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New Orleans Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Small Group Walking Tour

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  • Explore New Orleans’ Garden District with a guide and small group
  • Learn the rich history behind this elegant neighborhood
  • See ornate tombs in Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, a popular filming location
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New Orleans Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Small Group Walking Tour
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A two-hour morning stroll through New Orleans’ elegant 19th Century garden neighborhood and enchanting Lafayette Cemetery. Begin at 10am and end in time for lunch on Magazine Street!
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A two-hour afternoon walking tour through New Orleans’ elegant 19th Century garden neighborhood and enchanting Lafayette Cemetery. Come after lunch and shop on Magazine Street after the tour!
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Escape the bustle of downtown for an afternoon stroll through the historic and beautiful Lafayette Cemetery #1 and the surrounding elegant and lush Garden District.
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Overview
Get a local perspective on New Orleans’ posh, 19th-century Garden District on this small-group walking tour. Stroll down quiet, leafy avenues to admire elegant mansions while a guide shares the history of one of the most charming areas in the city. Also visit legendary Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 to check out above-ground tombs featured in films such as Interview with the Vampire.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group at Gracious Bakery along the historic St. Charles Avenue streetcar line.
Set off by foot to explore this neighborhood known for its stately southern mansions and wide avenues framed by lush greenery. See different architectural styles and learn about the history of New Orleans, from the Louisiana Purchase through the Civil War and Great Depression.
Visit some of the Garden District’s departed residents at the Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, one of the oldest and most famous graveyards in New Orleans. Learn why the city buries its dead above ground, and see the tombs of illustrious Louisiana families. You may recognize the cemetery from films and TV shows including Interview with a Vampire, American Horror Story: Coven, Double Jeopardy, and NCIS: New Orleans.
Reviews (56)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A fabulous tour of the Garden District with James.

My wife my daughter and I took this fantastic tour of New Orleans' Garden District on Christmas Eve. James was our fabulous guide and we enjoyed every moment of our tour. James is a super knowledgeable person and has tons of charm and experience. During...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GiladIsrael
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your review, Gilad! I am so glad your family enjoyed your tour with James. He is very funny, but you also learn a lot on his tours. We are looking forward to touring with you next time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing person, charismatic, and very funny and knowledgeable

James knows his stuff, kept us entertained the whole time, and was super knowledge. Definitely recommend.More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Thomas K
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this great review! James is very entertaining, and really understands New Orleans. Deep knowledge combined with a great storytelling style is the thing that makes our Lucky Bean guests love our tours, and we are so grateful for the opportunity to show...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018
Take a walk with Libby and learn about the history!

We toured the Garden District with Libby of Lucky Bean Tours. She was excellent and amazingly knowledgeable! We couldn't believe how much she knew about the history of New Orleans and the Garden District - no question she couldn't answer! We really appreciated how she...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank montjen
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing! Reviews mean so much to this small business, and we deeply appreciate every single one. I love the Garden District for its beauty, but also for the larger story it tells about the development, downfall, and rebirth of New Orleans. I...More

Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile
Loved it!

I am so grateful that our guide, James, sent out a text the morning of our tour - so clever! My friend and I were running late and I was able to give him a heads up and make sure we knew where to catch...More

Thank Tara S
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Tara! James really enjoys showing our guests around the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery. I'm glad that you chose Lucky Bean Tours to help you get re-acquainted with this jewel of a neighborhood, and I'm glad you were able to take in Magazine Street....More

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Great Tour

Josh was out guide and was very kind, friendly, and knowledgeable. The walking tour is a perfect way to see the sights. I will be using them next time I am in the area.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sherry H
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for reviewing! We are looking forward to seeing you next time, as we are constantly learning more stories about this unique place and we love sharing them. There is no better way to really understand the culture of a place than to start...More

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Response from Judy-Cucin | Reviewed this property |
That's a pretty big group for 1 tour guide. Frankly, I'd split the group between 2 guides if possible.
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