gastown, Yaletown, Stanley Park & the Vancouver Aquarium and Canada Place Convention Center. Should you need to venture slightly further, public transport is located close by on every corner. For example, from Yaletown, you could take a picturesque foot passenger ferry to Granville Island Market or Science World. Alternatively, you could walk or take a skytrain to a Chinese night market. There's so much to explore, so check out the following links for more information on the numousous Vancouver attractions:

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Commercial Drive Attractions
If you are looking for a relaxed, fun atmosphere, close to the action and full of culture, this is the place for you. Commercial Drive (“the Drive” to locals) teems with people enjoying the sidewalk cafes, Italian coffee and gelato shops, numerous restaurants specializing in international or local foods, and many colourful shops. The Drive is also close to Trout Lake, with the skytrain on its doorstep and at the heart of the Eastside Culture Crawl Arts Festival in the Fall. Please check out some of the following links for more information:

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Vancouver Island, Nanaimo, Bowen Island, Sunshine Coast, Whistler, Vancouver Ski Mountains
It is simple to travel further from Vancouver and experience many wonders such as our local ski hills, the excitement of Whistler & Blackcomb, hiking the Westcoast Trail, fishing, sailing or whale watching on Vancouver Island or the Sunshine Coast. The easy-to-reach BC Ferry Terminal at Horseshoe Bay is the hub for for travellers bound for Vancouver Island, Nanaimo, Sechelt/Gibsons Landing, and Bowen Island, as well being on the main route to Whistler and the North Shore ski mountains. See the following links:

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Victoria
As you leave Vancouver for Victoria, sailing through some of the most spectacular islands in the world, the scenery will take your breath away. For those with time on their hands, a stop on Salt Spring Island, Pender Island or at any of the other numerous little island communities should definitely be on the itinerary. Upon arrival in Victoria, visitors fall in love with the city from the first moment they set foot in it. The quaint little shops, sparkling beauty of the inner harbour, masses of flowers from early Spring until late Fall, tea at the Empress Hotel and impressive parliament buildings are a travellers’ delight. There truly is something for everyone in Victoria. Make sure you take time to visit Butchart Gardens, a gardeners’ paradise! Following are some helpful links in planning your trip but be sure to check out BC Tourism sites for more ideas:

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