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Welcome to New Orleans


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Welcome to New Orleans


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The city of NEW ORLEANS

New Orleans is a city of many names: The City that care forgot, the Big Easy, the Accidental city, the Crescent city, and the city of Jazz. Settled nearly three centuries ago on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River by the French, New Orleans has some of the richest history of any city in America. Tennessee Williams once famously said "America has only three cities: New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans. Everywhere else is Cleveland."

New Orleans can put on a show like nowhere else in America. From the incredible range of regional food to the world-class music playing daily on the streets of the French Quarter, this city of just over one million people entertains more 10 million visitors a year. The sights, the smells, the tastes, the people, the sounds and the experiences that you have here take hold of you and don't let go. You always come back, or like some of us, you never leave. 

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Our Tours


Historic walking tours of New Orleans' most beautiful and intriguing sites

Our Tours


Historic walking tours of New Orleans' most beautiful and intriguing sites

French Quarter Tour

This leisurely stroll through the lower quarter is a perfect introduction to the history, lore, and culture of the city of New Orleans. Most walking tours bring you through the busy and loud upper French Quarter, this tour will bring you down river to explore the residential part of the quarter and the famed Frenchmen Street. You'll learn about the colorful history of New Orleans from our expert storytellers! There's plenty to see as we pass the Ursuline convent, the Beauregard House, the US Mint and Washington Square Park. This small-group tour makes it easy to ask questions and take photos. 

Nous proposons egalement les visites en francais avec un guide francophone :

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Cemetery Tour

This one-hour tour through the oldest above ground cemetery in New Orleans is not to be missed.  The beautiful and haunting "City of the Dead" is one of the top things to see while visiting New Orleans, and it's here that you'll learn about burial practices, Storyville, Jazz funerals, and Voodoo. See the tombs of Marie Laveau, Homer Plessy, Bernard De Marigny, and Eteinne Bore, and discover how we manage to put thousands and thousands of bodies in one city block. Do you know what famous living actor has already purchased a tomb inside?

Afro-Creole Tour

The colorful Afro-Creole history of New Orleans is where so many of our great traditions come from. From Jazz music to second-line parades, and from Mardi Gras Indians to gumbo, the contributions to the culture of New Orleans by Afro-Creoles is undeniably rich. This incredible tour is led by a 6th generation Creole from New Orleans and will bring it all home and help you understand what makes this city so incredibly unique. 

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A place to stay


A place to stay


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The Marigny Apartment

If you're looking for a room near to all the buzz, we have a spacious one-bedroom apartment one block off the famed Frenchmen street and centrally located in the Marigny. You are steps away from 14 music clubs and dozens of restaurants, bars and art galleries. The French Quarter is four blocks away, the new Rampart streetcar line is one block away and the Bywater is also only about a five minute walk. The apartment features high ceilings, original cypress flooring, a soaker tub and a full kitchen. Sleeps four. 

Have Questions?


Have Questions?


 

Questions? Concerns? Something we didn't mention? Feel free to call (504) 710-6205. Unless we are actively giving a tour we will answer the phone until 9pm. If you want to arrange a private tour or a special tour or have some special considerations please feel free to contact us below, we will answer promptly. 

 

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