You'll find a relaxing island life-style with friendly local residents
on a beautiful island/rural setting
to Saltspring Island Information Site
is known for wool products, pottery, and painting
The saturday market in Ganges is known for its friendly atmosphere
and fantastic array of locally-produced art, crafts and foods.
Artcraft is a sale of works by over 250 local artists and craftpeople
open during the summer in Mahon Hall
In July - the Salt Spring festival of the arts, a wine festival,
weekly markets featuring local crafts such as jewelry
large grocery stores, hardware, clothing, several coffee shops, several
book stores, numerous restaurants, pubs, 3 banks, credit union, giftshops,
pharmacy, two bakeries, fresh foods market, small markets and convenience
shops, gas stations, 2 seafood shops, etc.
mix of mostly paved roads with side roads sometimes gravel surface.
Total north-south distance across Island, about 38 kilometres (23miles).