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Crescent City & Cemetery Luxury Driving Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

399201


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Under Louisiana Law any child below 6 years old or 60 Lbs is required to ride in a car seat.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

The City of New Orleans to The Cities of the Dead


You will start with a leisurely ride through some of New Orleans most iconic neighborhoods, including the French Quarter, Garden District, Uptown/Carrolton, Mid-City, and the University Area.

Laid out in 1833 the Garden District was "one of the earliest expressions of the Greek Revival to appear in New Orleans. Many of the streets still bear the names of the nine muses of Greek Mythology, and many of the mid-19th century Greek Revival and Italianate homes remain.

We will visit many of the quintesential cemeteries while in the French Quarter, Garden District, and Mid-City. Over time the cemeteries, with elaborate sculptures and other artwork embellishing the tombs, have come
to come to resemble small villages. They are known by the nickname of "Cities of the Dead. "

Itinerary

You have the ability to schedule the start of the tour anytime from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Unless customized the tour will typically start with a brief tour of the View Carre, or "Old Square", the Original City, as well St Louis Cemetery #2.
We will then head upriver to the "American Sector" know as the Garden District to take in the sites of some of cities most elegant and historically significant residences.
Laid out in 1806 the Garden District was "one of the earliest expressions of the Greek Revival to appear in New Orleans. Many of the streets still bear the names of the nine muses of Greek Mythology.
Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 is the oldest of the seven municipal, city-operated cemeteries in New Orleans. I
We will ride through City park and make a stop at St Louis Cemetery #3 before finishing up at the drop-off location.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We will meet at a predetermined location in New Orleans.
Hotel, AirBnB, or other specified location around tow

End location: We will end the tour at a predetermined location in New Orleans.
Hotel, AirBnB, or other specified location around tow

Duration: 4 hours

Traffic, weather and other factors may effect time.

Transportation

Luxury 4 Passenger Black on Black 2014 Volvo XC90
Luxury 4 Passenger Graphite 2015 Mercedes ML 350.
Both vehicles have full leather interior and excellent AC/Heat.

What’s Included

- Luxury narrated tour by a licensed guide
- Transportation
- Pickup and Dropoff

Estimated Local Cash Needed

35 US Dollar - Food, Beverage, Souvenirs, and Admission for any added atractions

What’s Extra

Food, beverage, any admissions or non-scheduled charges, souvenirs and expenses not covered in the tour.

Restrictions

N/A

A Recent Review of this tour

Wonderful first experience in New Orleans! Andrew was very knowledgeable and shared so many unique facts during our visit. =)
Angie Osborne

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