New Orleans Bike Tour: French Quarter & Cemetery Exploration
19 Ratings
New Orleans
Experience the vibrant neighborhoods of New Orleans on a bike tour through the French Quarter and St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery. Discover hidden gems, learn about local customs, and get insider recommendations from passionate local guides.
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • French Quarter - Bike through one of the oldest neighborhoods in the country.
  • St. Louis Cathedral - Admire the beautiful architecture of the oldest operating Catholic church in the US.
  • Jackson Square - Walk around the center of the old city and take in the local art and street performers.
  • St Vincent De Paul Cemetery - The St Vincent De Paul Cemetery, also known as Louisa Street Cemetery, was established in 1844. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about New Orleans unique funerary practices in this fascinating “city of the dead”.
  • Frenchmen Street - Pedal up and down the lively music district. Your guide will point to where the best bands are playing that night.
  • Royal Street - Cruise by some of the most beautiful balconies and galleries in the city. Stop to hear some live music from the many street performers up and down the street.
  • Marigny - Enjoy the charming Creole neighborhood known as Faubourg Marigny.
What's Included
  • Bottled water provided
  • Complimentary poncho
  • Safety helmet included
  • Bicycle use for the tour
  • Experienced local guide
What's Not Included
  • Our guides are great, please don’t forget them. Gratuity is not included in the price.
Additional Information

Our exploration begins with a bike ride through the picturesque Bywater and Marigny areas, brimming with stunning architecture and hidden treasures frequented by locals. We’ll visit St Vincent de Paul Cemetery, offering insights into our unique funeral traditions. We will then take a tour through the historical French Quarter, with your guide sharing tales of New Orleans and its iconic personalities, as well as suggesting must-visit locales in the city. Highlights of our tour include Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, Frenchmen St, and more as we leisurely cycle through the city’s oldest and most vibrant Creole neighborhoods.

Paved Paradise Tours is an intimate, operator-owned entity offering a genuinely local viewpoint. When you join us, you’ll be in the company of one of the proprietors, guaranteeing a top-notch experience. Witness the city through the lens of a connoisseur who is passionate about New Orleans and is eager for you to fall in love with it as well.

  • Please provide heights of all children so we can determine the correct bike size.
  • Please be aware that the itinerary listed is a broad overview. Not every tour will be able to make every stop.
  • Tours operate rain or shine. In the event of dangerous weather we will work with you to reschedule or refund.
3027 Chartres St
Chartres Street
LOCATION: This tour begins and end at Dr. Bob's Folk Art, 3027 Chartres St, New Orleans. Our shop is the first building on the left as you enter the gate. Please arrive 10min before your scheduled departure time.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
(19 Ratings)
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Jun 3, 2024
Local vibes! - We loved this tour. Deeply appreciated the neighborhood perspective, the music and history lesson! Awesome way to learn about the city from a local perspective. Thank you!
Review provided by Viator
Apr 27, 2024
Great NOLA bike tour - Great tour. Justin was a fantastic guide. Our group of nine got a private tour and was able to pick our spots to stop along the way.
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Apr 7, 2024
Great Experience - This was a fantastic experience! Our guide was very knowledgeable and kept a good pace the entire ride, she gave us a few breaks at different key spots but kept good time as well. It was a very good activity to do to hear some history and explore the area!
Review provided by Viator
Mar 10, 2024
Family Friendly - Our guide was Tonya, and she was fantastic! She was very knowledgeable about the history and culture of New Orleans. It was a very easy bike ride and the bikes were in good shape. We did the French Quarter and Cemetery tour with our family of five. This was a GREAT way to see New Orleans. Free parking was provided at Dr. Bob's Folk Art.
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Aug 13, 2023
Awesome experience! - Tonya our tour guide was very informative and super awesome. I would definitely recommend this company.
Review provided by Viator
May 25, 2023
GREAT EXPERIENCE - Absolutely fantastic tour! We were a group of ten women and we all had the best time. Tonya was our guide and she was extremely knowledgeable. We all learned so much about this wonderful city. She went and above and beyond in so many ways to exceed our expectations. 10/10 experience. I would recommend to anyone. Great way to cover a large amount of space with unencumbered views and flexibility to stop and enjoy the local watering holes.
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May 21, 2023
Great bike tour - Really enjoyed the bike tour yesterday with Carina. She was an excellent guide and brought us to really cool spots. Everything felt very safe too. I would highly recommend.
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Apr 24, 2023
Great Tour - We had a great time this past weekend touring the french quarter and NOLA cemeteries. Brian our guide was very attentive to our 9 and 11 year old kids, answering their constant questions. I would highly recommend to anyone with a couple of hours to spare in NOLA.
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Apr 16, 2023
Great bike tour! - Our guide was very knowledgeable, and it was a very fun experience! Definitely the best way to explore NOLA.
Review provided by Viator
Jan 30, 2023
A Site to See! - This tour was GREAT! Justin showed us beautiful murals and made sure we were safe in our travels. Riding through Jackson Square and stopping to hear the history made the tour well worth the ride.
Review provided by Viator
Select Date and Tickets
up to 10 guests
1 Adult
July 2024