New Orleans Music and Heritage Tour
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Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Led by a local guide
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Duration: 2 hours
Looking for a tour that'll leave you humming long after it's over? Look no further than the New Orleans Music and Heritage Tour. You'll delve deep into the Big Easy's rich cultural history, learning about jazz, gospel, and blues and the people who introduced these sounds to the world. The tour departs from the historic French Quarter, taking you through famous neighborhoods and iconic landmarks. Along the way, you'll listen to music and stories that will bring this vibrant city to life.
The New Orleans Music and Heritage Tour is about two and a half hours long, involving a comfortable walk that spans about two miles. You'll meet your experienced guide in the French Quarter and make your way to the Treme neighborhood. Here, you'll discover the fascinating history of Congo Square, the birthplace of jazz in America where enslaved Africans gathered for celebration and music-making. You'll also visit St. Augustine Church, where jazz legends Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet worshiped.
Next up is the famed Faubourg Marigny, a quirky neighborhood full of colorful architecture and live music venues. You'll stroll along Frenchman Street, known as the "heart of the Marigny," where you'll get to explore the bustling nightlife scene and hear about the thriving music scene that has been part of the neighborhood for over a century. You'll also visit Jackson Square, an iconic landmark and hub for local art and musicians.
The New Orleans Music and Heritage Tour is perfect for music lovers and history buffs alike, as it offers a rare opportunity to experience the sights and sounds that define this iconic city. From jazz to gospel, blues to zydeco, you'll hear a variety of music that tells the story of New Orleans. Your passionate and knowledgeable guide will regale you with tales and trivia, ensuring you leave with a deep appreciation for the city's rich culture and heritage.
Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience. Book the New Orleans Music and Heritage Tour today and discover the soul of the Big Easy.
|Available 10/4/2023 until 11/27/2023 View Detailed Schedule|
|Tour Departs at 6pm|
|Available 10/4/2023 until 3/31/2024 View Detailed Schedule|
|Tour departs at 10am|
|Available 10/4/2023 until 11/30/2023 View Detailed Schedule|
|Tour departs at 1pm|