Explore the history of New Orleans' oldest neighborhood with this'90-minute walking tour of the historic French Quarter. Your tour will start at the Jamie Hayes Gallery on Chartres Street. The building is a very important location that was set in motion by the Spanish reconstruction of the French Quarter.
Meet your guide in the heart of the French Quarter to begin your walk through history.
Start in Jackson Square, where the city began, to get an in-depth account from the beginning of the French settlement to the Spanish takeover to the Battle of New Orleans. Your guide will tell you about the exciting history of the infamous pirate Jean Lafitte and his gang of cutthroat pirates.
All through the French Quarter you will learn about the history of the Creole and other ethnic foods of New Orleans. Through this tour your guide will show you all the different architectures of the French Quarter and the three different countries that layered into this old city.
Walk with your guide along'world famous Bourbon Street. Here you will hear firsthand stories of how your guide entertained and operated nightclubs and restaurants for 25 years. Journey to'the old days of a Bourbon Street scene that has long been forgotten.