Houmas House & Madewood Plantation Mansion Tour

With Lunch

Tours by Isabelle. Premier New Orleans Tours for over 39 Years! Tours of Louisiana’s Plantations, Bayous and Swamps. Houmas House & Madewood Plantations. You’ll Fall in Love with Louisiana!

Houmas House Plantation

Tours by Isabelle. Premier New Orleans Tours for over 39 Years! Tours of Louisiana’s Plantations, Bayous and Swamps. San Francisco & Houmas House Plantations. You’ll Fall in Love with Louisiana!

Madewood Plantation Mansion

Houmas House, Private Lunch, and Madewood Plantation Mansion Tour: $169 Per Person

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

This tour runs any day we reach a minimum of 6 people.

Enjoy a pilgrimage back in time to the Antebellum South on this small group van tour. Visit two Louisiana plantations and enjoy an elegant lunch on the famous Bayou Lafourche steamboat route! Enjoy a narrated scenic drive out of New Orleans and along the shores of Lake Ponchartrain. Soon, you’ll arrive at our first stop: Houmas House plantation.

Houmas House Plantation

Experience the southern splendor of this “Sugar Palace” when your period dressed tour guide leads you into 16 rooms filled with priceless antiques and Louisiana artwork. Upon completion in 1840, Houmas House was the crown jewel of Louisiana’s River Road. The heroically columned Greek revival exterior is stunning. It is topped by a belvedere that surveys the oak alley leading to the sweeping bend in the river. Enjoy the breeze off of the Mississippi River and stroll the grounds in the shadows of ancient oaks.

Gardens of Houmas House Plantation. Tours by Isabelle.

Enjoy the Beautiful Gardens of Houmas House Plantation

Lunch at Madewood Plantation Mansion

After touring Houmas House, enjoy a scenic crossing of the mighty Mississippi on the Sunshine Bridge. Then, after driving deep through sugar cane fields into the heart of Cajun Country, we arrive at Madewood Plantation Mansion for a private lunch. Menu:

Starters:

  • House Salad with Curry dressing
  • Freshly baked Corn Bread

Entrée, choice of: 

  • Chicken & Smoked Sausage Gumbo over Rice
  • Pecan crusted Grilled Chicken (Gluten-Free)
  • Shrimp Étouffée over Rice 
  • Spinach Pie (Vegetarian)

  Served with Pumpkin & Yam Lafourche, and Southern Style Green Beans

Dessert and Drinks

  • Ms. Angie’s Home Baked Dessert 
  • Non-alcoholic Drinks (included), beer & wine available for purchase
Madewood Plantation Dining Room. Tours by Isabelle. Premier New Orleans Tours for over 39 Years! Tours of Louisiana’s Plantations, Bayous and Swamps.

Enjoy a Private, Elegant, Seated Luncheon in the Grand Ballroom

Madewood Plantation Mansion Tour

Following lunch, our small group will experience a privately guided tour of this charming Greek revival temple. Famous New Orleans architect, Henry Howard, built “The Gem on the Bayou” in 1846.

 

Madewood Plantation Exterior View. Tours by Isabelle.

Mansion Exterior View

Madewood Plantation Interior View. Tours by Isabelle.

Mansion Interior View