Next stop, the absolutely gorgeous Degas House, the upscale Bed and Breakfast in the former historic home of the famous painter, sculptor, and French Impressionist master, Edgar Degas. This amazing historic home and museum, photogenic courtyard, and the elegant inn is located along the beautiful tree-lined Esplanade Avenue and serves as a highly loved local landmark and absolute tourist dream with its bursting-at-the-seams southern charm. Here your group will be lucky enough to get the interesting story and informational history of local French Creoles while being very close to the French Quarter, allowing you the absolute best opportunity to take in this "masterpiece of history and hospitality."
While here your group can see what it’s like to be a guest and have a taste of luxurious Creole lifestyles while staying on the second and third floors of this historic home. Each guestroom is named after a member of the Degas family, with such availabilities as the Estelle Suite, Mathilde Suite, Carrie Suite, Pierre Suite, and so on. A quick look around will show you why the Degas House plays host to many on-site ceremonies and receptions, a truly overall stunning home. Take part in the Breakfast and Tour or simple Creole Impressionist Tour, each earning a world-renowned guided tour experience rave. The tours are given by an actual descendant of the Degas family (great-grand niece) and are considered to be among the most historically accurate tours in the city. Explore both onsite houses, view the award-winning film Degas in New Orleans, Louisiana, and explore the surrounding culture-filled Creole neighborhoods on this fun two hours and 15-minute tour. If you opt-in for the tour option with the breakfast you will get to fill up on southern treats such as Creole Omelet’s and Bananas Foster pain perdu as well - yum!