French Quarter Walking Tour in New Orleans

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Experience the heart of the city on a guided walking tour and find yourself immersed in the history of all the colorful characters who lived here, such as the Baroness de Pontalba, privateer Jean Lafitte, and the adventurous Ursuline nuns.

Duration:  2hrs - 2hrs 30mins
Cancellation:  2.0hrs
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  • Walk past the oldest French Colonial building in the Mississippi Delta to see where Ursuline nuns lived many years ago
  • See the ornate townhouse where candles lit on Good Friday in 1788 sparked the city’s most disastrous fire
  • Gain a better understanding of why the French Quarter was once called Little Palermo or Little Sicily
  • Hear the story of the Baroness de Pontalba, who had a hand in giving a Parisian feel to the beautiful Jackson Square
  • See the sights of local Creole townhouses and cottages as you hear stories about their colorful history

Additional Information

  • Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water
  • This tour is wheelchair accessible


  • Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts

Cancellation policy

  • Full refunds for cancellations made at least 2 hours in advance

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Meeting location:  615 Pere Antoine Alley




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