Guided tour

New Orleans: Ghosts, Vampires, & Voodoo French Quarter Tour

Activity provider: Witches Brew Tours LLC

New Orleans: Ghosts, Vampires, & Voodoo French Quarter Tour

Activity provider: Witches Brew Tours LLC
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Hear tales of vampires, voodoo, and witchcraft on this city walking tour of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Listen as your guide brings this neighborhood's lively and haunted history to life.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Itinerary
2 hours
  • New Orleans

  • French Quarter (guided tour)

  • Muriel's Jackson Square, New Orleans (view)

  • Old Ursuline Convent (view)

  • New Orleans Pharmacy Museum (view)

  • Lalaurie Mansion (view)

  • New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum (view)

  • Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar

    • Optional
    • Entry not included
    • Extra fee
Meeting point
Main stop
End point
Highlights
  • Walk through the streets of New Orleans, discovering the rich culture and history of this popular southern city
  • See the infamous LaLaurie Mansion, inspiration for American Horror Story and the most haunted building in all of New Orleans
  • Visit spooky sites in the French Quarter, such as the St. Germaine House
  • Learn about the true life tale behind Kathy Bates' character on American Horror Story: Coven
  • Delve into the darker side of New Orleans with this evening walking tour of the city’s most eerie sites
Full description

Listen to stories of witchcraft and keep watch for spirits on a guided city walking tour of New Orleans. Explore the historical French Quarter, as you indulge in stories of magic, ghosts, vampires, and voodoo practitioners from your expert guide.

Travel to several of the city's venerated neighborhoods, soaking up stories about the witches, ghosts, vampires, and Voodoo practitioners who have contributed to the city's colorful past.

Meet your local guide and set off on a journey through New Orleans’ haunted history. Pass outside well-known sites such as Muriel’s Restaurant and the Old Ursuline Convent. See the exterior of the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, where bloodletting and leeching took place in the 19th century.

From the outside, see the house where Jacques Saint Germain — who was rumored to be a vampire — once lived. Plus, hear chilling tales of LaLaurie House and its mistress, Madame LaLaurie.

Let your guide entertain you with local folklore as you continue past the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum. The final stop of your activity is outside Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar, where your spooky experience will end.

Includes
  • Guided walking tour of New Orleans
  • Live tour commentary provided in English
  • Beverages and snacks
  • Entrance to sites mentioned

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Meeting point

Meet your guide on the steps of the Louisiana Supreme Courthouse.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Cash
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Please note that the attractions are not entered on this tour
  • Tour operates in all weather conditions, rain or shine
  • About 1 hour into the tour, there will be a 10-minute restroom and refreshment break. Food and drinks are not included in the ticket price
  • This tour is dog friendly
  • You are welcome to bring your own beverages
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 853 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5

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This was the first time my partner and I visited NOLA and taking this tour was one of our highlights of our trip! NOLA is filled with rich history and if you are interested in learning more about the spooky history we HIGHLY recommend booking this tour with Sarah D. I mistakenly bought VIP tickets which meant I paid a few dollars extra for tickets but the group was much smaller and it was adults only- it was 100% worth it! Sarah is an incredible storyteller, she made it fun yet provided so much knowledge given the topic and just had a way of captivating everyone’s attention (including my partner’s which is no easy task)! Overall this tour was a great way to see and learn about the city. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes as you’ll do a lot of walking and book the tour with Sarah D you will not regret it!

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January 14, 2023

We can from the state of Iowa visiting New Orleans for the first time. Our guide was very good at his job. He was very informative and very entertaining at the same time. We walked around the French Quarter and had time to take amazing photos. We arrived early and had time to grab a drink on Bourbon Street. I would recommend this tour to anyone.

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December 16, 2022

Had a great time on the tour with our guide and he told us some interesting stories of the French Quarter. It is a lot or walking but very doable. Parking is always a nightmare there (pardon the pun) but a movie was filming nearby and that made it worse. One of the places where I took some pictures, the scene of mass murders decades ago, not one of the pictures came through on my phone camera. All the others that night were fine and they hadn't been deleted because I never delete photos. I wonder if some of the spirits wanted to be left alone!

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October 28, 2022

Product ID: 207234