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Feast For The Senses Tour {Victoria BC}

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Feast for the Senses Tour
Post Last Modified – April 29, 2023 ¦

CVS Tours Victoria Features A Feast For The Senses Tour

If you’re planning on visiting beautiful 🌷 Victoria, British Columbia 🍁 Canada, then check out this unique fully escorted {Feast for the Senses Tour}, that’s geared for adults looking for something completely different.

CVS Tours features a – Feast for the Senses Food, Spirits & Shopping Tour Combined!

A Fun Tour Offered By CVS Tours In Victoria

CVS Tours Coach

🚌 CVS Bus Tours in Victoria, is one of the premier tour companies in the city and with a reputation second to none. 

My wife and I previously had the pleasure of taking their 🏙 Grand City Tour, which included a visit to Historic 🏰 Craigdarroch Castle, which we both thoroughly enjoyed.

A couple of seasons later, we were invited back to take part in this newly introduced tour on their schedule, now offered daily.

This tour is definitely becoming a hit very quickly, especially among those visitors coming to the city with limited time to explore.

This is an ideal tour for those arriving on the hundreds of 🛳 cruise ships that arrive in the city each season.

“Enjoy fantastic eats, sensational sips and unique boutiques on a half-day Feast of the Senses Tour that will immerse you in Victoria’s vibrant culture.”

Included In The Feast For The Senses Tour

✔ City Tour of Victoria Highlights;

✔ Lunch at the Victoria Public Market;

✔ Beer / Spirits Tasting;

✔ Shopping voucher;

✔ Uptown Shopping Centre;

✔ Complimentary Hotel Pick up and Drop off (select hotels);

✔ All applicable taxes.

Visitors to the city can enjoy a fully escorted city sightseeing tour, have a nice lunch and then sample some amazing 🍺 craft beer and premier🥃 scotch at one of Victoria’s finest distilleries.

A complete package for those adults looking for something a little more than just your ordinary city bus tour.

A Brief Look at The Feast for the Senses Tour

A Beautiful View of Victoria, BC!

Victoria British Columbia Canada

Victoria City Tour

Our tour was scheduled to depart from the CVS Tours kiosk out front of the historic 🏨 Empress Hotel at 11:00 am. 

We departed on schedule, and enjoyed a full city sightseeing tour taking in all the popular attractions in the downtown area. 

Our scenic city tour included …

✔ The Inner Harbour Area;

✔ Historic Government Street;

✔ Chinatown;

✔ Scenic Oceanfront Dallas Road;

✔ Oak Bay District;

✔ Mt. Tolmie City View.

✔ Enjoy Victoria’s Scenic Oceanfront Views

Victoria BC Scenery

This complete tour covered many more scenic sites and popular areas in the city, definitely worth seeing!

The city tour alone, lasts at least one hour in duration – depending on traffic conditions.

Victoria Public Market

The Victoria Public Market in the Historic Hudson’s Bay Building

Victoria Public Market

We then made our lunch stop at the Victoria Public Market, which was the site of the Hudson’s Bay Building for many years.

Since the stores closure, the building was completely renovated with residential suites now in the upper floors and a lovely public market on the main floor.

A Specialty Food Court & Shopping

Victoria BC Public Market

Your tour includes a generous 🎫 coupon for you to use at any one of the tasty food stalls in the marketplace. 

This is not a fast food court!

Instead, it features some excellent specialty food vendors and shops, in this unique and very popular marketplace.

Homemade Pies and Much More!

Victoria Public Market Food Vendor

We enjoyed lovely freshly made chicken bun 🥪 sandwiches and fresh baked 🥧 pie for dessert.

There are a number of great choices available in the marketplace, making it a difficult decision on what to choose!

Caledonian Brewery And Distillery

Victoria Caledonian Brewery & Distillery

Victoria Caledonian Brewery & Distillery

After a good hour for you to enjoy your lunch and browsing the specialty shops, we then boarded the 🚍 bus and continued our tour.

We then made our way to one of the city’s finest craft 🍺 breweries and 🥃 distilleries in the city, for a guided tour.

Sampling Fine Spirits at Victoria Caledonian

Victoria Caledonian Brewery & Distillery Sampling Tour

The tour takes about an hour where you get to sample some amazing craft beer and specialty scotch whiskey while on the guided tour. 

Our guide explained in detail from start to finish the fine art of brewing and distilling.

After the tour, there’s a nice gift shop and bar where visitors can purchase items and spirits from Caledonian.  A very well put together tour that I’m sure everyone will enjoy.

Uptown Shopping Center

Uptown Shopping Plaza in Victoria, BC!

Uptown Shopping Centre Victoria BC

The tour concluded with your choice of getting dropped off at the 🛍 Uptown Shopping Centre which is Victoria’s Premier Shopping Center in the city.

The tour allows for about 2 hours to shop at your convenience, and then be picked to take you back to the Empress Hotel where the tour began. 

For those not wanting to shop, the bus will take you straight back to the starting point as well.

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My wife and I had a great time and tour with our professional driver/guide, in a very comfortable modern air conditioned coach. 

This tour is well worth taking if you’re looking for a little more than a straight city tour, and to see and experience something completely different in the city.


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Update 2023

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It appears at this time, the {Feast For Senses Tour} is no longer operating. However, do check their website for updates and the many other wonderful tours they offer in and around the 🌷 City of Victoria.

For more detailed information on the many other wonderful tours this company has to offer, including online direct booking, I have listed the official website to 🚍 CVS Tours 🚍 below for your convenience.


🚍 CVS Sightseeing Tours

😎 Safe and Healthy Travels!

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