Royal Carriages logo

Dixie Bohemia French Quarter Carriage Tour

The daytime carriage tour is perfect for those looking for a historic exploration of more than just Bourbon Street. You'll learn all about the French Quarter, plus you'll get to visit either Saint Louis Cemetery #1 or the historic Faubourg Marigny.

"An awesome way to see and learn the history of The French Quarter and New Orleans."

You and your guests are going to love the opportunity to sit back and relax while your carriage driver unfolds 300 years of fun-filled history on your mule-drawn carriage ride. We cover the storied history of New Orleans, discussing everything from our resilient culture to the aging architecture.  

"Get out of the crowd and off your feet while taking in the French Quarter on a carriage ride. New Orleans offer many tours, but what sets the Royal Carriage tours apart is the small groups and the ability to relax while taking in the sights and history. On the tour, you can cover a large area of the French Quarter, learn interesting history of the area, and get off of your feet and relax. The driver/guide is well-informed and with such a small group can answer individual questions. Lots of fun!" 

-Trip Advisor Review by Joseph D

Limited Availability

French Quarter and Cemetery Carriage Tours in New Orleans

The 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 2:00 pm Dixie Bohemia French Quarter Carriage Tours include a tour inside the oldest above ground cemetery in New Orleans, Saint Louis Cemetery #1. Admission into the cemetery is included. The 5:00 pm rolls through a second historic neighborhood known as the Faubourg Marigny to show off more fabulous architecture in addition to local live music districts. 

Purchase your tickets now to guarantee your seat!

Special Notes:

  • This 1-hour group carriage tour travels at a leisurely pace and with small groups exceeding no more than 8 passengers per carriage. 
  • *This carriage tour travels throughout the French Quarter and may include a combination a surprise visit to either St. Louis Cemetery #1, subject to operating hours of the cemetery, burials, holidays, etc. 
  • This tour departs from 700 Decatur. All tour participants must check in with Royal Carriages on-site supervisor. He or she will place you on the correct carriage for the tour. 
  • Due to the popular nature of these tours, tickets are required to guarantee your seat on the carriage. We are usually unable to accommodate those guests who arrive without pre-purchased tickets. 
  • Tickets and boarding instructions are emailed immediately after purchase. Having printed tickets is not necessary.

Other Tours

FEATURED

History & Haunts

The Haunted Carriage Tour

The nighttime carriage tour highlights both the history and the hauntings that the French Quarter is most known for! Visit famous haunted locations and learn about the ghosts, voodoo spirits, and demons who refuse to leave.

$40 per person

Ride Royal Private Tour

Have it all to yourself!

Spend a little more and purchase a private carriage rental that can seat up to 4 passengers comfortable.

$100 - $200 Private Carriage Rental (Seats 4 passengers)

Bare Bones

St. Louis Cemetery #1 Walking Tour

The tombs of St. Louis Cemetery tell the colorful and historic stories of those who impacted the city, be it politician, musician, voodoo priestess, gambler or Mardi Gras indian.

$15 per person

Latest Royal News

How to incorporate carriage transportation into your New Orleans Wedding?

April 26, 2017 - Whether you want a unique exit to express your style or a fun way to give your bridal party and even your guests a lift too, there are lots of hot options for your ...read more

My partner and I enjoyed a wonderful Royal Carriage hour-long tour of French Quarter and St. Louis Cemetery with Mark and Cayenne. As a historian myself, I was happy to see Mark reaching out to the tourists with subjects like real estate and housing and teaching a lot of New Orleans history, including of its many ethnic communities and its slave history, full of enthusiasm and obvious love for his native city. He's what most of my historian colleagues wish to be, someone who can reach audiences and share his knowledge and enthusiasm for his subject. Bravo, Mark and Cayenne! Perfect birthday treat for my other half.

Mark, Arizona, USA

More reviews