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Sunstroke

George Camille's lovely paintings can be found at this art gallery, with original paintings, prints, postcards and T-shirts all for sale.
Art in West Coast

Michael Adams' Studio

Visit Michael Adams' studio, where silkscreen prints burst with the vivid life of the forests. They are irresistible and highly collectable, so bring plenty of rupees if you're thinking of buying. Even if you don't …
Arts & Crafts in Praslin

Kreolor

Perhaps the best boutique on Praslin, Kreolor at the entrance to Vallée de Mai sells artfully designed wooden crafts (many in the shape of the coco de mer), jewellery and other tasteful souvenirs.
Antiques in West Coast

Lazare Gallery

This eclectic place is part antique showroom, part museum, and it's worth picking through the treasure on offer – when we visited it included local driftwood, a framed photo of a youthful Duke of Edinburgh and all m…
Arts & Crafts in East Coast

Domaine de Val des Prés

The Domaine de Val des Prés at Anse aux Pins consists of a cluster of craft shops grouped around an old plantation house with a few bits of memorabilia. The rather motley assortment of crafts on offer includes mode…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Victoria

Seychelles Island Foundation

If you want to buy a coco fesse (the fruit of the coco de mer palm), head to the Seychelles Island Foundation, which has some stock and will issue you the required export permit. Be prepared to fork out about €200.
Art in West Coast

Tom Bowers

This British-born artist creates some truly amazing bronze sculptures and his works are increasingly being commissioned for public places, such as the Liberty Monument in Victoria.
Arts & Crafts in West Coast

Art Arc

Antonio Filippin's somewhat risqué woodcarvings and quirky studio, Art Arc, are perched on a hill between Anse Gouvernement and Anse Soleil.
Art in West Coast

Gerard Devoud's Studio

Gerard Devoud's eye-goggling paintings are sure to enliven your bedroom. His studio is at Valmer Resort, but opening hours can vary.
Art in Eden Island

Eden Art Gallery

This large showroom sells local artworks and photography, framed and unframed, with mostly prints and the occasional original work.