3 in 1 French Quarter, Cemetery & Voodoo Walking Tour in New Orleans, LA

Witches Brew Tours400 Royal StNew Orleans, LA 70130
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Overview

Discover why Voodoo has become a part of modern folklore and view important landmarks of the French Quarter. Visit St. Louis Cemetery #1 where you will see famous tombs including that of Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau. This two-hour journey is conducted by licensed tour guides who are knowledgeable and passionate about the mysterious side of New Orleans history. It’s truly an unforgettable experience!

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our New Orleans Travel Experts
  • 2 hours long.
  • Great photo opportunities.
  • There is a $1 preservation fee collected at the cemetery.
  • Only certified service animals are allowed in the cemetery.
  • Bring a bottle of water, sunscreen, and an umbrella in case of rain.

Description

from 3 in 1 French Quarter, Cemetery & Voodoo Walking Tour
St. Louis Cemetery #1, New Orleans’ oldest, continuously operated above ground Catholic cemetery is the highlight of our 3-in-1 walking tour. Learn about the unique interment process, burial practices, and visit tombs of historical importance, including the tomb and purported final resting place of our famous Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau. Voodoo practices and a stroll through the culturally significant Congo Square will appeal to your interests as well. Or, perhaps French Quarter architecture, culture and history are more your thing. You will get all of this and more on this French Quarter, Cemetery and Voodoo Walking Tour.

As the tour heads toward 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.

Continuing on, you will delve into the deep history of Voodoo and then conclude the tour at Congo Square, located in picturesque Louis Armstrong Park.

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.

Please note: All tours go rain or shine. There are no refunds for inclement weather if the tour departs as scheduled.

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meganariana
Tampa, Florida
"Great tour!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 25, 2020 NEW
We had a great tour this evening with Shane! He was very knowledgeable, safe when crossing the street, and helped us answer all of our questions! That tour rocked.
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katherinedavis2015
Johnson City, Texas
"Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 23, 2020 NEW
Our tour guide Crystal was great. She was knowledgeable and had a lot of great stories to tell about the area.
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D248XYlaurab
Boise, Idaho
"A History Lesson with a Punch!"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed October 18, 2020 NEW
My partner and I did the Raven's Omen tour. I selected this tour because it was advertised as adult only and super scary. While we did learn a lot about the French Quarter history and some of the ghastly things that have occurred, I felt it was a bit lacking. Maybe the other reviews hyped my expectations with how their guides were into character, but this tour lacked that. The tour guide was personable and I would recommend a haunted walking tour from Witches Brew, but if you're wanting the deep, dark, gory history, you might be left feeling disappointed with this specific tour.
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Behappyshorty
Beaumont, Texas
"Focus on history and sightings, not gore."
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed October 16, 2020 NEW
The places they went were interesting but our tour guide took too much delight in talking about the gore and murders rather than the history and sightings. The same stories told in a different manner would make this good, instead we left our tour early.
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mssterling1
"What a blast"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 13, 2020 NEW
Trevor was our tour guide he made the experience amazing would suggest anyone to go when visiting Nola !
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Frequently Asked Questions about 3 in 1 French Quarter, Cemetery & Voodoo Walking Tour

How early should we arrive?
You should plan to arrive 30-minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. If you miss the tour, you will only be able to rebook. You cannot catch up to a tour already in progress.

Where do we meet for our tour?
Meet at the corner of Royal and Conti Streets, directly across from Latrobe’s restaurant.

How long is the tour? 
2 hours.

Will tours operate in the rain? 
All tours go rain or shine.