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1-Day Itinerary - Experience our Acadian Culture

1-Day Itinerary - Experience our Acadian Culture

Experience the Acadian joie de vivre and learn all about Moncton's history.

Day 1


Start your day by visiting the Moncton Market, where local vendors showcase products that celebrate regional foods and traditions, and are made from locally-sourced ingredients or materials. Enjoy some breakfast and snacks while you discover the Market's many offerings.

Then head to the Pays de la Sagouine for a few hours to dance, laugh and celebrate with the characters of "La Sagouine" at their charming village.  You'll discover exactly what is meant by Acadian joie de vivre.  

Moncton Market 

Pays de la Sagouine :



After tasting some Acadian cuisine for lunch and learning where their interesting names come from, make your way down the Acadian Coast to the town of Shediac.  Explore the town and get your picture taken with the "World's Largest Lobster" which is located at the Visitor Information Centre.

Shediac :


While you're in Shediac, head towards Pointe-du-Chêne for a lobster boat cruise.  Shediac Bay Cruises will entertain you and serve you lobster on board as you learn the history of lobster fishing.  They'll even teach you how to cook, crack, and eat lobster the Acadian way.

Shediac Bay Cruises :