Le Pays de la Sagouine located in New Brunswick, Canada is based on the novel of the famous writer Antonine Maillet. The Le Pays de la Sagouine celebrates French Acadian culture. The theme of the village constructed in Bouctouche on island (Flea Island / Île-aux-Puces) follows the design and architecture as described in novel Le Pays de la Sagouine. This is where the place gets its name and popularity.
The writer Antonine Maillet was highly impressed by the Acadian life and has written a lot about them. She is an author of more than 40 novels. La Sagouine was her award winning novel that described in detail the depths of Acadian culture. Le Pays de la Sagouine is a place that serves to renew the Acadian culture.
The main objective of Le Pays de la Sagouine is not only to entertain the visitors but also to take them on a journey into history. The connection Le Pays de la Sagouine builts with the past helps the today’s generation to understand that time and remember their roots. The culture modernises and develops but with a strong deep rooted base.
Le Pays de la Sagouine is a cultural destination that attracts 68,000 people per season. The interesting fact is that this number far exceeds the population of Bouctouche which is 2,426. The people are amused by the events, theatre performances and cultural festivals held in Le Pays de la Sagouine. There is also a restaurant named l’Ordre du bon on site which serves the visiting people.
Most of the people review this amazing cultural destination to be a good learning spot for their kids as this place delivers the knowledge of history in an absorbing manner. There are tales, skits and several other festivities that make it informative for everyone. The locale for this living history village is excellent with the scenic views of Buctouche River. This enriching destination is a perfect place to learn about the French culture and is worth a visit.