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French Quarter Stroll

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    From: $30 USD per person
  • Duration

    2 Hours

  • Avg Distance

    About a Mile.

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Sunday 10 am or as a Private Tour

  • Starting Location

    Little Vic's Cafe 719 Toulouse Street

  • Price Includes

    An introduction to one of New Orleans' oldest and most famous neighborhoods, dogs optional. We are highly recommended by Frommer's, Virgin Atlantic Magazine, Curve, Man About World, and many others!

  • Notes

    Our daily groups are small, never more than 12 participants. You deserve the best. Enjoy the benefit of having a local, native historian showing you around the neighborhood where he lives! Dogs, ok!

Highlights

  • Gather in the Courtyard of a gracious Creole Cottage and learn of the mysteries of French and Spanish provincial life with G L-f de Villiers tours.
  • Hear remarks on the influence of women while studying Spanish and French 18th and 19th century architecture along storied rues Toulouse and Royale.
  • Hear of Napoleon, the garçonniere, and placage on the banquettes of rue Chartres to Jackson Square, the Pontalbas, and the lovely St. Louis Cathedral.
  • Slip down picturesque Pirates Alley to the homes of William Faulkner, Truman Capote, Tennessee Williams, and the playground of Lillian Hellman.
  • See the Cabildo, the Presbytere, Madame John's Legacy, and others, such as the Beauregard-Keyes Mansion, the Old Ursuline Convent, and Cafe Amelie.

Trip Info

You are transported through the cultural whys and wherefores of the magical Vieux Carre. The excursion is a perfect introduction to life in the French Quarter, expressed, as it should be, in lively detail and humor.

Questions are always welcome on our small group tours. We cover important topics such a music, lifestyle, what it means to be Creole, architecture, history, food, and our particular joie de vivre, famous throughout the world!

Available as a tailored, Private Tour on your schedule for up to six guests at $200. Booking available on our web site. We are renown for Real History and the Best Gossip!

We are your community-based tour provider since 1989.

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