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Vermillionville Package Tour

Bayou boat ride, Acadian village self-guided tour and lunch buffet is a good value tour package... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Coppell, Texas, USA
Nice Historic Village

Our two couples visited this very nice historic village near Lafayette and truly enjoyed it as... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Gatineau, Canada
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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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300 Fisher Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508-2028
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

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

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Reviewed August 3, 2018

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.

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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Learned about the Creole and Acadian culture. Authentic homes to tour, had some fun live swamp music. Stopped for food afterwards, was good. Enjoyable and affordable family event.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Great walk with all the family and in seeing the history. Most of these people live it as though they were still in that time. A few exceptions air conditioning being one of them. La Cuisiene De Maman is great. Have a buffet on Fridays...More

Thank Starfixer
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Good restaurant. However, for the money I believe there are better choices in Lafayette. However, it’s definitely worth a try. No complaints but it’s got a lot of competition in this town famous for its good food.

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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

One of the coolest places to go in Lafayette la. Had a great time and a beautiful place to visit. Was great time

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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

This portion of american history gains of being better known. The village shows how Cajun / Creole “french” Americans were living. As a Canadian, we learned a lot how and reasons why that happened but not how these people were living down south. Actually, you’ll...More

Thank MikeCA_01
Reviewed July 9, 2018

What a great experience~stepping back in time. Everyone was so gracious, informative, and happy to be reliving the history of their state of Louisiana. The food was really good and surprisingly inexpensive! Loved it here!

Thank Valencia & Mich... P
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Fun day trip from New Orleans. Beautiful grounds and interesting glimpse into daily lives and living situations of early Louisiana.

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July 22, 2018|
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Response from VanyaLosAngeles | Reviewed this property |
No, not walking distance but a short drive.
February 22, 2017|
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Response from 128kodak | Reviewed this property |
The area is a park and you can take you dog and walk there but, they are not admitted to the historical buildings inside unless service dogs.
May 25, 2016|
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Response from djnToronto | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall seeing pets, but there was an alligator sitting on the riverbank - if you do take the dog keep an eye on it!