3-in-1 Cemetery, Voodoo, French Quarter Walking Tour
St. Louis Cemetery #1, New Orleans’ oldest, continuously operated, Catholic cemetery, is the highlight of our 3-in-1 walking tour. St. Louis #1 is the most famous of all our cemeteries, where the like of Governors, Civil Rights activists and Marie Laveau herself – the famous Voodoo Queen – are entombed. Discover other voodoo tombs, burial practices and other fun facts as you meander through St. Louis Cemetery #1.
As the tour heads towards the cemetery, unique facts regarding New Orleans customs, traditions, architecture and superstitions will be discussed. After visiting the most famous tombs in St. Louis #1, a brief break at the Basin Street Visitor’s Center will give you a chance to catch your breath and digest the wealth of information you learned the first half of your tour.
Next, you will delve into the deep history of Voodoo and Congo Square before the tour wraps up near Jackson Square – just blocks from where it began.
St. Louis Cemetery #1 is off limits unless you are accompanied by a licensed tour guide. You can’t get in without us! Don’t miss out on some of the most unique aspects of New Orleans’ culture and history – Book Today! Space is limited!
This tour is rated PG and is family-friendly.
This tour leaves Monday through Saturday at 9:00am, 11:00am, and 1:30pm and on Sundays at 9:00am and 11:00am. Reservations are required. Tour departs from the corner of Royal and Conti Streets directly across from Latrobe’s restaurant. Reservations are required. Walk-ups are not guaranteed a spot but are welcome to standby.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL $1 PER PERSON CEMETERY FEE DUE AT TIME OF CHECK-IN.
This is not our fee, but we are required to collect it on behalf of the Archdiocese for their cemetery rehabilitation fund. Thank you for understanding.
Gratuity for the tour guide is not included. Traditionally, those who choose to tip, tip between $3 and $10 per person.
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No refunds. Cancellations require 72-hour notice for full refund. No-shows and last minute rebookings will incur a $5 per person rebooking fee. Certain vouchers require 24-48 hour advance notice. Service Dogs and well behaved dogs permitted inside cemeteries. All tours are dog-friendly to friendly dogs.