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Address: New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone Number: +1 504-899-1277
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Description: Racontours, New Orleans is a walking tour company dedicated to sharing...
Racontours, New Orleans is a walking tour company dedicated to sharing stories in an immersive Southern experience. Our tours are for story lovers and history buffs alike whose curiosity goes beyond mere linear dates and facts. While we offer 2 tours, we can only provide 1 tour a day on a first come first served basis. Reservations must be made with a minimum 24 hours advance notice. Our Garden District tour is a 6 hour experience that includes a 4 course lunch at the world renowned Commanders Palace! Our Voodoo tour is a 4-5 hour experience which takes place in the French Quarter. It is a fun and touching examination of how this often misunderstood ancient African faith evolved with the residents of the Vieux Carre, into what is now known as New Orleans Voodoo. Each walking tour concludes in an above ground cemetery. Join Racontours and discover the passions, loves, deceits and betrayals, that took place in our garden, below the sea. Thank you for your interest..and get ready to slow your roll!
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Vodoo Extraordinaire

I and my 16 yr daughter took this tour in mid April and it was our #1 experience during the 10 day trip, Tree kept us engaged, entertained and moving for 5 hours (he kept going... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Long Beach, California
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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I and my 16 yr daughter took this tour in mid April and it was our #1 experience during the 10 day trip, Tree kept us engaged, entertained and moving for 5 hours (he kept going we were worn out). I have traveled the world and he is one of my top 3 tour guides You will learn so much,... More 

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Sebastian, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

My husband Bill and I spent several hours on a Garden District tour hosted by "Tree" who is a marvelous storyteller and 'character' who entertains as well as provides factual information. We enjoyed each and every minute of this tour including the late luncheon at Commander's Palace where we celebrated my birthday and two others on the same day! The... More 

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Sharpsburg, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

There is so much to see and do and eat and drink in New Orleans but there's no better way to get a taste of the city's history and culture and food than with Tree showing you the way. Tree truly loves New Orleans and the history and sharing what he has unearthed about it with you. And if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

It was such a pleasure spending the afternoon with Tree on this tour. Very insightful and fun. The following lunch at Commander's Palace was exceptional. If I were doing another tour in New Orleans I would definitely look to Tree for a great adventure. Thank you Tree.

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Selden, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

One of the most important aspects of a tour is having the right guide and Tree is both knowledgeable and entertaining in sharing his beloved city. Tree will share stories with historic details that will captivate you and hold your attention while teaching you the history of his wonderful city. Make sure to take the tour of the Garden District... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

If you plan to take a tour while in New Orleans this is the one to take. Tree will be sure to entertain and enlighten. And then you will eat a delicious meal. What's not to like?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

I can not express the pleasurable experience that my party of 6 had spending a lovely, funfilled day on a walking tour of the Garden District culminated in a gastro fest at The Commander's Palace. Tree,our tour host, was a wealth of interesting information from a unique perspective. Hours of laughter, historical backdrops of NOLA,and great socializing. A must for... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Tree opened up the Into The Night tour of the French Quarter on a Tuesday evening for my 13-year-old son and me - it was our first night in town and this was the perfect orientation for us! Tree was funny and well-informed and supremely entertaining; he did a great job tailoring his talk just for a mom and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Our day began with our guide Tree, and his knowledgeable and interesting view of the Garden District. He knew all the history and architecture of the homes, weaving stories of both the old and new residents of this neighborhood. Our lunch at Commanders Palace was outstanding, and his rapport with the staff and their outstanding service made it truly special.... More 

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San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My mother, aunt and I chose this tour along with my three year old daughter. It was the highlight of our vacation, so much fun. Loved the stories and Tree is very knowledgable with the city. Lunch was wonderful and accommodated my daughter, which was a big plus. Highly recommend this, great time was had by everyone!!!

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