There are fifty one cemeteries in New Orleans, but only two with in walking distance of the French Quarter.
This is the exact same tour as our Saint Louis Cemetery Tour, but it has been expanded to include the Saint Louis Cemetery # 2. In the first cemetery you will meet many notable creoles who influenced New Orleans. Established after the Louisiana Purchase, the tour will focus more on American New Orleans.
St. Louis Cemetery #1 & #2
In addition to the notables listed in St. Louis #1, St. Louis #2 also includes:
Dominique You, Pirate and first mate to Jean Lafitte
Paul Barbarin, Jazz Drummer and Jazz Fest Founder
Claude Tremé, Popular milliner and namesake for the Faubourg Tremé historic neighborhood
Henriette Delille, Founder of the Holy Sisters of the Family (Oldest African American Sisterhood)
Saint Louis Cemetery is owned and managed by the New Orleans Catholic Archdiocese.
The tour will meet and depart from the main gates to Armstrong Park: 801 North Rampart Street.
3 Hour Walking Tour
1 Mile Walking Distance
$300 Private Tour for up to 8 Guests. $25 for each additional guest.
Reservations are required and subject to availability.
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Subjects will include:
- Jazz Music and Musicians
- Civil War
Summer Heat Advisory
Temperatures in the cemetery during the summer can be extremely brutal. If it is 90° outside, it is likely over 100° inside. By noon, there will be no shade available, except what you bring with you. Please consider your physical limitations when choosing a time.
We strongly recommend choosing one of our morning tours.