A Locals' French Quarter Tour

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We will be touring all around the Historic French Quarter and 2 historic surrounding neighborhoods of the Marigny and Treme. We will talk about the rich cultures, people and traditions of these neighborhoods that date back to the 1700's. From our beginnings as a Native American trading post to a raughty French penal colony to the rich African culture of music and Mardi Gras revelry, we will cover it all! 300 years of Creole history from a 6th generation New Orleanian! We start at the Mississippi river and take our time strolling through the French Quarter and chronologically move from the Quarter to the Treme and Marigny. Stops such as Jackson square, Congo square, St. Augustine Church and Frenchmen street and on to the French Market. Mid tour we will grab a bite to eat at a local restaurant and continue on to the most historically significant stops in the French quarter and surrounding neighborhoods.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Leanne Sarco

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Jackson Square

We will hit the historical hotspots in the French quarter and surrounding neighborhoods

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Louis Armstrong Park

We will tour the park and talk about the Treme the first integrated neighborhood in the country and the prominent free people of color that have shaped and help create the diverse and deep musical roots and African roots of New Orleans.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: St. Augustine Church

Tomb of the unknown slave

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Mississippi River

Starting and ending at the Mississippi river this is the major waterway that brought explorers, natives and immigrants to this swampy land and actually built the land starting 10,000 years ago!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Frenchmen Street

Live music and local bars galore

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: French Market

Where my great great great grandpa got his first job! Where Native Then French and Spanish and so many layers of immigrants merchants sold their fares for many centuries.

Duration: 45 minutes
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