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  2. Louisiana
  3. New Orleans
  4. French Quarter

New Orleans: 2-Hour Literary Walking Tour

Product ID: 218598
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Visit the homes and favorite haunts of Faulkner, Williams, Welty, Hemingway, and Capote. See one of only three literary landmark hotels in America and have a relaxed stroll through the French Quarter with time for a cocktail or two.
About this activity
Duration 2 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
  • Discover New Orleans' literary history and influence
  • Enjoy a relaxed stroll through the French Quarter
  • Visit the homes and old haunts of famous writers
  • Learn about New Orleans’ women, African American, and contemporary writers
Full description
Explore literary New Orleans on this 2 hour guided walking tour. Learn about the five writers who passed through New Orleans and were awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature and the dozens more who have gone on to win Pulitzers, National Book Awards, and O. Henry Prizes. 

During the this walking tour you will visit one of only three literary landmark hotels in America. Discover who stayed there often and visit the homes and favorite haunts of authors. Hear about the vibrant culture and history of New Orleans during the 20th-century and get an intimate understanding of the city's women, African American, and contemporaneity writers. 

Enjoy a relaxed stroll through the French Quarter with time for a cocktail or two as your passionate guide tells you the stories of the French Quarter's literature, history, and architecture.
Includes
  • 2-hour guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food or drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Louisiana Welcome Center, 529 St. Ann St., located in Jackson Square.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• This tour takes about 2 hours and covers about a mile and a quarter over flat ground
• This tour operates in rain or shine
Organized by

The Savvy Native Walking Tours

Product ID: 218598