Tastes & Sounds of the South Escorted Tour

Nashville • Memphis • Natchez • New Orleans

Tastes & Sounds of the South Escorted Tour
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Nashville Revelry – A Musical Awakening in the Heart of Country

Embark on a musical odyssey from Nashville to New Orleans, soaking in the honky-tonk vibes and down-home cookin’. Start your journey waking up to the legendary Nashville Sound at RCA’s Studio B, unraveling tales of rock ‘n’ roll icons like Elvis Presley, Jim Reeves, and Roy Orbison. Delve deep into the life and music of Johnny Cash with a private performance by John Carter Cash, the son of Johnny and June. Explore Nashville at your own pace, from the iconic Grand Ole Opry to the inspiring Johnny Cash Museum.

Mississippi Delta to the Big Easy – Blues, Rock ‘n’ Roll, and Southern Charm

Venture down the Mississippi Delta, immersing yourself in the blues on Beale Street in Memphis, the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll. Indulge in the life of the King at Graceland before bidding farewell to Memphis. Head to Natchez, the jewel of the Mississippi River, and conclude your musical journey in the vibrant city of New Orleans, where the good times roll, and the soulful sounds of the Deep South resonate.

What's included?


Flights into Nashville and return from New Orleans

Flying with American Airlines
Flying from Dublin Airport


1 checked bag per person roundtrip

Tour Details

3 NIGHTS Nashville
2 NIGHTS Memphis
1 NIGHT Natchez
3 NIGHTS New Orleans

Included Sightseeing

Discover Nashville.
Visit Graceland, Frogmore Plantation, Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Studio B, Sun Studio, Country Music Hall of Fame.
Explore Memphis and New Orleans.

Offer Details

Based on 2 adults sharing

Travelling the 26th of April 2024 – Sale Tour price T&C applies

Dates available from April through October. This is an indicative price, please call us to quote you for your chosen date.

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Quote Reference number: 53241408

Your Adventure...

Arrive in Nashville (3 nights)
Nashville Sightseeing
Nashville at Leisure & Sightseeing
Nashville - Memphis (2 nights)
Graceland Excursion Day
Memphis - Natchez
Natchez - Oak Alley - New Orleans (3 nights)
New Orleans Sightseeing & Leisure Day
New Orleans at Leisure
Depart New Orleans
  • The beating heart of America's Music City will chart your pace as you prepare to embark on a leisurely pilgrimage to discover the sounds of the South. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

  • The famous Nashville Sound comes alive this morning as RCA's Studio B reveals the legends of Elvis Presley, Jim Reeves and Roy Orbison. Take a Cultural Insight into the life and music of Johnny Cash during a discussion and private performance of original and popular Cash tunes with Johnny and June's son, John Carter Cash (or another family member). Our acoustic journey continues with a visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to see Elvis' Solid Gold Cadillac limousine and Jim Reeves' tuxedo jacket-an extraordinary collection of memorabilia on display to admire. You'll have some time to yourself to continue your discovery of Nashville on a your choice sightseeing experience, exploring either the Johnny Cash Museum or the Ryman Auditorium.

  • Today is at leisure. Amble through Broadway's honky-tonk scene or perhaps enjoy the gut-busting flavours of homegrown hot chicken and biscuits. This evening, the sounds of country music fill the air as we head to the Grand Ole Opry, home to America's longest-running live radio programme.

  • We head for the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll and meet a musician and Local Specialist amidst the sounds of Blues on Beale Street. This afternoon, perhaps join an optional to the National Civil Rights Museum, home to the former Lorraine Motel, where civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.

  • Pay a visit to Sun Studios, which sought to immortalise the raw energy of Beale Street, recording the first Rock 'n' Roll single in 1951. Then worship at the altar of the King and head to Graceland, paying tribute to man who changed the face of American popular music and culture. This evening, embark on a your choice dining experience where you choose from a selection of local eateries. 

  • Visit the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum before travelling to Natchez. Connect with Locals as you meet Joe Stone in his 1850s home and visit the 1804 residence of Esther Carpenter, a former Four Seasons chef, with whom you'll enjoy a traditional three-course Deep South Be My Guest dinner with wine.

  • Dive into Culture at Frogmore Plantation and Gins and Make a Difference as you learn about efforts to preserve the cotton plantation heritage of the Mississippi Delta. Continue through the Louisiana countryside to Oak Alley Plantation along a quarter mile canopy of 300-year-old oak trees. The spicy scents of Creole cuisine linger long after this evening's visit to the New Orleans School of Cooking where we enjoy a fun cooking demonstration and a Regional Meal of Creole cuisine.

  • Let the good times roll in New Orleans today, tracing the cosmopolitan history of one of America's oldest cities with a Local Specialist, stopping at City Park and one of the ornate above-ground cemeteries, a unique feature of this city built on swamplands. Spend the afternoon soaking up the laid-back vibes of The Big Easy.

  • Today is yours to explore the French, Spanish and Creole sights and sounds of New Orleans. If you're feeling adventurous, visit Marie Laveau's Historic Voodoo Museum which traces the mysteries, legends and traditions of voodoo. This evening, join your Travel Director and new friends for a Farewell Dinner at the famed Court of Two Sisters.

  • For now, it's 'Au Revoir' New Orleans, but not 'Adieu'. Take a transfer to New Orleans International Airport.