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New Orleans French Quarter Walking and History Tour provided by Historic New Orleans Tours

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New Orleans French Quarter Walking and History Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 10/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 10/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Walking is a great way to get to know New Orleans’ French Quarter and its seemingly endless historical attractions. On this New Orleans walking tour, stroll down cobbled avenues to top Big Easy sights, such as the French Market, Louis Armstrong Park, and Jackson Square—all while learning about the city’s rich history from your guide.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Cafe Beignet on Royal Street
    334 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Departure Point: Royal Cafe Beignet, 334 Royal Street, next to the Police Station
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  • 1
    French Quarter
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    French Market
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    Old Ursuline Convent Museum
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    Jackson Square
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    Cabildo
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    The Presbytere
    Pontalba Buildings
  • 6
    St. Louis Cathedral
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 7
    Pirates Alley
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 8
    Mississippi River
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Jackson Square
    701 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    In and around Jackson Square in the middle of the French Quarter
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Highlights
  • New Orleans French Quarter walking tour brings you to city highlights
  • See Jackson Square, the French Market, and more
  • Perfect way for first-time visitors to learn about New Orleans
  • Walking tour is more immersive than traveling by car or bus
What to Expect
After meeting your guide at a central location in the French Quarter, set off for a stroll through New Orleans’ most popular district. Follow your guide to some of the neighborhood’s interesting attractions, while listening to fun facts about New Orleans history along the way. Stroll along the Mississippi River, down to the French Market, past Ursuline Convent, and into Jackson Square. Then, visit a Creole courtyard and quadroon ballroom—generally closed to the public—for a unique chance to learn about the complexity of Creole culture and New Orleans’ past. After 2 miles (3.2 kilometers), your New Orleans walking tour concludes near the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cafe Beignet on Royal Street, 334 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Jackson Square, 701 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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JCS wrote a review 9 Apr
Virginia6 contributions
David was amazing. Enjoyed rooftop view. Great history. It was fun tolearnabout the arcitecture. Was fun
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Date of experience: April 2021
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JJKFETP wrote a review Mar 2021
Schaumburg, Illinois120 contributions50 helpful votes
I am extremely pleased with Randy's walking tour. He is very knowledgeable and amusing, and he fit in the basics with insider information. This is a recommended company.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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John N wrote a review Mar 2021
Kalgarie Western Australia2 contributions2 helpful votes
Small group very personalised tour. It was exactly what we were looking for. Great for children the tour was an overall history lesson. Thank you David for your excellent presentation.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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adinakc wrote a review Dec 2020
Austin, Texas6 contributions10 helpful votes
Wonderful tour in December during Christmas. The whole family loved it. Very informative, interesting, and fun! Would highly recommend to anyone who wants to learn about New Orleans.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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G J wrote a review Feb 2020
Weymouth, Massachusetts1 contribution1 helpful vote
Leonce was mine and my friends tour guide and let me tell you...! He was such a charmer! He was informative, patient, and the knowledge he held!!! He knows how to captivate you and makes you want to delve more into the history of the beautiful and cultural city of New Orleans! I
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Date of experience: February 2020
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coloradotourist22
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How is JFK killing linked to NOLA? - Rob will blow your mind
I had the pleasure of taking the JFK tour with Rob and it was mind blowing to say the least. Many JFK assassinati
Legend54321
Legend54321
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Awesome
Our tour guide Dave was excellent and really knew the history of the area. Even though you can’t get inside the ce
465ls
465ls
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Would not recommend
Guide arrived 10 minutes late and was not happy with the quality of the tour. The walking tour in my guide book wou
angelalW7075XT
angelalW7075XT
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Fun, informative tour!
Our guide was an excellent older gentleman who knew the Garden District very well and was engaging and informative.
NorthStar535638
NorthStar535638
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Awesome tour!
David was an awesome tour guide! He is so knowledgeable about the history of the city and was able to answer any qu
emilybU7547KW
emilybU7547KW
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Great tour!
We loved our tour with Dave! We ended up getting a private tour and it was perfect. Dave was very knowledgeable and
511shamekaa
511shamekaa
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Awesome Tour
OMG!!! Awesome Tour. Our guide was Rob. Our group was small, which I think was a plus. My 12 year(althought she got
Andrew_M1785P
Andrew_M1785P
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Great tour with lots of information!
Our tour guide Rob was great! He was very knowledgeable. We were disappointed that the cemetery was closed, but R
Getaway209834
Getaway209834
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March 2021
The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and a born and raised local. You will learn so much more about the city
70michelledu
70michelledu
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Excellent New Orleans Tour
This was a great tour of New Orleans historic cemeteries, in spite of the fact we weren’t able to enter the cemeter
579alisab
579alisab
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Best tour ever!
Booked this tour for my birthday trip to New Orleans and Simply put, this tour was amazing and our guide David was
briancJ6012NS
briancJ6012NS
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Fantastic Tour
Fantastic tour, had a great time. Our guide was incredible, we would absolutely do this tour again. Nice sized grou
Bumbles289
Bumbles289
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Great experience and very detailed information
I enjoyed all parts of the tour. The cemetary was closed but we still walked around to all entrances so we could
Mamiford
Mamiford
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That house has HOW many rooms??
Dave Robers is one of those marvelous gems you are lucky to get for a walking tour. First he gets a sense of what y
vance271
vance271
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Highly recommended, Dave was great!
Wonderful tour! Our guide Dave was very nice and knowledgeable and answered all of our questions (and we had a lot)
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
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