Travelers are voting Esquimalt, Cobble Hill and Sidney as the best of 9 towns & villages near Victoria. There are 10 towns & villages near Nanaimo a city just 31 km from Victoria and 5 towns & villages near Vancouver which is 33 km distant. The most popular of these are Qualicum Beach near Nanaimo and Lions Bay in Vancouver. You can find 137 towns & villages in British Columbia and 2021 towns & villages in the country of Canada. Our members favorite in British Columbia is Ninstints and Tuscany is the top pick in Canada. Want more? Check out our map of towns & villages near Victoria.