Cacao Village, French Guiana

Visit Cacao Village, a town surrounded by fields of orchids, and shop for local products. The village, as a Hmong community, is most famous for its Sunday market, where you’ll find a lively atmosphere of locals selling exotic produce, flowers, arts, and crafts. Settle down on one of the market benches and be sure to try the local soup specialty. Once you’re done browsing, visit the nearby butterfly farm to view a colorful array of plants and insects. Use our Macouria holiday app to arrange your visit to Cacao Village and other attractions in Macouria.
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  • A piece of the huge forest, Hmong made this village, a Guyanese agriculture Center. Every Sunday is a very local, very colourful market where you can eat specialties. There is also a museum devoted to insects, spiders, butterflies, and local life blue glider... the guide is an attraction in itself.
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  • Very nice visit to the Museum of the butterfly. Philippe makes us discover butterflies but not only: a part of the history of French Guiana and many animals other than butterflies... Wealth of information, humour and anecdotes. A must see!
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  • Small market of course but very much alive, there are largely what to eat on the spot. Local handicrafts.
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