Historian-Led French Quarter Walking Tour in New Orleans

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Tour the storied streets of the three-century-old French Quarter with a historian, beginning on the banks of the Mississippi and moving through the renowned streets and landmarks of New Orleans.

Duration:  2hrs
Cancellation:  1.0hrs
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  • The vibrant history of New Orleans is brought to life on a 2-hour historian-led French Quarter walking tour
  • Even the well-informed traveler will gain deeper insight into one of the world’s most authentic, diverse, and beloved cities
  • The French Quarter or Vieux Carre (Old Square) is the original French city founded more than 300 years ago
  • Learn about the complex heritage of New Orleans, from the founding by the French, the rule of the Spanish, and the purchase by the Americans
  • Gain an understanding of the striking diversity of NOLA, and how slaves and free people of color here made a huge impact on America and the world!
  • Understand the importance of Congo Square, the difference between Creoles and Cajuns, and the truth about New Orleans Voodoo
  • New Orleans is a cultural mixing that gave rise to distinctive architecture, delectable cuisine, and the birth of Jazz

What's Included

  • See the French Market (oldest operating public market in America), an elevated view of the Mississippi River (the river that created the city), Frenchman Street (real street to listen to music), the residential French Quarter, Jackson Square ( heart of the city), the St. Louis Cathedral, Carriageways, and Courtyards, and the story of New Orleans.

Cancellation policy

  • Rain or Shine

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Apr 5, 2021
Good info, well presented. I especially appreciated how we were kept away from the crowds and the noise until the very end.
Apr 5, 2021
Highly recommend this tour. Very enjoyable . Our Guide, Tim , was very knowledgeable & interesting . He was able to answer all our questions. We Learned a lot regarding New Orleans as a city & its incredible History.
Mar 15, 2021
Tim was an amazing tour guide...highly recommend!!
Feb 27, 2021
Tour was very educational, and fun just to walk around and see the famous sites.
Feb 26, 2020
Very enjoyable and educational
Jan 15, 2020
Oct 20, 2019
We were the only 2 people on our tour on the French Quarter walking tour (2 hours). The guide was very good, he is a college professor and is a guide part time. Provided a lot of history of New Orleans and the French Quarter. Highly recommend.


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