Take a stroll through one of these great shopping areas in, or close to, downtown Victoria.
Fort Street - A.K.A. "Antique Row"
A series of independent antiques, curio, and collectibles shops on Fort Street between Douglas and Cook streets. Check out Russell Books which is a 'not to be missed' local bookstore and then stop in for a coffee at Cafe Brio. Other highlights: Choux Choux Charcuterie, Leka, Special Tea, Vanity Fair, Papery
Bolen Books, founded in 1975, is an owner-operated, family-run enterprise. At 19,800 square feet we are the largest independent bookstore in B.C. Located in Hillside Centre, Bolen Books has grown from 850 sq. feet in our original location to our present size. Located near the university in a residential neighbourhood, our location is convenient to everyone in Victoria.
Russell Books first started in Montreal in 1961. It began as a small 300 square foot, one aisle, used bookstore and gradually grew into the biggest used, antiquarian and remainder bookstore in Montreal.
Aurea, an elegant boutique featuring unique Canadian designers and Sterling Silver & semi-precious jewellery to complement any outfit. Great selection of beads, gemstones & findings to make your own jewellery – mementos to mark your Victoria Experience! 614 Johnson St., Tel: 250-381-6260.
This eclectic little shop in scenic Old Town features styles for men, women and children. Whether your taste is for the outdoors or the outrageous, you're sure to find the perfect hat at Roberta's…1318 Government St, Tel: (250) 384-2778