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Cemetery and French Quarter Walking Tour

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Spend some time learning about the fascinating history of one of New Orleans' oldest neighborhoods with this 2-hour French Quarter and cemetery walking tour.
  • Get your bearings in New Orleans’ French Quarter on this walking tour
  • Learn about the city's history as a French colony from your guide
  • Hear stories about landmarks such as Jackson Square and Cafe du Monde 
  • Visit the above-ground tombs at the historic St. Louis No. 1 Cemetery
What to Expect
Meet your guide in the center of the French Quarter at The Chartres House at least 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time. Once the tour starts, you explore the popular New Orleans neighborhood, founded in 1718, and its prominent landmarks, structures, shops, and locales, such as Jackson Square, the Cabildo (a Spanish colonial building that houses historical artifacts), the French Market, Cafe du Monde, the Presbytere, and more. Throughout the tour, hear about the city’s colorful tales, as well as its roots as an 18th-century French colony. Stroll through St. Louis No. 1 cemetery, which is the final resting place of the city's renowned voodoo priestess Marie Laveau. Plus, see the upscale shops and galleries on Royal Street and explore the history of Bourbon Street.
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Departure Point
540 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Return Details
French Quarter, New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Our guide Tara was amazing. She gave us a fantastic amount of historical information mixed with humor and other interesting facts about New Orleans. She kept us moving at a good pace between stops, while keeping everyone on the tour safe. It got a little...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent, Make sure you get the guide named Ernie, he was fabulous. He know's history and makes it fun.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide Graham was very informative. He had a great sense of humor, and really made the tour worthwhile. I really enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable, informative and fun! Great information and entertainment! Would recommend to others!!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 19 August 2019

Met our guide Mike in the French Quarter and started our tour. We covered the French Quarter including Jackson Square and learned alot about the history, customs and architecture of the area. We continued on to the cemetery and learned alot about the different burial...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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15 April 2018|
Response from OlsonKimberlyL | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry. I just got this. There are tours both in the morning and afternoon. We generally go through Viator.
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