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New Orleans Garden District Tour with Lafayette Cemetery

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  • Walk through New Orleans’ Garden District during this guided tour
  • Go inside the Opera Guild Home—this tour is one of the few to do so
  • Hear historical facts from a guide you might not learn otherwise
New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour: Mansions and Lafayette Cemetery
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New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour: Mansions and Lafayette Cemetery

This New Orleans Garden District walking tour takes you behind the usually closed doors of its antebellum mansions. Travel by coach to the famous New Orleans neighborhood from the French Quarter, and walk the streets with your guide who shares stories and fun facts about the antebellum mansions as you go. Book ahead as this tour is one of the only ones that allows you inside the Opera Guild Home.

What to Expect

This Garden District tour starts with a pickup by coach from your French Quarter hotel in New Orleans.

Once you arrive in the Garden District, a neighborhood known for having some of the most splendid, preserved antebellum mansions in the South, follow your guide on foot through the neighborhood.

Learn about the antebellum mansions and their ownerspast and present, from Jefferson Davis to Anne Rice. Look out for a house that’s owned by actress Sandra Bullock.

This guided tour also leads you inside the elegant Civil War-era Opera Guild Home, so you can explore the interior. It’s one of the only tours in the area that lets you step inside.

Afterward, journey through the above-ground tombs at Lafayette Cemetery before stopping at Magazine Po-Boy Shop for food or a drink (own expense).

The trip ends with drop-off at your French Quarter hotel.

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1 - 5 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent 4 hours!

My wife and I signed up for this after reading the positive reviews. We couldn't be any happier with the tour. We learned so much about the area - beyond just history. Daniel and Darius made an excellent guide-driver team. Really there are just not...More

3  Thank Dbradshaw2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Garden district tour

This tour was great! Our guide Mary E. Was very knowledgeable and charming. We learned a lot about the garden district and New Orleans history.

3  Thank Ana Maria B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
New Orleans Garden District Tour

Excellent tour. I highly recommend. Our tour guide, JoAnn was very nice and knowledgeable. We visited beautiful mansions as well as a cemetery. The Garden District is stunning.

1  Thank gcast7
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile
Amazing! Best tour we’ve been on!

This tour was absolutely amazing! Our guide was great and super informative. She was awesome to tell us where celebrities live in the garden district and even went out of her way to make sure we stayed in as much of the shade as possible...More

Thank Kambrie N
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile
Superb tour

Dartanya was our exceptional tour guide, she couldn’t have been more knowledgeable with the area from cemeteries to the stunning mansions. We would highly recommend this tour to others. Thank you

Thank Tanner G
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I’m not sure that they do, sorry!
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Response from TennesseeHorseMom | Reviewed this property |
It includes a visit to Lafayette Cemetery. It was very informative and a beautiful cemetery.
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