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Visiting Port Metro Vancouver

Year in year out, Vancouver is ranked as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, serving as an excellent place to start or end a cruise. Visitors enjoy the city's spectacular setting, cosmopolitan flavor, diversity of attractions, and fabulous international cuisine. Chosen as the host city for the 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games, Vancouver is the place to visit.

Few cities in the world rival the spectacular setting of Vancouver. The magnificent West Coast mountains and beautiful coastline come together to evoke Vancouver's Spectacular by Nature feeling. That's one of the many reasons Vancouver ranks as a top, world-class destination to visit by Condé Nast. 

Activities and Attractions

Vancouver is truly a perfect travel destination. It is a vibrant and exciting city that is like no other. From the majestic mountains to the pristine waterfront, the city’s natural setting and blend of cultures is irresistible. Vancouver offers fabulous festivals, exciting nightlife and remarkable restaurants not to mention famous sights such as Capilano Suspension Bridge, Stanley Park, Grouse Mountain and historic Gastown.

The cruise season is from May to September - an excellent time to visit Vancouver. Passengers come to enjoy the wide-open spaces, parks and gardens, sightseeing, arts, culture, international cuisine, shopping, and outdoor sports like ocean kayaking, river rafting and golf. And, Vancouver is a friendly, safe and clean city.

See Tourism Vancouver for more things to do while in Vancouver.

Vancouver also serves as an ideal home base for activities in the province of British Columbia - from trips to the world-renowned Whistler resort or the Rocky Mountains, to tours of the historic city of Victoria or the wineries of the sunny Okanagan Valley.

See Tourism BC to learn more about British Columbia.

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Experience Vancouver

"If I ever left my heart in a city, it would have to be Vancouver."

Read one cruise passengers Vancouver experience on Princess Cruise's 50 Essential Experiences blog.

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Real-life stories about people in our communities and their connections to the Port.

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