French Quarter Walking Tour

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Founded in 1718, the French Quarter (Vieux Carre - meaning old square) was the original settlement of this nearly 300 year old city.
Times: 4:00 PM
Duration : 2 hours


Quick Info

  • Adult: $25
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • 4PM Daily


  • Informative stroll with a licensed historian through the streets of the Viex Carre
  • Cover architecture and culture and culinary history!


Founded in 1718, the French Quarter (Vieux Carre - meaning old square) was the original settlement of this nearly 300 year old city.

See the unique architecture and the lush, inviting courtyards as you stroll through the narrow streets, soaking up the charm and ambiance of America's most interesting city.

Learn about French and Spanish rule and the Louisiana Purchase. See the Cabildo, the Prebytere, the Pontalba Buildings, St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, and the Old Ursuline Convent.

Stroll by former residences of William Faulkner and Tennessee Williams; see Cafe du Monde and the Old French Market; learn about Creoles and Cajuns and their unique cuisines.

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About New Orleans Walking Tours

What’s Included

  • Local, knowledgable and licensed guide!

What’s not Included

  • Gratuities (Customary)
  • Food or Drinks

Know Before You Go

  • Detailed check-in info, including google map link, address, etc. is included on your e-mailed e-ticket.
  • Wear comfortable shoes

What to Bring

  • Camera
  • Big Ol’ Smile
  • Sense of Adventure
  • Cash (for gratuities)

Additional Information

Tour Duration 2 hours
Date: No


Do any tours include snacks, meals or drinks?

No tours provide any snacks, drinks or meals. However, guests are always welcome to bring drinks and snacks on the coaches (please don't make a mess and dispose of your trash!) and for longer combo tours, guests are also welcome to bring their own lunches and if you advise us in the "comment" section of your order checkout, please mention that you'd like a cooler available.

During City Tours, there will be a short (approx. 20 minutes) break for guests to use the restroom or purchase snacks or drinks. At the airboat and swamp tour dock locations, there are also snacks and drinks available for purchase. On the Plantation Tours, Oak Alley has a full-restaurant as well as snack bar and several areas on the grounds for guests to purchase drinks in the warmer months. Laura Plantation offers light snacks (think chips, cookies, crackers) and drinks (water, sodas).

  1. Review by Spyder

    Tour was interesting to learn of the background of this area (Posted on 9/30/2014)

  2. Review by sarah

    Knowledgeable, engaging tour guide that made the two hours pass quickly. Responded well to our many questions. A great way to start a visit to New Orleans, and well worth the money! (Posted on 4/1/2014)

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