About a 20-30 minute drive from downtown Victoria is the quaint town of Sidney-By-The-Sea.  It has a wonderful selection of bookstores all within walking distance of one another – giving it the nickname of ‘booktown’!

Beacon Books – 2372 Beacon Ave., Sidney

Galleon Books and Antiques – 106 – 2506 Beacon Ave., Sidney

The Haunted Bookshop – 9807 Third St., Sidney

The Military and History Bookshop – 9812 Fourth St., Sidney

Tanner’s Books – 2436 Beacon Ave, Sidney

    – The Children’s Bookshop – 2436 Beacon Ave, Sidney

Here is a map of bookstores from downtown Victoria to Sidney: