Nashville Skyline at Sunset
Nashville Skyline at Sunset
Honky Tonk Bars, Live Music and Grand Ole Opry, Nashville
Honky Tonk Bars, Live Music and Grand Ole Opry, Nashville
Bustling nightlife at New Orleans' French Quarter
Bustling nightlife at New Orleans' French Quarter
Sun Studio, Beale Street & Graceland, Memphis
Sun Studio, Beale Street & Graceland, Memphis
New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
Music Scenes in New Orleans
Music Scenes in New Orleans
Louisiana Plantation House & BB King Performance in Tennessee
Louisiana Plantation House & BB King Performance in Tennessee

American Rhythms

7 Nights from €1,529 Including Flights

Overview

A fabulously lively escorted tour as you venture through America’s Southern states, see how its music influenced musicians all over the world and how we see them today. Journey through the heart of country music as you explore Nashville, be amazed at Elvis Presley’s Graceland Mansion as you delve into his fame throughout the years in Memphis and discover deep roots in blues and soul in New Orleans. Enjoy the Southern comforts through their delicious dishes, historic neighbourhoods and fabulous hospitality.

Highlights

  • Enjoy an in-depth guided walking tour of Nashville, Tennessee
  • Take a tour of the Country Music Hall of Fame and famous Studio B where Elvis Presley and Dolly Parton among others recorded their records
  • Tour Elvis Presley’s Graceland Mansion
  • Enjoy views of the Mississippi River on a Steamboat with lively jazz band
  • Visit the Oak Alley Plantation with lunch

Itinerary Overview
Fly into Nashville 3 nights – Memphis 1 night –New Orleans 3 nights – Fly home from New Orleans

Our holidays include
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  • Checked baggage
  • CAR licensed & bonded
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Arrive in Nashville

Land in Nashville and make your way independently to your hotel. Meet up with your Tour Director and enjoy your evening at leisure. Take a stroll down Music Row at night to see the illuminating signs light up the streets.

Overnight: Inn at Opryland

Day 2

Nashville

Explore Nashville in detail with your local expert where you’ll see the famous Honkie Tonks and Boots stores and soak up the atmosphere as you discover how they are the heart of country music. How about an optional fantastic backstage tour of the iconic Grand Ole Opry? It includes an in depth look of the historic building and a chance to enjoy the concert which doubles as a live radio broadcast!

Overnight: Inn at Opryland

Day 3

Nashville

The day is at your leisure as you engage in the Music City with a handful of activities to choose from. How about visiting the newly renovated Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville? Once home to the Grand Ole Opry. An optional visit to the imposing Nashville Country Hall of Fame and RCA Studio is a must as you explore significant artists who have shaped the Country Music over the years. RCA Studio B is world famous to the likes of Waylon Jennings, Dolly Parton, Roy Orbison and Elvis Presley having recorded their records here.

Overnight: Inn at Opryland

Day 4

Memphis

Journey through the countryside towards Memphis, the city famous for their influential strains of blues, soul and rock 'n' roll that originated there. Enjoy a city tour including Beale Street, heart of the blues music scene. A tour of Memphis is not complete without an optional visit to Elvis Presley’s famous Graceland. See the impressive collection of his musical achievements, famous memorabilia and a tour of his Graceland Mansion.

Overnight: Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown

Day 5

New Orleans

Leave the Home of the Blues as you’ll past through Mississippi, Jackson and Louisiana on your way through to New Orleans, infamous for their Mardi Gras celebrations. Tonight, how about boarding on an authentic Mississippi Riverboat dinner cruise with lively jazz band?

Overnight: Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Day 6

New Orleans

Take the time to enjoy your day at leisure and take in the French atmosphere as you explore the gravitas of New Orleans. Savour its Cajun and Creole food as you wander the French Quarter with its trademark wrought iron balconies that look over the cobbled streets. An optional must see is the remarkable Oak Alley Plantation, discover its rich history of the antebellum south with lunch in the historic grounds.

Overnight: Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Day 7

New Orleans

Wander at leisure today as you explore more of the French Quarters and other neighbourhoods, take a look at an abundance of compelling activities available in this incredible city.

Overnight: Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Day 8

New Orleans

Depart your hotel as you make your way independently to the airport as your tour comes to an end.

  • Return transatlantic flights
  • Services of a Tour Director
  • Hotel accommodation for 7 nights as described above or similar
  • All transport shown
  • Nashville City Walking tour with local expert
  • Full Day Guided Tour of Memphis
  • New Orleans and French Quarter Tour
  • Full escorted from Day 3 – Day 7

What’s not included
Airport transfers

Optional excursions:

Grand Ole Opry - $55
Nashville Country Hall of Fame and RCA Studio B - $42
Elvis Experience - $59
New Orleans Dinner Cruise - $79
New Orleans Lunch with Oak Alley Plantation - $76
Ghosts and Spirits Walking Tour - $27
Hurricane Katrina Tour - $55
Swamp and Bayou Tour - $51
Super City Tour - $44
Cemetery and Voodoo Walking Tour - $27
Garden District, Mansion and Cemetery Walking Tour - $39

Rates are approximate prices and can be subject to change and availability

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