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Sacred Grounds!

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    G L-f de Villiers

  • Locations

    New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    From: $30 USD per person
  • Duration

    2 Hours. Hosted by G L-f de Villiers.

  • Avg Distance

    Less than 2 miles. Fully-licensed and insured.

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    On your Schedule or Tuesday-Wednesday at 9:30.

  • Starting Location

    Antoine's Annex Cafe 513 Royal Street

  • Price Includes

    A personal and entertaining excursion into the past and present led by a bona fide Historian and long-time resident. Recommended by Frommer's and hundreds of happy guests! You deserve the best!

  • Notes

    Recommended by Frommer's, you and your group will enjoy the intimate, colorful, and well-presented nature of our tours. G L-f de Villiers is your locally-owned and community-based choice. Since 1989.


  • Your tour originates in the courtyard of an authentic Creole Townhouse; visits lovely architecturally-significant and culturally-relevant landmarks.
  • Unveil the secrets of our burial practices and tombs that make us unique in the United States, all within the sacred walls of the St. Louis Cemetery.
  • See the magnificent marble tomb of the Italian Society and many other notables. Learn to read the secret code of burial. Small groups. Never scripted.
  • Learn about Marie Laveau and the mysteries of Congo Square inside the beautiful Armstrong Park, home to the Opera and countless musical festivals.
  • Return through the picturesque French Quarter past Gallier- designed town homes to the charming Hermes Bar, perfect for a casual lunch and a drink!

Trip Info

Experience a very personal encounter with burial practices evolved from Ancient days and religious practices that grow out of faiths of old. Walk along the storied streets, visit the Mortuary Chapel and tombs of the famous and infamous. Walk through Congo Square arm-in-arm with a bona fide Historian and long-term resident of the Vieux Carre. Relish the Real History and the Best Gossip on an adventure beyond compare on this cemetery and voodoo tour. Small groups. Never more than twelve participants. Our tours are never-scripted. Be a part of New Orleans with us! You deserve the best! Since 1989.

Book online for the Tuesday or Wednesday tour! $30 per guest! Small groups! Excellent service!

Your adventure awaits!

G L-f de Villiers

G L-f deVilliers, the very best in New Orleans Historic tours. Native, Southern perspective; perfect for any traveler. Never scripted, always fresh. Since 1989.

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