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History & heritage tours

French Quarter carriage tour in New Orleans

Availability: Daily
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
INSTANT CONFIRMATION
Do this because
  • Hear all about the fascinating history, gorgeous architecture and rich culture of the French Quarter
  • Experience an unforgettable, intimate mule-drawn carriage ride
  • Visit Saint Louis Cemetery OR the lively neighborhood of Faubourg Marigny
What to expect

An authentic carriage tour in New Orleans is the perfect way to get acquainted with and experience the real heart of the city. Guided by a local and licensed professional, the carriage tour will introduce you to the interesting history, culture and architecture of the French Quarter at a leisurely pace. Certain tours offered in the early morning and afternoon even include an additional visit to Saint Louis Cemetery. You'll visit the tomb of Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, the Italian Benevolent Society Tomb, pyramid owned by Nicolas Cage and more!

If you book a tour at either 5.00pm or 6.00pm, you'll get the chance to explore a Creole neighborhood known as the Faubourg Marigny. This historic, offbeat district is home to many Creole museums, colorful cottages, shotgun homes and the famous, jazz-filled Frenchmen Street.

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What's included
  • Experienced, licensed tour guide
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up or drop-off services
Where

Jackson Square (located 700 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116)

Meeting point:
  • The tour will begin and end at Jackson Square
What to remember
  • One-hour tours at 9.00am, 10.00pm, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm and 2.00pm include visit to Saint Louis No. 1 Cemetery
  • One-hour tours at 5.00pm and 6.00pm include visit to Faubourg Marigny
  • Tours operate in rain or shine. All carriages have tops, and customers are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather. However, tours will be cancelled in extreme weather. Examples of extreme weather include thunderstorms, lightning storms, hail, temperatures exceeding 95 degrees or freezing temperatures below 32 degrees. Reservations cancelled due to weather are given the option to rebook or receive a full refund
  • Carriages are driven by large draft mules, and hold 6-8 passengers
  • Tour provider does not provide hotel pick-up or drop-off services
  • Tickets are non-refundable, except for in case of extreme weather
  • There are no refunds or reschedules for missed tour appointments (missed tour appointment is five minutes past scheduled time)
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When
  • Both 30-minute and 1-hour tours are offered daily from 9.00am through 6.30pm
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Provider
New Orleans Carriages
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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