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French Market Tours and Activities

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Located in the heart of New Orleans’ vibrant French Quarter, the French Market is a grand bazaar that serves as much as a cultural meeting place as it does a market space. In addition to hosting stall after stall of vendors hawking handmade goods and artisanal foods, the market doubles as a venue for a daily flea market and a twice-weekly farmers market. The French Market boasts the superlative as the oldest continuously operating open-air market in the United States, making it a part of living Louisiana history.

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Open Daily 9am - 6pm
1008 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA, 70116
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Adults Only - New Orleans Ghost, True Crime, Voodoo and Vampire Walking Tour

Adults Only - New Orleans Ghost, True Crime, Voodoo and Vampire Walking Tour

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If you're looking for a no-holds-barred fright in New Orleans, explore the city’s dark history on this adults-only tour from Hottest Hell, one of the top-rated haunted tour operators in town. Storytelling guides save the most grizzly true-crime tales, voodoo legends, and paranormal frights for this one, taking you on the choice of two different routes through the most haunted locations in the French Quarter and beyond.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.00
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$29.00

New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter with Small-Group Option

New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter with Small-Group Option

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Get more from the city by exploring New Orleans’ food culture with a guide. Stop by some of the French Quarter’s most famous restaurants for some of the area’s most delicious food. Enjoy tastings that could include seafood gumbo, Creole brisket, and beignets. Learn fun facts from your guide as you walk along the city streets, and if you choose, upgrade to a small-group tour with no more than 12 guests.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.50
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New Orleans Small-Group French Quarter Food Tour

New Orleans Small-Group French Quarter Food Tour

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Eat and drink your way through the French Quarter on a culinary walking tour designed to highlight New Orleans’ rich gastronomic heritage. Visit local institutions and holes-in-the-wall, taste a range of dishes and buy culinary souvenirs, like hot sauce and decadent pralines. Enjoy food samples at eat that stop, which add up to the equivalent of a full meal.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.56
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New Orleans French Quarter Walking and History Tour

New Orleans French Quarter Walking and History Tour

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Immerse yourself in the best of the French Quarter on this 2.5‐hour historical walking tour. An entertaining local guide will lead you through the Vieux Carré, along the mighty Mississippi River, and to Louis Armstrong Park and Jackson Square, describing the city’s cultural history and diverse colonial heritage. See notable literary and cinematic landmarks, bustling scenes of local life, and architectural gems including some of the nation’s oldest buildings.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

French Quarter & Marigny Neighborhood Carriage Ride

French Quarter & Marigny Neighborhood Carriage Ride

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Explore the French Quarter and Marigny aboard a relaxing horse and carriage during this small-group tour in New Orleans. Discover the history, culture, and legends that surround this historic city as you see landmarks including the St. Louis Cathedral, Napoleon House, and French Market. You also get insider tips from your guide about the best places to eat, drink, and explore in New Orleans.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience, journeying back in time to when cotton was king and New Orleans was a budding port town that dazzled visitors with its colorful Creole culture. Board the historic riverboat for a morning or afternoon float down the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, admire the iconic paddlewheel, enjoy live music, and snap picturesque shots of the beautiful urban shoreline. This family‐friendly excursion offers an optional tableside lunch (additional expense).
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

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The Steamboat Natchez is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic experience of New Orleans at night on this romantic riverboat cruise! Journey through time on a paddle-wheel boat ride along the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, cozy up with family and friends, and delight in the sparkle of the urban shoreline at dusk. This excursion includes a Creole‐inspired dinner (if option selected) and live jazz music.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour

New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour

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Exploring New Orleans in the evening can seem like an intimidating quest on your own, but this ghost, voodoo, and vampire walking tour takes you to the city’s most eerie sites at night in the safety of a group with a knowledgeable guide. Stop by top attractions such as the LaLaurie Mansion and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, all while listening to your guide’s detailed stories of the paranormal and beyond.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.99
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$26.99

Three Hour City Tour of New Orleans

Three Hour City Tour of New Orleans

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Although not your typical tour of New Orleans, this expedition through the Big Easy takes in some of the major points of interest, including the French Quarter, Treme, the Esplanade, the Garden District and the Metairie Cemetery. Relax in air-conditioned minibus comfort, and listen as a guide leads you through one of America's most historic cities.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.00
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New Orleans Scavenger Hunt Adventure

New Orleans Scavenger Hunt Adventure

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Among the best ways to get a feel for New Orleans is to get out and walk it, but the standard self-guided tours can get a bit dull. Take one of these 3-hour smartphone-guided scavenger hunts and a three-hour window of your day will suddenly turn into adventure. Solve puzzles, study clues and celebrate at the finish, all while navigating the historic streets and taking in the sights of the Big Easy.   
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.34
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French Quarter Historical Sights and Stories Walking Tour

French Quarter Historical Sights and Stories Walking Tour

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Delve into the stories behind the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans during a French Quarter walking tour. Take in famous landmarks including Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, and the Mississippi River, along with lesser-known places of interest. Hear from your guide about the architecture and heritage of the district, and get the inside scoop on recommended places for shopping and dining as well.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.67
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New Orleans City and Cemetery 2-Hour Bus Tour

New Orleans City and Cemetery 2-Hour Bus Tour

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Step aboard an air-conditioned bus to escape the heat for a comfortable, comprehensive tour of New Orleans. This whirlwind tour hits all the most important sights—the French Quarter, the Garden District, Treme, the 9th Ward, and others—in a single day. You'll have the benefit of in-depth commentary as you travel and the chance to ask questions.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Carriage Tour of French Quarter in New Orleans

Private Carriage Tour of French Quarter in New Orleans

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Experience New Orleans from a perspective rare to visitors on a carriage ride through the French Quarter. In addition to navigating for you, your guide tells anecdotes about the historic landmarks from Jackson Square to Bourbon Street. Booking a private tour ensures the itinerary is customized to your own interests, whether it be a food–themed tour or a quiet, romantic ride.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.00
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New Orleans Small-Group City, Cemetery, and Estate Tour
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New Orleans Small-Group City, Cemetery, and Estate Tour

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Discover New Orleans’ vibrant history through its dynamic history on this sightseeing tour. Enjoy a small group van ride through the city, viewing the diverse architectural wonders of the French Quarter, the Garden District, Esplanade Avenue, and Bayou St John. You’ll disembark for small-group walking tours of the St. Louis Cemetery No 3, City Park, and the Longue Vue House and Gardens—a masterpiece of architectural and horticultural history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.00
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New Orleans Kids' Experience

New Orleans Kids' Experience

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Get your kids marching to the tune of New Orleans on a family-friendly romp through the French Quarter. Explore the city’s history with pictures and stories, from pirates and voodoo to jazz and Cajun culture, and treat young tastes buds to some local snacks. An entertaining guide tailors games and activities to kids’ ages on this small-group tour that has the whole family wearing Mardi Gras beads and stomping in a second-line parade, just like locals.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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French Quarter History Tour with Cafe Du Monde Option in New Orleans

French Quarter History Tour with Cafe Du Monde Option in New Orleans

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Discover the magic of the Vieux Carré in the morning on this historic walking tour. Accompany your friendly guide on a stroll through the French Quarter to view signature architecture and learn about the convergence of ethnic influence on this famous neighborhood, from cloistered courtyards and intricate ironwork to po’ boys and jambalaya. If option selected, end with a sugar-dusted beignet and café au lait at Cafe du Monde, a classic New Orleans institution.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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New Orleans Food Tour

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New Orleans Food Tour

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From grits to gumbo, food in New Orleans is packed with flavor. This food walking tour of the French Quarter takes you to time-tested, hole-in-the-wall establishments that you’re likely to overlook on your own. Try authentic Cajun and Creole cooking, and learn about New Orleans history and culture between bites.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Shared 2 Hours Saints and Sinners Walking Tour in New Orleans

Shared 2 Hours Saints and Sinners Walking Tour in New Orleans

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The Saints and Sinners Walking Tour of New Orleans is not your typical tourist expedition. Lose yourself and a part of your innocence on this adults-only trip through the best and worst of the Big Easy. It's a tour that shines a light on the lurid past, present and future of this historic city. Leave your kids at the hotel and channel your inner sinner for this voyage through the New Orleans' heart of darkness. 
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  • 2 hours
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✔ Withlocals™ The 10 Tastings: Your Private Food Tour ✔

✔ Withlocals™ The 10 Tastings: Your Private Food Tour ✔

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Fall in love with the flavorful cuisine on the most delicious food tour in tow! Enjoy a selection of 10 food and drink tastings hand-picked by your foodie local insider. From yummy must-tries to unique dishes typical of the city; you’re in for a treat, so bring your appetite! Your foodie expert is ready to take you on the best food tour in town. All Withlocals Tours are private and can be 100% personalised to match your interest, diet and allergies. ******** Withlocals 10 Tastings Food Tour™ is Withlocals’ signature food tour, available in major cities around the globe. In the US we are currently present in New Orleans & San Francisco. Below you can find a sneak-peak about what you can expect per city: NEW ORLEANS From yummy must-tries like fried plantains to a surprise Creole treat picked on the day; you’re in for a treat! SAN FRANCISCO Get your taste buds dancing in the Mission district! From yummy Mexican-style must-tries like quesadillas to all-American sweet treats.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.68
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Oak Alley Plantation and 3-Hour New Orleans City Tour

Oak Alley Plantation and 3-Hour New Orleans City Tour

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Spend three hours getting an insider's look at this historic city. Rout the famous cemeteries, iconic plantation homes and Hurricane Katrina landmarks with you professional guide. Learn about Creole history and tradition as you explore the city during this tour that's perfect for first-time visitors, families and history lovers.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.00
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Total New Orleans Tour: Food, Cocktails & Jazz

Total New Orleans Tour: Food, Cocktails & Jazz

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Discover the best of ‘The Big Easy’ on this full-day tour through New Orleans. Sample some of the city’s world-famous food like beignets and gumbo, sip on cocktails in the French Quarter, and end the tour listening to a bit of jazz. Learn about the history of the Mardi Gras city and how the city came to be the cultural melting pot that it is today.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Walking Tour of New Orleans French Quarter and Museum Visit

Walking Tour of New Orleans French Quarter and Museum Visit

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Get to know the French Quarter in depth with the benefit of insightful commentary on this guided tour. You'll learn much more than you would simply exploring on your own; stroll the narrow streets and stop at some of the neighborhood's highlights such as Cafe du Monde, the Presbytere, and one of the neighborhood's most haunted houses.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Introduction to the French Quarter Walking Tour

Introduction to the French Quarter Walking Tour

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This New Orleans walking tour serves as a crash course in New Orleans history and culture. Walk with your guide to top historic sites such as Jackson Square and the Old Ursuline Convent and hear tales and trivia from the founding days of New Orleans through the present. This small-group tour is limited to just 15 people or fewer so you can ask plenty of questions.
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  • 2 hours
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Private New Orleans Food Tour of the French Quarter

Private New Orleans Food Tour of the French Quarter

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With this half-day private food tour, save hours of restaurant research time and get a shortcut to some of the best eateries in New Orleans’ French Quarter. Led by your guide, visit a selection of well-known restaurants and try local specialties which may include seafood “gumbo” (a spicy Louisiana stew), “muffuletta” (a large deli sandwich), “jambalaya” (a rice stew), pralines, and “beignets” (local doughnuts).
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$875.00
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What are French Market hours of operation?
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French Market hours of operation: Open Daily 9am - 6pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book French Market tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since French Market can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit French Market 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to French Market costs USD 5.99. Guided French Market tours start around USD 5.99 per person.
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