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  1. United States
  2. Louisiana
  3. New Orleans
  4. French Quarter

New Orleans: Heart of the City Bike Tour

Product ID: 310223
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Explore the history and heritage of New Orleans and its cultural treasures by bike. Visit 3 historic neighborhoods and a variety of must-see attractions. Let your guide tell you the story of the city, focusing on its role as the birthplace of jazz.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore New Orleans' three most historic neighboorhoods
  • Marvel at the above-ground cemetery while learning about the city's unique burial practices
  • Hear about the historic roots and cultural influences that led to the development of jazz
Full description
On this “Heart of the City” small group bike tour, trace the colonial history of New Orleans and its cultural treasures. Hop on a professionally maintained bicycle and set off with a guide and group of no more than 10 to explore the most famous neighborhoods in the city. Pedal through the flat, storied streets of the French Quarter, Faubourg Treme, and other historic areas while learning about New Orleans history from your expert guide.  

Pedal at a leisurely pace along the banks of the Mississippi River and through the oldest parts of New Orleans. Cruise through Louis Armstrong Park and Congo Square into the legendary St. Louis Cemetery No. 2. Stop along the way to hear about New Orleans heritage, especially the development of jazz and the colorful innovators who created it.
Includes
  • Use of a professionally maintained bicycle
  • Helmet (optional)
  • Bottle of water
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 13 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People who can't ride a bike

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is located between Toulouse St. and St. Peter St, right next door to Arrow Cafe.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• This bicycle tour operates in city streets and will run, rain or shine
• The tour covers a total of 6 miles traveled at a very leisurely pace
• Participants must be over the age of 13 and taller than 4'11
• Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian
• In the event of inclement weather before the tour, participants can either reschedule or be refunded. Refunds will not be offered once the tour has begun.
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Flambeaux Bicycle Tours

Product ID: 310223