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Get a taste of life for the 18th-century Acadian settlers in this 23-acre village with meticulously recreated period homes, costumed staff demonstrating arts and crafts and a restaurant serving Cajun and Creole food.
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Absolutely the best homemade Cajun food I had. Walking through the village and experiencing the demonstrations and interpretive was fun and educational. Even pulling yourself across a bayou on a ferry was fun.
We visited on a Sunday because of the authentic Acadian Sunday dinner and dancing entertainment. Both were wonderful. The displays are also informative and interesting including trappers, weavers, ranchers, school, church, and more. The artists were knowledgeable, but I wish there had been more. An...More
We specifically planned to visit Vermillionville on a Sunday so we could tour the village as well as enjoy music in the performance hall from 1-4pm. Fabulous all the way around--we toured the different parts of the village and had expert docents explaining the history....More
We spent a few hours here and were lucky enough to be around for the regular Saturday afternoon jam session, with about 20 musicians gathering to make Cajun music. This is a slow time of year so there were fewer interpreters and artisans around, but...More
Bayou boat ride, Acadian village self-guided tour and lunch buffet is a good value tour package. The boat ride is an hour and 1/2; mostly consisting of water and landscape scenery. Buffet items consisted of two entrees & sides. The food was fair; with a...More
Our two couples visited this very nice historic village near Lafayette and truly enjoyed it as French Canadians with ancestors who got deported in Louisiana centuries ago. We were very well received by the staff at the ticket office who enjoyed practicing their French with...More
The city of Vermilionville is a place to visit and experience the history of Louisiana. The culture is so different here and the southern hospitality is at the top of the list. Will always remember my time here and so will you.