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Musical Dynasties: Nashville to New Orleans
with Carnival Glory's Caribbean Gems

Are you a little bit country? A little bit rock ‘n’ roll? Then you’ll love this musical heritage vacation that follows the influential sounds of chart-topping history from Nashville to Memphis with a crescendo in New Orleans for all that jazz. Strut your way down Nashville’s Honky Tonk Row and to reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry. Swivel your hips through Elvis Presley’s Graceland estate and the famous studios and streets of Memphis. Jump, jive, and wail through the New Orleans French Quarter in search of the blues and beignets. You’ll also face the music as you follow the path of the Mississippi River to the famed Delta Blues Museum, the B.B. King Museum, and Morgan Freeman’s Ground Zero Blues Club. Both a musical and southern heritage tour, this vacation through the Deep South leads you to elegant antebellum mansions, historic cotton plantations, and the not-so-soft sounds of country, rock, and rhythm and blues. After all the action, sit back and unwind on a 7 night cruise to the Caribbean.


May Temperature Nashville

AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE
25°C
  HIGH
TEMPERATURE
28°C
  LOW
TEMPERATURE
15°C
DAILY SUNSHINE
HOURS

11 hrs

     
 


Musical Dynasties Tour May 2023

Start Date 28 April 2023
End Date 14 May 2023
Duration 17 Nights
Price From £3449pp
Ship Carnival Glory
Highlights   
9nt Escorted Musical Dynasties Tour (HB), 7nt Full Board Cruise
   


Escorted Tour Highlights
• 9nt Fully Escorted Tour Half Board Basis
• Visit RCA Studio B, Nashvilles Oldest Recording Studio - Tour & Recording Session
• Half Day Nashville Tour Including Country Music Hall of Fame
​• Visit Sun Studio and Stax Museum of American Soul Music
• Graceland Tour - Including Elvis Presley's Office, Gold Records, Awards & Costumes 
• "Graceland of the Sky" Private Jet & Presley Family Meditation Garden
• Delta Blues Museum • Devils Crossroads
• Lunch With a Performance By Local Musician at Ground Zero Blues Club
• "The Help" Tour To See The Sites & Locations From The Film 
• B.B King Museum • Frogmore Plantation
• Martin Accordions
• Cruise The Waterways of the Atchafalaya Basin
• The Great River Road
• Tour of Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
• French Quarter Sightseeing Including Jackson Square & Pirates Alley
• Scenic drive on St. Charles Avenue along the Garden District

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Carnival Splendor with Vivid Sydney Light Show

 


Your itinerary in detail:
 

     

Your Tour:
‣ Day 1
- Fly UK to Nashville to begin Your 10 Day Musical Dynasties Tour. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.
‣ Day 2 - NASHVILLE - Visit to Globus Local Favorite RCA Studio B, Nashville’s oldest recording studio, includes a guided tour and a personal recording session to take home. Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes Centennial Park, Music Row, and Honky Tonk Row. Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame. Free time this afternoon. This evening, enjoy a live music show with reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry. (BB)
‣ Day 3 - NASHVILLE/MEMPHIS - Visit Sun Studio and Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Dinner at a local restaurant this evening. (B,D)
‣ Day 4 - MEMPHIS GRACELAND - Sightseeing with a Local Guide. Visit to Graceland includes Elvis Presley’s original business office, collection of gold records and awards, costumes, automobile museum, “Graceland of the Sky” private jet, and Presley family Meditation Garden. Free time this afternoon and evening. (BB)
‣ Day 5 - CLARKSDALE Visit the Delta Blues Museum, followed by a photo stop at Devil’s Crossroads. Lunch with a performance by a local musician at Morgan Freeman’s Globus Local Favorite Ground Zero Blues Club.
GREENWOOD The Help tour with a Local Guide to see the sites and locations used for the Oscar-winning movie. Free time this evening. Overnight at the historic Alluvian Hotel, originally opened in 1917, the fully renovated hotel is now rated as one of the Top 10 Hotels in the United States by Conde’ Nast magazine. (B,L)
‣ Day 6 - GREENWOOD/INDIANOLA/NATCHEZ
INDIANOLA Visit the B.B. King Museum.
NATCHEZ Dinner this evening at a Globus Local Favorite Antebellum mansion. (B,D)
‣ Day 7- FERRIDAY/FROGMORE/LAFAYETTE
FERRIDAY
Guided tour of the Delta Music Museum to learn intimate stories about Jerry Lee Lewis, Conway Twitty, and other Louisiana Delta musicians. Tour the historic Frogmore Plantation with a Local Guide to learn about life from the 1700’s to today.
LAFAYETTE Visit to Globus Local Favorite Martin Accordions includes music and stories by the Martin family in addition to insights to accordion making. Free time this evening.
ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Lafayette with a Cajun dinner and dancing. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app. (BB)
‣ Day 8 - LAFAYETTE/HOUMAS HOUSE PLANTATION/NEW ORLEANS
LAFAYETTE Visit St. Martinville to see the famous oak tree from Longfellow’s poem, Evangeline. Then cruise through the swampy waterways of the Atchafalaya Basin. A Cajun lunch on the Atchafalaya followed by a scenic drive past plantation mansions on the Great River Road. Tour of Houmas House Plantation and Gardens with a Local Guide before driving to New Orleans. Free time this evening. (B,L)
‣ Day 9 - NEW ORLEANS Sightseeing in the French Quarter with a Local Guide includes Jackson Square and Pirate’s Alley, followed by a stop at a traditional New Orleans aboveground cemetery. Scenic drive on St. Charles Avenue along the Garden District. Free time this afternoon before a farewell dinner at a historic restaurant. (B,D)

 


Your Cruise:
‣ After breakfast checkout of hotel and make your own way to the port to embark Carnival Glory for Your 7nt Full Board Cruise (BB) 
‣ Day At Sea
‣ Day At Sea
‣ Montego Bay
‣ Grand Cayman
‣ Cozumel
‣ Day At Sea
Disembark Carnival Glory in New Orleans for Overnight Flight Back to UK (OWN Transfer)

Carnival Splendor with Vivid Sydney Light Show
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