A great place to learn about the history and traditions of City Of New Orleans is by exploring this city of the dead, the oldest cemetery still in use in New Orleans. This isn’t a ghost tour, but the real history of our city of the dead.
For a limited time only We will be offering a St Louis #1 Cemetery as a stand alone tour at 2pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday Dec 22nd-Jan 2nd only.
While this tour is free to book a gratuity is required ($10-20 per person suggested) at the end of the tour.
Reservations Recommended. Book Online or Call/text 504-300-9489
Where the tour meets. 500 N. Rampart
Mark Twain famously referred to New Orleans cemeteries as “cities of the dead” and they are a must see for anyone visiting New Orleans. Nola Tour Guy offers Free Walking Tours of two of New Orleans most interesting and historic cemeteries. St Louis #1 and Lafayette #1. How can we offer this for Free? We are so sure you will love our tours you will gladly pay what you feel the tour is worth ($15-25 per person is suggested) .
Nola Tour Guy offers the only free walking tour that combines a tour with the French Quarter with a Tour of St Louis #1. St Louis Cemetery #1 is New Orleans oldest Cemetery. It features the tombs of important New Orleanians like Marie Laveau’s and Homer Plessy. Due to vandalism a licensed guide is required to enter this cemetery. This tour is two hours and is a great introduction to the history and culture of New Orleans.
Nola Tour Guy offers Free Walking Tours of Lafayette Cemetery #1 in combination with the Garden District. This cemetery was made famous by Ann Rice and features many impressive tombs.This should be considered a “must do” tour by anyone visiting New Orleans.
Nola Tour Guy focuses on the real history of our city and it’s cemeteries. We strive to demystify New Orleans. We don’t offer ghost or vampire tours because we believe the real story, the real history is far more fantasizing. Join us, You won’t be disappointed!.
Nola Tour Guy is small tour company made up of guides who are passionate about sharing this history of New Orleans with visitors. We are proudly independent and locally owned.
Nola Tour Guy offers Cemetery Tours, either alone or with a French Quarter or Garden District Tour, as Private Tours. Private tours are great for larger groups.
Are you planning an important corporate meeting, a family reunion, a wedding, or maybe just an intimate gathering of old friends? New Orleans is a great place to do that and a private historic walking tour can be a great way add to the trip: your guests will appreciate learning to the unique history, culture, architecture, and geography of New Orleans at your own pace.