Secrets of the French Quarter

13 reviews

3 hours

Max 20

Why take this tour?


  • Take a guided tour of the French Quarter and learn how Creole culture became the heart and soul of New Orleans
  • Peek inside a traditional gas lamp factory exposing a century of craftsmanship behind NOLA’s iconic lanterns
  • Enter the Presbytère Museum where exhibits detail Mardi Gras and Hurricane Katrina
  • Wander the most historical spaces of Jackson Square
  • Visit the most haunted structure in the French Quarter and pass through its infamous séance room
  • Taste a beignet from the world-famous Café du Monde
  • Sites Visited
  • French Quarter
  • Bourbon Street
  • The Tango Belt Exchange Place
  • Pirate Alley
  • Jackson Square
  • Local Cocktail Bar
  • Pontalba Apartments (outside)
  • Cabildo (outside)
  • St. Louis Cathedral (outside)
  • Presbytère (inside)
  • Haunted buildings
  • French Market
  • Café du Monde
  • Tour Includes
  • Pre-reserved ticket to Presbytère Museum
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour

A storied walking tour through a neighborhood saturated in legend


Verified Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.4 /5
based on 13 reviews
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Latest reviews
We loved our NO walking tour. Our guide, Jet, was terrific…knowledgeable, fun and went at a perfect pace. We will definitely take a Walks tour again!
Noreen · Nov 16, 2022 · Female · 75 or older years
We wasted too much time on a 20 min. break which should have been 10 min. Otherwise, it would have been fine. Our tour guide was fine, but a little too politically correct.
Betty · Feb 18, 2020
We visited places we would not have noticed without participating in this tour and learned lesser known facts and myths about each place on the tour. We also received recommendations on restaurants and other sites (sights?) beyond the scope of this tour.
Bonnie · Feb 04, 2020
A great tour on the historical side of the French Quarter! Our guide was fun and informative. Would definitely take another tour with Walks. Missing the Beignets already!
Stephen · Jan 17, 2020
I enjoyed my tour very much. I was the only one on the tour, but my guide kept it interesting and entertaining. This is the second time I have taken "Walks" tours; the first was in Rome last year. I would definitely consider taking them again, if available.
Stewart · May 12, 2019

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting point: 

125 Bourbon Street (Hard Rock Cafe)

The tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

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