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    Our Expert Tips for Your Louisiana Tour

    Passionate about music, culture and nature lovers, a stay in Louisiana is bound to be on your list of destinations. For your tour in Louisiana, let our travel experts guide you and discover this multicultural American state with its mythical places full of history. Become an explorer for a day by navigating the Mississippi River, follow in the footsteps of the past by visiting the capital Baton Rouge and wiggle your hips in the streets of New Orleans.

    Top Attractions to Visit During Your Louisiana Tour

    Explore Louisiana's most incredible places during your stay and discover some suggestions selected by our travel experts.

    Baton Rouge

    In the capital of the state of Louisiana, you won't be able to miss its capitol with its 140-meter high tower and French gardens. Climb up to the 27th floor to admire this impressive panorama. Continue your tour with a visit to the Louisiana State Museum for fun exhibits on the traditions of the Pelican State or the USS Kidd, a former World War II torpedo boat, to learn more about naval history. Then stroll through the alleys of the Independence Park Botanic Gardens before soaking up Cajun culture at the Rural Life Museum.

    The Plantation Road

    From Baton Rouge to New Orleans passes the famous Plantation Road. It is on the banks of the Mississippi that you can visit during your trip to Louisiana, the cotton and sugar cane farms. A place of history with its slavery past that marked Louisiana, you have probably already seen some of them in movies like Oak Alley Plantation and its legendary 28 oak avenue.

    Lafayette, Capital of the Cajun Country

    Very proud of its French heritage, don't be surprised to hear French spoken around you during your stay in Lafayette. Return to the traces of the past by discovering Breaux Bridge and its concentrate of Cajun culture and take advantage of the opportunity to taste crayfish, the local specialty! Then make a stop at Lake Martin to observe the fauna and flora of these mythical marshes by canoe. Finish your day in the lively downtown area of Lafayette, where gastronomy and a sense of celebration are essential for the locals.

    The Bayous

    Another emblem of the Pelican State, the bayous. Become an explorer for a day by cruising on a boat through the swamps populated by alligators and other wildlife. A must-see activity during your Louisiana tour, the Bayous allow you to discover the rich fauna and flora of this state. So remember to book a swamp tour to discover this jungle with a guide who will teach you the secrets and legends that abound in this region.

    New Iberia

    Continue your journey in Louisiana in the heart of a cultural and historical mix in New Iberia. Cajun, African and Creole cultures blend in this typical city marked by a cosmopolitan heritage. Located on Avery Island, learn the secrets of making the famous Tabasco sauce by taking a factory tour. And for nature lovers, visit the Jungle Gardens, home to the Migratory Bird Sanctuary.

    New Orleans

    During a trip to Louisiana, it is impossible to miss the mythical New Orleans, the cradle of jazz. Don't miss the historic Old French Square and the sumptuous Saint-Louis Cathedral. Then discover the emblematic wrought-iron balconies in Royal Street, influenced by Spanish and Creole architecture. If you feel like a gourmet break, take the time to sample local specialities at the French Market. Then stroll through the festive atmosphere of the different districts, where music is omnipresent. And for the more adventurous, know that New Orleans is the most haunted city in the United States. Take an evening tour to discover the stories of ghosts, vampires and other mysterious characters for which the city is famous. Less

    The Best Food and Culture for Your Louisiana Vacation

    • Passers-by stroll past the famous Preservation Hall Jazz Bar in the French Quarter on Bourbon Street, one of the most popular places to visit during your trip to Louisiana.


      Louisiana is famous for being one of the most festive states in the United States. A mix of musical trends such as blues, gospel, zydeco, Cajun music and jazz, famous legends were born here such as Louis Armstrong. You will have a wide range of choices throughout the year.

    • A statue of a football player at a parade in New Orleans.


      Basketball, golf, beach volleyball, or American football, Louisiana gives an important place to its sports teams. In fact, it was the New Orleans team that won the famous Superbowl in 2009. During your trip to Louisiana, immerse yourself in a lively atmosphere during a sports match.

    • A restaurant sign where you can enjoy one of New Orleans' most popular dishes, Po Boy. A must during your trip to Louisiana.


      During your road trip in Louisiana, you will be seduced by the many multicultural culinary specialties of this region. Let yourself be tempted by the crayfish étouffé, the famous Po-Boys, a typical sandwich of the region, or the oysters grilled over a wood fire. On the sweet side, enjoy good desserts such as bread pudding or gourmet doughnuts.

    Useful Information for Your Louisiana Vacation

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