7 castles in British Columbia that will make you feel like royalty

Did you know that Victoria is not only the capital of the province, but also the capital of the castles of British Columbia?

We bring together all of the best fairytale castles and most of the castles adjacent to the province that are sure to inspire the urge to travel.

Of course, we’re under no illusions that beautiful British Columbia might be home to real castles, but the majestic places on this list make us dream of being European royalty.

Hatley Castle

Perhaps the grandest and most famous castle in British Columbia, from every angle Hatley Castle is truly awe-inspiring.

Address: Château Hatley, 2005 Sooke Road, Victoria

Craigdarroch Castle

This castle gives some serious Harry Potter vibes and its unique sloping landscape makes taking good photos very easy.

Address: 1050 Joan Crescent, Victoria,

British Columbia Parliament Buildings

Yes, it’s the Legislative Assembly, but don’t forget it’s also one of the most breathtaking buildings in British Columbia that can instantly transport you to England in the right light.

Address: 501 rue Belleville, Victoria

Government house

This hidden place is technically the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor. It has a magical rose garden and a tea Room to give you the impression of being transported.

Address: 1401 Rockland Avenue, Victoria,

Fairmont Empress

Steps from the Parliament Buildings, this iconic hotel is perfect for a luxury getaway or simply for afternoon tea.

Address: 721 Government Street, Victoria

The castle of Savary

This Airbnb looks like a fancy mini-castle and you can rent it with your friends to act like royalty for a whole weekend.

Address: Lund, British Columbia

Fairmont Vancouver

This historic building is the closest to a castle in Vancouver and is worth spending a night there at least once in a lifetime.

Address: 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

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