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Le Pays de la Sagouine

57 Acadie Street, Bouctouche, New Brunswick E4S 2T7, Canada
506-743-1400
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Bouctouche
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Theaters, Performances
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Waterville, Maine
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The setting for this living history village is outstanding. The views from the boardwalk as you approach the site in the middle of the Buctouche River are picture perfect. The musical performances were excellent. If you don't speak French, however, your experience will be limited as the storytellers and skits are in French. The publicity said to identify yourself as... More

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Trenton, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
54 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Le Pays de la Sagouine is a village based on a book and a television show, much like Avonlea in PEI is based on Anne of Green Gables. To get you money's worth, plan on staying the whole day. You may even want to read the book and watch the episodes, to get a sense of what to expect. I... More

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Cape Tormentine NB
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I really enjoyed our visit to Pays de la Sagouine. It is a beautiful spot and the music and food was excellent. I especially enjoyed the music.

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Peterborough, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We just spent the day here and I had some convincing to do. Both kids (9 & 12) were complaining that it would be boring as we arrived and my husband was clearly only there to please me. But everyone was won over pretty quickly by the lively characters. We enjoyed chatting with the barber, listening to music, and stories... More

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Halifax, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This was so much more than expected. The more you participate the more you learn and enjoy what is going on. It's in French so some understanding is a plus but you can certainly enjoy the music regardless. It is so upbeat that it's difficult to stay put. The stories are so good and a must to hear as they... More

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Moncton, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We went to the Acadian day ''tintamarre'' on august 15th 2013 that took us from Downtown Bouctouche to the Pays de la sagouine with our two toddlers, it was amazing! The entertainment was great, the kids got their faces painted and really loved it! The Acadian spirit is really captured during this day. It did take us a very long... More

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Dieppe, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We attended the Xmas dinner theater show. laughed out heads off. they sure know how to bring entertainment to the public. worth the trip

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Riverview, NB
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This cultural gem is an treasure for those of you who like history and want to learn a bit more about the Acadian culture and food found here in New Brunswick. If you can go to the French versions, it is better but they do offer English versions...check with the facility to find out when. Well worth the visit!

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Fort Kent, Maine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We spent an afternoon there this summer, and caught a nice bunch of musicians (Les Bagosseux) performing on stage. They happened to be touring New Brunswick promoting the World Acadian Congress 2014. It was an excellent show, and the Island is a great place to visit.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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267 reviews 267 reviews
96 attraction reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We stopped by Le pays de la Sagouine earlier this month as part of a New Brunswick tour and I was really impressed by this historically themed attraction. We were shown around by a lovely lady who had a fiddler with her, they took us to a mock up of a kitchen party where they explained this tradition and taught... More

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