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Upper French Quarter Walking Tour

Are you ready to enjoy the excitement, wonder and flavor of this city? During this accessible Upper French Quarter Walking Tour, you will have the opportunity to experience the history and culture of New Orleans, through the eyes and knowledge of a local guide who knows and adores his city very much! The local tour guide, whose love for his city is contagious, will lead you on an exciting journey through the French Quarter while highlighting famed sites such as Jackson Square and Pirates Alley and other famed sites, with his lively commentary about local facts and history.

If you arrive by cruise ship, we can arrange accessible transportation to the tour meeting spot, or the guide will arrange to meet you there. If you are staying in New Orleans, you will meet the tour guide in the designated starting place near Jackson Square. You will then begin your journey through the Upper French Quarter. Your guide will encourage you to experience all the excitement and flavor that is offered by New Orleans. At Jackson Square and experience the story and romance. In Pirates Alley, you will learn of the legend and lore surrounding the area. During your 3- hour tour, you will learn the factors that lead to the Louisiana Purchase. A stop in a European style bar to toast Napoleon Bonapart and honor influential women of New Orleans’ history is on the menu. It is no wonder this is one of the most requested tours in New Orleans!

During this Upper French Quarter Walking Tour that covers approximately 1.5 miles of ground, you will see popular Big Easy destinations such as Pirate’s Alley, Anthony’s Garden, the Quadroon Ballroom, Maspero’s Slave Exchange, Pharmacy Museum just to name a few. The experienced and knowledgeable guide is sure to teach you something you didn’t know about New Orleans. The tour concludes at Cabildo. Be sure to inquire about recommendations for food, music and attractions before saying goodbye to this extraordinary guide.

This Accessible Upper French Quarter Walking Tour features:

  • Experienced New Orleans Tour Guide with a contagious love of his city
  • Lively and knowledgeable storytelling
  • Stop in Jackson Square, Anthony’s Garden, the Quadroon Ballroom
  • Visit to Pirate’s Alley, Maspero’s Slave Exchange and much more
  • Stop by European Style Bar and participate in a toast

Tour Highlights

  • French Quarter and famed sites
  • Anthony’s Garden
  • Quadroon Ballroom
  • Pirate’s Alley
  • Toast at European Style Bar

Accessibility Details

The Accessible Upper French Quarter Walking Tour has an accessible rating of 4 stars. The route is mostly step free. The guide directs guests on routes that are barrier free with ramps or flat surfaces. The European Bar is accessible with no challenges for guests with mobility challenges. Although New Orleans’s sidewalks can be unlevel in places, the guide will take you the most accessible route possible.

The area around the beautiful Jackson Square is accessible with flat surfaces

A wheelchair accessible path is available in the beautiful Anthony’s Garden


The surfaces in the French Quarter are mostly smooth with some areas with mild cobblestones. The sidewalks are narrow, but your tour guide knows the most accessible paths throughout the area

Tour Details

Tour duration: 3 hours

Cost: $325 for 1-2 people, $350 for 3-4 people

Maximum number of people on the tour: up to 4
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: Between 9AM-2PM
Meet-up place: Near Jackson Square or Cruise Port
Tours run rain or shine
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuitie, museum entry (optional)

Cancellation policy:To review our cancellation policy please click: HERE

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