French Quarter & Marigny Neighborhood Carriage Ride

1 hour (Approx.)
Free cancellation
1 - 8
Mobile ticket


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. While our carriage tours cover a ton of history, they aren't boring history lectures. Aside from history, we'll chat about things like food, cocktails, nightclubs, jazz, museums, must-sees, and things to do!


  • Mule-drawn carriage ride
  • We'll chat about things like food, nightclubs, jazz, museums, must-sees, and things to do!

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: French Quarter, New Orleans, LA

Discover the history and mystery of the French Quarter, also known as the Vieux Carre. See prominent landmarks such as the St. Louis Cathedral, French Market, Spanish Cabildo, Pontalba Buildings, Place D'Armes, and Napoleon House. Learn about important events such as the Great Fire of 1788, Battle of New Orleans, etc. Admire the architecture of Creole Esplanade, Old Slave Quarters, French Coffee Houses, Spanish Patios, and Ironwork Balconies

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: St. Louis Cathedral, 615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3291

St. Louis Cathedral is the oldest continuously active cathedral in the U.S.

Pass By: French Market, 1008 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3406

See this historic market area, overlooking the Mississippi.

Pass By: Cabildo, 701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130

This Spanish colonial building was made from a mold crafted by Dr. Francesco Antommarchi, who was one of Napoleon Bonaparte's physicians at the time of his death. The museum is now home to Napoleon's death mask.

Pass By: Pontalba Buildings, 700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3372

Often referred to as the “oldest apartment building in the U.S."

Meeting point

700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Deep cleaning for carriages
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons


  • Snacks
  • Gratuity

Ticket delivery

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
May 2022

You can walk around NO and see things, or you can take a carriage ride and learn things. The guide makes or breaks this, and Mark made it great. Informative, funny, and interesting. We are glad we did it.

April 2022

The carriage ride was easy and relaxed and our guide gave a lot of informative info. It is a glimpse into the area and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We would recommend for people looking for a fun way to see an area that you couldn't see as easy with a big tour bus. And its a goos length of time

April 2022

Excellent hour spent with Royal Carriage! We took the 6pm tour and was able to really see the city at dusk. It was beatiful, The driver was knowledgable could have spoken louder. Great family event!

April 2022

We weren’t expecting much especially since we had just done one of the ghost walking tours the night before, but we had a fantastic time! Mark was a great tour guide and gave lots of great information about the city. He even took us to some of the same spots we went to the evening before but tol...

April 2022

This was our fourth carriage tour with Royal Carriages and each is better than the last. Mark, our driver, was a hoot and Cole the mule was sweet and well behaved.

April 2022

A must do in New Orleans! We went on this tour our first day in the city and we saw and learned so much. I highly recommend!

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