Set out on foot to soak up 300 years of history in the French Quarter, the oldest district in New Orleans. Admire the delicate scrollwork balconies and pastel-hued architecture of the Vieux Carre, and then make your way to the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 to learn about the Creole tradition of above-ground burials. Meet up with your guide in the heart of the French Quarter and delve right into the culture and history of the Big Easy. Stroll the streets of the streets of NOLA's most famous neighborhood, admiring the Spanish and European architecture of protected buildings and registered historic sites as your guide shares facts and stories about the district's past.
Keep walking until you reach St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, one of New Orleans' famous cities of the dead. Hear why New Orleans' cemeteries have graves and tombs built above ground, and see the final resting place of fabled voodoo priestess Marie Laveau before scoping out more culturally significant landmarks with your guide.
This tour meets at 941 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA, 70116. Look for the gold Joan of Arc statue.
The meeting point for the French Quarter & Cemetery Walking Tour is 941 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116 near the gold statue of Joan of Arc. We ask that guests arrive 20 minutes prior to tour time to ensure a timely departure.
Yes, reservations are required for every tour we offer.
We are happy to offer full refunds if the reservation is cancelled more than 72 hours (3 days) before the scheduled tour. We do not offer refunds for any reason once we are within the 72 hours of the scheduled tour.
Absolutely, we are a great family activity! Please note that children aged 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
We limit our group size to 10 people on this tour to ensure a personal experience for all.
This tour is offered in English only at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Our tours operate rain or shine and we encourage guests to consult the weather forecast prior to tour day.