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Charleston French Quarter Historic Guided Walking Tour provided by Walks In History

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Charleston French Quarter Historic Guided Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 23/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Charleston French Quarter Historic Guided Walking Tour
We are limiting tours to less than ten people. If you would like your own private tour for your family and group for safety reasons, contact us directly at 803/669/3003 to block off the tour for you. We also can accommodate special time requests with advanced notice.
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Updated 23/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
This historical overview of Charleston's French Quarter highlights the Holy City's finest points of interest. Bring a camera to capture the beauty, and enjoy a breathtaking walk through colonial and early American architecture. Your native Charleston guide will show you unique landmarks with intriguing narratives of how these structures originated. The tour includes visits through cobblestone alleys and passages to admire the spectacular historic fabric of the district. The tour also includes an easy stroll along Charleston's majestic harbor with its castle and forts that shaped much of America's maritime and military history.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    34 Prioleau St
    34 Prioleau St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Tour meets outside on the Prioleau Street side of City Gallery at 34 Prioleau Street. There are benches, shade trees, as well as water and public restrooms nearby.
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  • 1
    Joe Riley Waterfront Park
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 2
    Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Rainbow Row
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    Pink House Gallery
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Charleston City Hall
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Old Slave Mart Museum
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    St. Michael's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 8
    South Carolina Historical Society Museum
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 9
    The Powder Magazine
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 10
    French Huguenot Church
    Stop: 10 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
34 Prioleau St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional Guide
  • Historic look at the French Quarter
  • Entry/Admission - Charleston City Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Dock Street Theater
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
  • Entry/Admission - Pink House Gallery
  • Entry/Admission - Old Slave Mart Museum
  • Entry/Admission - South Carolina Historical Society Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The Powder Magazine
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Terri S wrote a review Yesterday
12 contributions4 helpful votes
Not exactly sure how I stumbled across this little gem of a tour, but so glad I did! My husband and I were the only ones on the morning tour, and in addition to his vast knowledge of the history of this city, Geordie went out of his way to personalize the walk, even rearranging
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Fern wrote a review 27 Oct
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While visiting Charleston my boyfriend and I went on the French Quarter tour. Our guide took us on a walk back in time. He was extremely knowledgeable and introduced us to beautiful historic landmarks that have weathered wars, earthquakes, hurricanes, flooding and fires. Even
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Destination575898 wrote a review Jul 2020
Greenville, South Carolina3 contributions7 helpful votes
Amazing guide! We learned so much and our guide Gordie was very informative and kind. Would recommend taking this tour!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Walks in Histor... T, Public Relations Manager at Charleston French Quarter Historic Guided Walking Tour
Responded 4 Aug 2020
Thank you for your appreciative post. We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your French Quarter tour. We wish you and your acquaintances a wonderful wedding in Greenville!
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Dana B wrote a review Jul 2020
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Geordie Preot Buxton, our guide and owner/operator was amazing! First off I had to reschedule because my child had a meltdown; he was accommodating and took us on a private tour on a day he didn’t even have a tour scheduled. He is a local Charlestonian with a wealth of
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Walks in Histor... T, Public Relations Manager at Charleston French Quarter Historic Guided Walking Tour
Responded 21 Jul 2020
Dana, thank you for bringing your three daughters, Violet, Zoey, and Ruby along for a French Quarter Walk. Thank you as well for your detailed review! Come back soon and often.
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Beverly W wrote a review Jul 2020
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My husband and I loved the tour! We learned so much history and the tour guide was so knowledgeable. He let us ask any questions and answered them all. He was very easy to talk you and made all the facts and details easy to follow. We would definitely recommend to anyone
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Walks in Histor... T, Public Relations Manager at Charleston French Quarter Historic Guided Walking Tour
Responded 7 Jul 2020
Thank you for joining the Historic French Quarter Walk of Charleston! It is great to read that you were able to overcome the Carolina heat to enjoy your tour. We make sure to visit the inside of historic buildings, churches, and theaters in the French Quarter to let our guests get a break on hot days and soak in rich history (as well as air conditioning) when possible. Please come back soon and often to Charleston!
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M5848AMcaroll
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The BEST TOUR EVER of Charleston history and ghosts
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Geordie, our guide was the best. He pointed out where history was hidden and knew m
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Alyssabethan
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Incredible experience and ghost tour!!!
Geordie was an amazing tour guide!!! Led us through some awesome sights and gave us an incredible mixture of storie
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cshannon1988
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Great night out with ghost stories.
It was a great experience taking this tour. Will diffently be doing more. Had some very good stories.
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anaseeley
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Tours worth taking!!
I’ve taken both of Jeordie’s tours. Recently my daughter and I visited Charleston and decided to experience not onl
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jhonbar1
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Excellent Tour
We thoroughly enjoyed our Ghost Tour with Geordie! He provided a captivating experience for us as we explored haunt
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olgasK1725UU
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This is just some guy talking about his conspiracy theories!
This tour was bizarre, and I can't believe the positive reviews! My wife and I were giving each other the side-eye
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R M
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Excellent Experience
Possiblely the greatest thing we've done in Charleston. Informative, funny, whitty, and great with kids.
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JaninnaLaws
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Kids loved it!!!
George was super friendly and knowledgeable. We had a lot of fun. Thank you 😊 We didn’t have to walk too much
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wrondaj
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History! Murder! Mayhem!
Geordie is a born story teller, and super knowledgeable about All Things Charleston. Our family of 11 all had a bla
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516adt
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Fun ghost tour
Very friendly tour guide, with a lot of local knowledge about the city and its history. He took us to some cool pl
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2getaway2
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Great night tour!
Geordie loves Charleston and it shows! He is friendly,licensed and an author. I appreciated the small group size
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LisaAAtl
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Terrific Ghost and History Tour
What a great tour by Geordie yesterday! He is a wealth of knowledge, having both grown up in the area and written
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FM-Belle
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Great experience!
Had an awesome tour with Geordie! He has such a great knowledge of the history and the area and gives wonderful in
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921frankp
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Fun and informative tour!
Geordie (published author of haunted locations) was our guide and he is both informative and entertaining. We lear
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Beaufortbo
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Great walk
Geordie has a wealth of local knowledge. Easy going manner and very friendly. The walk is an excellent way to see h
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