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A tradition of great oyster bars runs deep in the history of Abbeville thanks to the first 19th century oystermen who used the Vermillion River flowing through town as an avenue to sell their fresh harvest. Abbeville remains a destination for oyster lovers who satisfy their cravings at a cluster of modern mollusk emporiums. The city's French heritage runs deeper still, beginning with its founder, the Catholic missionary Père Antoine Désiré Mégret, who in 1843 named Abbeville for his hometown in France. He modeled the town's original plan after a typical French village, and today Magdalen Square gives Abbeville a picturesque downtown center with its gazebo, fountain and the historic St. Mary Magdalen Church. Abbeville is home to several annual festivals, including the Giant Omelette Festival each November when cooks prepare a 5,000-egg specimen outdoors. Downtown offers shopping, art galleries, museums and history tours, while birding trails and golf beckon nearby.

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    2115 Charity St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Newly remodeled motel with a friendly staff. Large, clean rooms with king, queen or double beds. Kitchenette suites available. Movie theater, health club, Dollar Store, CVS and bingo hall located...
    City: Abbeville
    200 S. State St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    A non-profit community theater located in historic, downtown Abbeville. Theatrical performances are held throughout the year with at least one Children's Guild production held for younger audiences.
    City: Abbeville
    10218 LA Hwy. 82 Abbeville, LA 70510
    Cajun Chef Caro, creator of Cajun Power® products, began cooking at a young age. He started helping his mother in the kitchen and soon discovered his passion for cooking. His mother, Getrude,...
    City: Abbeville
    405 E. St. Victor St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Parish library providing material of all kinds including books, DVD's, books on tape and more. Free internet access available in all branches. Meeting room facilities available in three branches.
    City: Abbeville
    1905 Veterans Memorial Dr. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Sure, Vermilion Parish is known for our food, but we’re more than a great meal - peaceful towns, authentic Cajun culture, family-friendly festivals, marshlands teeming with wildlife...
    City: Erath
    18314 Live Oak Rd. Erath, LA 70533
    Historic site with restored grotto on Bayou Vermilion. Enjoy birding, fishing & picnics in a 'lil' bit of Heaven on Earth.' FREE and open to public daily.
    City: Abbeville
    Vermillion Parish Tourist Commission Abbeville, LA 70511
    Vermilion Parich's coastal prairie lands, marshlands and areas along Bayou Vermilion are great areas for birders. Our newest addition to the Gueydan area in western Vermilion Parish is a flock of...
    City: Abbeville
    200 N. Magdalen Sq. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Cultural Center and Museum in downtown Abbeville that features exhibits by local artists. We also have exhibits on the Omelette Festival, artifacts from the Vermilion Historical Society and more....
    City: Abbeville
    2118 S. State St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Selected as One of the Top 25 RV Parks in America. Small and unique RV Park w/ full hookups, & free wireless Internet. 20 min. from Laf. & New Iberia; In the heart of Cajun...
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A tradition of great oyster bars runs deep in the history of Abbeville thanks to the first 19th century oystermen who used the Vermillion River flowing through town as an avenue to sell their fresh harvest. Abbeville remains a destination for oyster lovers who satisfy their cravings at a cluster of modern mollusk emporiums. The city's French heritage runs deeper still, beginning with its founder, the Catholic missionary Père Antoine Désiré Mégret, who in 1843 named Abbeville for his hometown in France. He modeled the town's original plan after a typical French village, and today Magdalen Square gives Abbeville a picturesque downtown center with its gazebo, fountain and the historic St. Mary Magdalen Church. Abbeville is home to several annual festivals, including the Giant Omelette Festival each November when cooks prepare a 5,000-egg specimen outdoors. Downtown offers shopping, art galleries, museums and history tours, while birding trails and golf beckon nearby.

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