The New Orleans French Quarter Historical tour

The New Orleans French Quarter Historical tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy one of New Orleans' most original and popular tours
  • Explore the enchanting Colonial-style French Quarter
  • Discover interesting and alluring historical facts about the Big Easy's most famous district
What to expect

Explore the remarkable streets of the Vieux Carre where the documented history is better than fiction. From the dynamic Mississippi River to the serene courtyards, discover everything from the outrageous colonial history to Creole culture, piracy and architectural masterpieces.
The French Quarter walking tour includes the Mississippi River or the “Father of Waters” – this mythological body of water has provided New Orleans with its reason for being. We also tour the French Market, the oldest open-air market in the nation, and see the Ursuline Convent, the oldest building in the Mississippi River Valley.
Enter Jackson Square and views its architectural magnificence, including St. Louis Cathedral; the Cabildo and the Presbytere, Spanish colonial buildings which flank the cathedral; the Pontalba Buildings, the oldest apartments in the U.S.; and the statue of Andrew Jackson.
Experience the lush atmosphere of a Creole courtyard where you will learn about the complexities of Creole society, including the system of "placage" at the Quadroon Ballroom. The tour includes New Orleans’ singular history of slavery and the St. Louis Exchange.
The tour also stops at Pirate’s Alley, the scene of daring pirate prison escapes and a legendary dueling ground.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Local expert guide
    What's not included
    • Water
    • Food and beverages
    • Tips (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Children (ages 6-12)
    Where

    New Orleans, USA

    Meeting point:

    Please meet in front of Cafe Beignet on 334 Royal Street, next to the Police Station.

    What to remember
    • Please wear weather-appropriate comfortable clothes and shoes
    • Depending on weather circumstances please bring sunscreen, water, a hat, and an umbrella
    • Don't forget your camera!
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    When

    Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability

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    Provider
    Historic Tours / Batture Press, Inc.
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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