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French Quarter Tour with Bourbon Street, Presbytere, Haunted House and Beignets

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    Pass By: Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA

    Your tour starts near Bourbon Street where you’ll meet your local expert guide and small group of no more than 20 people. Surrounded by the 24-hour party, you’ll set off to learn how this area developed from a seedy slum into one of the preeminent pleasure districts in the United States. Along the way, you’ll pass through hotbeds of vice like the Tango Belt, Storyville, Pirate Alley, and Exchange Place and see the bars and flophouses that hosted the unique mingling of cultures that we have come to call “Creole”. You’ll also swing into a bar to learn about (and enjoy if you wish) one of the many cocktails created in the French Quarter and pause on Royal Street to see some of the best street musicians in America and learn about the creation of Jazz music.


    Pass By: Jackson Square, 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234

    From there, your guide will take you to Jackson Square where you’ll see landmark buildings like the Pontalba apartments (the oldest continually-occupied apartments in America), the St. Louis Cathedral and the Cabildo (where the Louisiana Purchase was signed). You’ll then step inside the Presbytere for a guided tour of the interior, including exhibits on Mardi Gras and Hurricane Katrina.

    You can’t visit New Orleans without a close encounter with the supernatural, so your next stop is one of the most haunted buildings in the city for a tour of the interior, which includes the infamous seance room. Whether you’re a skeptic or a believer, this is an experience not to be missed.


    Pass By: French Quarter, New Orleans, LA

    French Quarter

    Stop At: The Presbytere, 751 Place John Paul Deaux Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116-3205

    Presbytere

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Pontalba Buildings, 700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3372

    Pontalba Apartments

    Pass By: Cabildo, 701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130

    Cabildo

    Pass By: St. Louis Cathedral, 615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3291

    St. Louis Cathedral

    Pass By: French Market, 1008 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3406

    After swinging through the old French Market and stopping at the best spot to take pictures of Jackson Square, you’ll end on a high note with a visit to Cafe du Monde, home to the city’s most beloved donuts or beignets. Your guide will buy you one then take you down to the riverfront to watch the steamboats go up and down the mighty Mississippi River.
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    Departure Point
    Hard Rock Cafe, 125 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    768 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Inclusions
    • Tickets to the Presbytere
    • Beignet from the Cafe du Monde
    • Local Expert Guide
    • Entry/Admission - The Presbytere
    Exclusions
    • Additional food or alcohol purchases
    • Hotel Pick-Up / Drop-Off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • The walking portion of the tour is outdoors rain or shine, so please dress appropriately. Ponchos are recommended for rain while umbrellas are recommended for shade.
    • Please alert us to any dietary restrictions upon booking.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Our guide Rene was excellent and knew so much about the area that it was so fun. He went over so much of the historical information that it was really fun and great to hear.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Mariacorn
    TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the French Quarter with Rene! His insight and humor make every visit one to remember!

    Reviewed 16 August 2019 via mobile

    Timothy our tour guild was great! Very knowledgeable and fun. He took us to the most wonderful antique shop which was just amazing, we was lucky enough to be shown into a private area. We enjoyed the museum also. Cannot recommend this tour anymore. Thanks...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Dave S
    TakeWalks, Public Relations Manager at Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2019

    Dear Dave S, Thank you for writing such a kind review of your tour you took with us! We are so glad that your time with Timothy in the French Quarter. Timothy knows all the most fascinating sites and can usually sweet-talk his way into...More

    Reviewed 6 July 2019 via mobile

    Timothy was an excellent tour guide. Enjoy the sites. I would recommend him for a tour. The Cafe Du Monde beignets are excellent. ThanksMore

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Lhend718
    TakeWalks, Public Relations Manager at Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2019

    Hello Lhend718, Thank you for writing such a thoughtful review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed this tour and your time with Timothy! He is very passionate and knowledgeable about all things NOLA and we're very proud to have him on our...More

    Reviewed 6 July 2019 via mobile

    Great time with my husband and two girls. Tour guide knew the area well and was cari g to the needs of our girls.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Maria H
    TakeWalks, Public Relations Manager at Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2019

    Hello Maria H, So glad that you had a great time in New Orleans with your family and that y'all enjoyed this tour! We hope you continued to enjoy the beauty of NOLA and take Walks with us again soon! Warmest regards, The Walks Team

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