Explore French Quarter history through tales of prostitution. Learn about unforgettable characters involved in the world's oldest profession. This 2-hour tour highlights the working women including well known figures of Storyville. This experience provides bar stops where you may acquire a classic New Orleans cocktail (or your favorite beverage) in a to go cup. This tour starts near the river and concludes in the back of town. Visit two wonderful bars for brief breaks otherwise, there's plenty of street walking.
The tour meets near world famous Cafe Du Monde. The first stop is a scenic view of the Mississippi River and Jackson Square. It's here, in the heart of the Vieux Carre, that you will discuss the sex trade as part of the founding of the city. Then, wind downriver stopping off for a drink at Tujague's on your way to the French Market to share tales of colorful port life. The Civil War and the public women's plight during this turbulent time is exposed. Lovely Royal Street in the evening is part of the landscape of the tour. Quickly cross bustling Bourbon Street and head towards the back of town. The second bar stop varies. One possibility is May Bailey's, a well known location for lewd and abandoned women. The tour concludes in front of a well known brothel in the shadows of Storyville.