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Louisiana and especially its largest city New Orleans are symptomatic of the zest for life and great music of the southern states. Let yourself be carried away!
Louisiana impresses with its unique mix of cultures. European, African and American traditions have been mingling here for centuries.
New Orleans is the state’s cultural center and the largest city in Louisiana. It is known as the home of jazz and today there is a bar for every musical taste. Passionate sounds can be heard everywhere and a unique flair flows through the city. The cityscape so badly damaged by Hurrican Katrina in 2005 now shines in new splendor and is almost even more beautiful than before. South of New Orleans, you should visit the famous Bajous. In their extensive swamps you will surely discover one or the other alligator.
But Louisiana offers a lot more. A trip on the paddle steamer should also be part of the program of your trip, as well as a visit to the riverboat casinos in the northwest around the city of Shrevenport. In Louisiana you can experience the typical southern flair like hardly any other state.
Original swamp landscapes, magnificent manor houses and wonderful plantations can be found everywhere. You can also visit some of the historic plantations.
Highlights in Louisiana
- National World War II Museum in New Orleans
The huge museum commemorates the battles during the Second World War. Impressive pictures and exhibitions are waiting for you.
- New Orleans Plantation Country
The plantations were once the cornerstone of LouisianaToday you can visit the beautiful courtyards.
- Steamboat Natchez
Embark on New Orleans’ only steamship.
- Atchafalaya Heritage Area
Learn about American Indian history in Louisiana.
- Kisatchie National Forest
Louisiana’s only national forest is in the heart of the state.
Cities worth seeing
- New Orleans
An evening stroll through the famous French Quarter, the city’s most famous district, is sure to be an unforgettable memory.
- Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge offers you numerous museums, plantations and the highest capitol in the USA with a great view of the Mississippi.
Shreveport is the third largest city in Louisiana and the cultural and economic center of the “triangle” of Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana.
The city residents of Cajun, a Francophone group of people, shape the cityscape and the cultural offerings of the city.
In the region around Natchitoches you can still see numerous buildings and plantations from the time when the region was first settled. You will also be thrilled by the historic city center.
State Facts & Figures
Area: 134,264 km²
Population: approx.4,533,372 (34 per km²)
Capital: Baton Rouge (approx. 229,426 EW)
Highest point: Driskill Mountain (180 m)
State Bird: Brown Pelican
State flower: Magnolia
State tree: Soon Cypress
Taxes: State Sales Tax: 4%
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CET -6 hours)
Maximum speed: Interstates between 65 mph and 70 mph, other roads 65 mph
New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans, in the Mississippi Delta, is the largest city in Louisiana with around 350,000 residents. Above all, the city is known for its still lively musical history and the colorful streets in the French Quarter.
The French Quarter was the first populated area in the city. With a mix of Spanish, French, Creole and American architectural styles, this district has since inspired artists, writers and musicians of different styles. As a visitor, you should definitely take one of the tours offered here, which will show you the architectural gems. Afterwards you should enjoy the best café au lait in the Café du Monde. In the evening, the legendary Bourbon Street is a popular attraction for tourists and locals. The parties celebrated here often go on until dawn. In the center of the district, also known as the “Vieux Carré”, is Jackson Square, where the impressive St. Louis Cathedral, built in 1718, is located. By the way, the place was named after Andrew Jackson,
In addition to the French Quarter, there are other places worth seeing in and around New Orleans. These include e.g. B. the farms around the city, the famous city cemeteries, the many parks and squares, the Super Dome, the historic street cars and many other attractions. By the way, a visit to the city to Mardi Gras is worthwhile. The colorful party festival attracts thousands of people from near and far every year.
Highlights of New Orleans
- French Quarter
The French Quarter is the most famous district in New Orleans and attracts visitors with its historic buildings and its own special flair.
- Mardi Gras
What is known as Shrove Tuesday in this state is Mardi Gras in Louisiana. Colorful costumes, parties everywhere and lots of fun!
- New Orleans Cemetries
Due to the swampy underground, mausoleums had to be built above the earth, which today represent impressive “Cities of the Dead”.
- New Orleans Area Plantations
Experience the pristine south on the historic and impressive plantations.
A tour with the old streetcars should not be missing on your city tour!
Information about New Orleans
Area: 907 km²
Height: 0 m above sea level
Highest building: 212 m
Airport: L. Armstrong New Orleans Int. Airport
New Orleans Area Plantations
The lands of the historically enormously important plantations are located around New Orleans. The sugar or cotton-producing farms used to be the mainstay of Louisiana agriculture. Today the magnificent buildings and farms are open to visitors and inspire with their lavish architecture, wonderfully landscaped gardens and an incomparable landscape between swamps, floodplains and forests.
Visit the historical buildings and experience how history comes to life. Often, most of the buildings are still preserved, so in addition to the large mansions in which the owners lived, you can also see workers’ accommodations and other parts. By the way, on some plantations you can also dine in the restaurants there or even spend the night and enjoy the historical flair even more.