Everything Vieux Carré and Marigny

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Tour Number

Activity Level

334107


Categories

Local Experience, First Time Visitor, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Founders, French, Spanish, and American History, Voodoo, Jazz, Fires, Ghosts, and a few jokes.


This tour is designed for the enjoyment of youth and adults alike. We'll take to the streets and hear the stories that have formed this unique city. After this tour you'll have an understanding of life for the founders and those that lived in the city under the French and Spanish control. You'll have a depper understanding of why Jazz and Voodoo flourished here. We'll walk past old Civil War Hospitals, Haunted Hotels, and the houses said to be one of the most haunted house in America, the Madame Delphine Lalaurie mansion. We'll walk through the streets at our own pace and explore the City that Care Forgot.

We'll also be taking the river front street car to the end of the quarter and be entering the faubourg marigny.

Please note that while we'll be taking breaks that we'll be walking 20(+) blocks.

Itinerary

- Pick up inside of Hotel Montelone's lobby
- Introductions and brief presentation what guests can expect
- Walk towards the river and get on the river front streetcar
- Walk through the Art Market:
- Walk into the Marigny and go into Snug Harbor
- Walk back into the French Quarter and visit "haunted sites". Note that these are private residences and we'll not be able to walk in.
- Walk past Borubon street to Dauphine street and visit inside of a haunted hotel/bar. This will be our last bathroom/refreshment break.
- Walk back to our meeting location while continuing to share stories.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We will be meeting in the lobby of Hotel Monteleone.

214 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

End location: We will end the tour outside of our meeting place, Hotel Monteleone.

214 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Duration: 3 hours

Please allow up to an hour for extra time. Large groups tend to move slower and the wait for the streecar could be up to 15 minutes. Also, depending on their enjoyment, the group can spend 30 minutes listening to Jazz.

Also, I understand you have dinner plans and I am flexible about the start time.

Transportation

We will be walking and taking the street car.

What’s Included

Other: This is primarliy a walking tour with your private New Orleans guide. Also included is streetcar fare for your party.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 USD - We'll be stopping for restroom breaks where you can buy soda to go or a cocktail for the adults.
We'll also be stopping into the world famous Snug Harbor Jazz resturant to listen to some music.
Here you can get a snack if you like. Please do not order a full meal as we will only be listening to music for 30 minutes and then continuing on our path.

What’s Extra

Other: You may want to bring $20 to purchase food from a 'chef incubator' I will be taking you to in the St. Roch neighborhood.

A Recent Review of this tour

Matt was very knowledgeable and lots of fun! We all had a great time!
Jean Reid

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