Top Choice Church in Victoria

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

This imposing cathedral is noteworthy for its elegant portal and colonnaded facade. The extraordinary building immediately west of the cathedral is the Domus – it's the priest's residence and a national monument.
Top Choice Market in Victoria


No trip to Victoria would be complete without a wander through the covered market. It's small by African standards, but it's a bustling, colourful place nonetheless. Alongside fresh fruit and vegetables, stalls sell…
Top Choice Distillery in East Coast

Takamaka Bay

On this popular tour you learn the story behind the island's main distillery and about the rum-making procedure. The tour runs for between 30 and 45 minutes and concludes with a tasting and an opportunity to purchas…
Museum in Victoria

Natural History Museum

The rather ramshackle Natural History Museum is worth a quick visit to learn about the islands' geology, fauna and flora.
Gardens in Victoria

Botanical Gardens

The manicured botanical gardens, full of streams and birdsong, are about a 10-minute walk south of the centre. Star attractions are the coco de mer palms lining the main alley. There's also a spice grove, a pen of g…
Farm in Morne Seychellois National Park

SeyTé Tea Factory

At the working tea factory, about 3km above Port Glaud, free 20-minute tours take you through the tea-making process. It's best to visit before noon, when you can see the whole process from drying to packing. There'…
Gardens in East Coast

Le Jardin du Roi

Located 2km up in the hills above Anse Royale, this lush spice garden owes its existence to Pierre Poivre, the French spice entrepreneur. There is a self-guided walk around the 35-hectare orchard-crossed-with-forest…
Aquarium in Eden Island

Eden Aquarium

Tucked away in a ground-floor corner of the Eden Plaza Shopping Mall, this 30-tank aquarium does a reasonable job of showcasing the Seychelles' smaller marine inhabitants and colourful coral. There's even a tank ded…
Historic Building in Victoria

Old Courthouse

The rather dilapidated old courthouse beside the clock tower is an appealing example of Creole architecture.
Church in Victoria

Anglican Church

Taking pride of place in the centre of town is the Anglican church, with its renovated facade and elegant tower.