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Le Pays de la Sagouine

57 Acadie St, Bouctouche, New Brunswick E4S 2T7, Canada
+1 506-743-1400
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Loved the show

The show was really entertaining (2 people), a great kitchen party! The little village was also... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Jacqui H
,
Beaconsfield, England, United Kingdom
Small crowd; lots of attention.

It was a beautiful Fall day late in the season so not too many visitors but we had a great visit... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Paul C
,
Amherst, Canada
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Discover Acadian culture with the magic of characters immersing you into a whirlwind of music and theatre on a small island in Bouctouche. A theatrical village, Pays de la Sagouine is a fantastic reproduction of a fishing village in the era of prohibition. With more than 1.5 million visitors on Ile-aux-Puces since 1992, tourists and local people continue to return to relive the unique experience year after year. Le Pays de la Sagouine is : A cast of professional actors and colourful characters, spectacular theatre shows, live musical performances from local house band, engaging gossip and epic baffles, unforgettable history and Acadian accents from all over, stories and legends from the sea, feet-stomping kitchen parties, authentic Acadian Brunch and Buffets at the Viola Léger Theatre Restaurant, drinks from the most picturesque terrace and a boutique full of unique gifts.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“acadian music” (4 reviews)
“poutine” (4 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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57 Acadie St, Bouctouche, New Brunswick E4S 2T7, Canada
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

The show was really entertaining (2 people), a great kitchen party! The little village was also very interesting, although partially closed. The lunch was not so good, although I guess it was meant to be authentic. Good shop.

Thank Jacqui H
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

It was a beautiful Fall day late in the season so not too many visitors but we had a great visit. Great storytellers and bakers! Time to talk with the staff/presenters and all were very pleasant and obliging. It is a lovely spot with great...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We've been here a few times, our 1st time was a few years ago and we enjoyed it, a good day of Acadian History and Comedy Sketches and Music. On This years visit they seem to have changed the food menu in the canteen/take-out.. a...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful setting for a wonderful story of a saint and a bootlegger. The setting starts with a boardwalk over the water which leads to a security person which guards the walkway. Once you cross the boardwalk you arrive at the bakery which has wonderful...More

1  Thank Fay T
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

As it was mid June this attraction was not normally open to the public but welcomed our pre-booked tour group of 32 and gave us the background to the Acadians and their style of life. We had an interesting meal in the Acadian style followed...More

Thank jamesfurze
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This site is a recreation of what life was like for Acadians in the mid 20th century, based around an award winning book in Acadian French. Costumed interpreters based on characters from the book give a glimpse into the struggles and joys of this vibrant...More

Thank Marion A
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We didn't know what to expect. Our first experience as we joined a group in the Hangar was an introduction to the spoons, fiddle and some heel, toe tapping to the beat of the musi - a down east kitchen party! We heard about what...More

2  Thank SueOborn
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I have been wanting to visit here for the past year. Being very English, I hesitated. Today my boyfriend (who is french) and I decided to go!!! Best desicion. When we first arrived we talked to the lady's at the front desk to discuss everything,...More

1  Thank Tamara R
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This little jewel can be found on an island in the middle of Buctouche. The village brings the world of Antonine Maillet to life with carefully preserved historic buildings and characters from the novels. The atmosphere is festive and musical with live stage shows going...More

Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

if you are looking for a quiet place to visit this the is the ideal place to go to. their poutine is so good and hearty and their clam chowder is to die for. now the only time to go is during august this is...More

Thank Carolyn R
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James H
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Response from Fay T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Le Pays de la Sagouine should be open at that time. You will truly enjoy your visit.
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James H
14 February 2018|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain but we visited on the 23rd September last year so a good chance!
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