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Racontours

New Orleans, LA 70115
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Tree is smart, entertaining, energetic, and narrates the awesome meal at Commander’s Palace as... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2017
JanelleK
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St. Cloud, Minnesota
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Great Fine Dining Dinner with Tree!

On our most recent trip to New Orleans I wanted to do something special with a friend who hasn't... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
LeenSNYC
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New York City, New York
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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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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Tree is smart, entertaining, energetic, and narrates the awesome meal at Commander’s Palace as effectively as the Garden District! Highly, highly recommend!!

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

On our most recent trip to New Orleans I wanted to do something special with a friend who hasn't been there before. We decided to splurge on the Fine Dining Dinner at Commander's Palace with Tree. This includes a full seven course dinner with wine...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Both Tania and Tree are outstanding. I appreciated the follow up, the communication and even ensuring that I had a text and call from Tree so I could communicate easily. Very professional. Tree's knowledge of history is beyond your average tour guide. He shared so...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Tree is by far the most authentic of all the tour guides I have ever had in New Orleans. I've been visiting every other year since 2009 and have gone on two tours per visit and i am so glad that I finally found Tree...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2017

On June 28th, myself and three other travelers had a delightful tour of the Garden District with the colorful and entertaining Tree of Racontours. Tree begins his tour with an overview of Creole history followed by a stroll of the Garden district with discussions of...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

My daughter, buddy and I went on a magical journey through New Orleans yesterday. It was So exciting! My daughter, who's 9 said it was one of her most favorite experiences of all time. Tree, our guide was brilliant! He knew so much history. He...More

Thank Stacy W
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

I've been on many, many walking tours. This tour is in my top five! My husband & I like our tours to be both educational & entertaining. Rancontours more than met our criteria. Tree was an amazing guide. He packed the tour with historic facts...More

Thank Teacher323
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

This was our first tour with him and we liked him so much that we want to take another on our next visit. About once a year we like to stop in NOLA for a couple of days on our way to Houston, and we...More

Thank Dave A
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

I've visited New Orleans two different times for extended periods and took four or five different tours. This was the best by far. Tree is very knowledgeable (and incredibly entertaining!). He debunked many of the myths I'd heard and provided indepth historical context. While Tree...More

1  Thank Julie D
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Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Might be the most real tour in Orleans. All the history you want to learn about as well as the most entertaining tour I've been on. This was well worth it to the point where I want to go again!! Thanks to the realistic entertainer:...More

Thank James G
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MAWK
April 19, 2017|
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Response from Julie D | Reviewed this property |
You have to call him at 504 899 1277 to arrange the tour. I know it may seem odd when it's reserve everything by internet, but it's painless and quick!
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mich6619
August 26, 2015|
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Response from Pyebwa | Property representative |
Well good morning! And thank You for Your interest in our tours. You may find all pertinent information regarding our Voodoo tour on our web site. You may find the link to our web site on the Trip Advisor listing for our... More
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Well Good Day To You Miss Christine! December Is A Wonderful Time To Visit New Orleans And Yes, Everything Will Be Open, Including The Steamboat Natchez. In Fact, They Are Offering A Christmas Eve Cruise With A Dinner... More
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