Original Cocktail Walking Tour: Enjoy a walk round the lively French Quarter of New Orleans and discover the many exotic cocktails this city’s restaurants and bars have in store for you. If you have never heard about the famous spirits of New Orleans, then this is your chance to not only become acquainted with them but to even become somewhat of an expert.
New Orleans is widely known in popular culture to be one of the most haunted towns in the United States. Luckily for you though, this tour concentrates on a different kind of spirits, of which New Orleans also happens to have a large generous stock. You could indeed call it a history tour with a twist.
Learn through your palate about the history of New Orleans’ fine dining and drinking. Taste its famous Sazerac – a modified version of your good old fashioned whisky or cognac – or even the renowned Pimm’s Cup. Ever knocked back a chilly Hand Grenade? Or maybe you want to sip on a sweet Hurricane. Let us entertain you on this tour with the timeless tales behind some of the many unparalleled concoctions that acquired world fame here in this city and also of the eccentric characters that brought them to life.
This tour will give you, in short, a different view of the city of New Orleans. A slightly blurry view, perhaps, but a very pleasant one nevertheless. You won’t be able to get enough.
Meeting/pick-up point: Ticket Office at 400 Toulouse Street.
Duration: Two and a half hours.
Start or opening time: 4pm.
End or closing time: 6.30pm.
Others: Includes souvenir Mardi Gras beads. This is a walking tour on uneven sidewalks and streets, so please wear comfortable shoes! During warmer months, we recommend that you wear lightly colored clothing (no tank tops on men); caps/hats and umbrellas are also suggested.