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Free Tours by Foot

Address: 107 Verret St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: +1 504-222-2967
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Ranked #7 of 201 Activities in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present the only FREE, name-your-own-price New Orleans tours. Learn much more than just Bourbon Street on our French Quarter Tour, about the well-heeled and their mansions on our Garden District Tour. Learn about New Orleans peculiar burial grounds on our St. Louis Cemetery #1 Tour. Foodies will love our food tours and everyone will get spooked on our New Orleans ghost tours. We now also offer bike tours and soon photography and bus tours. You decide what a tour was worth after the tour is finished. Pay-what-you-like tours are great tours for every budget.

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Miranda, Australia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
29 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

These free walking tours are a great way to see the city, and for a reasonable price too. This walking tour was so informative that we didn't mind paying for our guide's services. We really got to learn so much about this amazing city, and I'm glad that we did this tour.

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New York, New York, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Excellent tour by Kat. Very knowledgable, saw beautiful homes with history and culture behind them. I am So happy I stepped out of the French Quarter to take this tour. Obviously you need to tip well, but there was NO pressure to tip. At the end she said said it was over and would stick around for questions. She didn't... More

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Spring, TX
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142 reviews 142 reviews
30 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

we took this tour on a beautiful Monday morning, and throughly enjoyed it. It was about 2 hours, and very educational. Denver was our guide, and he was very knowledgable, and kept our attention with his humor. About half the tour time was spent in and around the cometary, and the rest was spent walking the surrounding blocks to view... More

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Yonkers, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Went on a ghost tour with Sean as our tour guide our last night in NOLA and was so upset that we didn't do the tour our first night! Not only did Sean fill us in on all of the hauntings throughout the French Quarter but also gave us a good deal of history of New Orleans. He was extra... More

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florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

we took the garden district tour with Sarah and we all thought it was excellent. i would definitely recommend it and would take another of these tours. note - the pavement (all over) the city is horrible. lots of potholes and uneven pavement everywhere. be sure to wear appropriate shoes and watch your step! we saw so many people fall... More

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Plano, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

To have a knowledgeable guide who likes what she does is a delight. Natalie paced the tour well, kept an eye on stragglers, and gave us lots of information in only two hours. Her talk was entertaining, not canned, and it seemed she was telling us real history, nothing made up on the spot. My husband and I will do... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
10 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

I did three of these in one day, which was perhaps one too many, but what a great concept. First up, I did the Louis Cemetery No 1 and the guide was so great. She was full of enthusiasm and passion for her job and New Orleans in general. Secondly I did the Garden District one with Kat as a... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Elizabeth Broussard was our tour guide on November 22nd. She gave us a tour about the history of the French quarter. Overall, I found her to be quite knowledgeable, and being a local she shared the historical tit-bits with great flavor. The best part of the tour is that it's free, and one isn't under a compulsion to pay for... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We were in new Orleans for 1 week and we went on 3 tours....the cocktail tour, the city tour and the cemetery/Voodoo tour. Every tour was great...the guides were very knowledgeable, friendly and professional. It gave us a very good introduction to the different facets of the city. We missed the Ghost tour, which is supposed to be awesome.

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

My husband attended a conference in NOLA. While he was at his meetings, I went on 4 tours and they were fantastic! I went on the Ghost tour, the culinary tour, Voodoo tour, and the city tour. The tour guides were great! The guides all had a deep appreciation of the history of the city. They were very helpful in... More

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