New Orleans, LA > Cemetery Tours
07/05/2020 ~ 07/11/2020

Saint Louis Cemetery #1 Small Group Tour

 New Orleans, LA
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Travel the labyrinth of old and new tombs in the Crescent City's oldest and most famous cemetery! The tour will meet at Armstrong Park and walk through historic Congo Square on the way to the cemetery. Learn about Voodoo, Jazz funerals, the Code Noir and history of our earlier attempts at cemeteries as well as our unique funeral traditions. The guide will explain the different styles of tombs, symbology and the other notables interred within on this unique and historically accurate tour. This tour is limited to only 15 people to provide a better personal experience.

Activity Highlights
  • 1.5-2 hrs. guided tour
  • Walk through the oldest cemetery in New Orleans
  • Visit the grave of Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau
  • Learn about New Orleans' early burials and unique funeral customs
  • Visit Congo Square, a place where enslaved people gathered on Sundays

Duration: 1.5 - 2Hrs.

What to bring
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Umbrellas are encouraged on both sunny and rainy days
  • Camera
Restrictions
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited inside the cemetery, per the Archdiocese. All alcoholic beverages must be discarded prior to entry. Only non-alcoholic beverages allowed inside.
Additional information
  • This tour involves walking several blocks; please wear comfortable shoes and proper clothing attire.
  • The tour will depart rain or shine. If guests prefer to not go in the rain, please call to reschedule.
  • Cemetery grounds may be wet from recent rains.
  • Cameras are allowed on this tour.
  • Beverages are allowed but alcohol must be discarded upon entrance to the cemetery.
  • Only certified service animals are allowed on this tour, per the Archdiocese.
  • This tour is appropriate for kids and is handicap accessible.
  • This tour does not begin at the cemetery. Go to the meeting point indicated in the booking details.
Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 6 hours prior to their arrival time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 6 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. The tour will depart rain or shine. If weather is unfavorable enough for the vendor to call off the tour then the tour may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 6 hour cancellation period.

Location

801 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

Saint Louis Cemetery #1 Small Group Tour

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Great tour! Enthusiastic guide!

about 12 months ago
Our tour started in a timely manner. Our guide was great! He was enthusiastic about his knowledge and had great presentation skills! Highly recommend!
Jennifer H

Awesome tour!

about 1 year ago
This was definitely a highlight of my trip! The guide, Carlo, was superb! Very engaging and informative. Took his time to make sure we enjoyed everything. The small group was perfect! I highly recommend Carlo and his tour!
Nickole H

Interesting material in tour

about 1 year ago
Carlo conducted our tour with enthusiasm and his vast knowledge of New Orleans history. We enjoyed it and highly recommend it.
Karen H

Excellent

about 1 year ago
Carlo Gambino was excellent. He was very informative and kept us interested and the tour was amazing. Storyville tours was amazing! Highly recommend!
Kathie L