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Madison, Indiana
$3,499
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American Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Visit the Muhammad Ali Center
  • Explore Clifty Falls State Park
  • Immerse yourself in Cincinnati
  • Relax in Brook Hill Park
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the quaint towns of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and West Virginia on this remarkable 8-day journey between the arts district and vibrant downtown of Louisville and the formidable skyline of Pittsburgh, once the epicenter of steel baron society. Cincinnati and its famous chili adds a spicy …
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Houmas House, Louisiana
$3,599
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Antebellum Style

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Amble along New Orleans's streets
  • Linger at the Oak Alley Plantation
  • Climb aboard the USS Kidd
  • Appreciate the magnolia blossoms
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
The South's Antebellum style is the focus of this enriching voyage through magnolia blossoms and plantation homes. A special overnight in Natchez, home of the ship's award-winning Chef de Cuisine Regina Charboneau, allows time to explore the architecture of the National Historic District by …
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Cave-In-Rock, Illinois
$3,999
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Appalachian Elegance

9 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Explore Cave-in-Rock village
  • Tour Helen Keller's Ivy Green House
  • View Civil War statues
  • Visit NASA's Flight Center
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Follow the voices of the past on this 9-day adventure along the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers aboard the MS Louisiane.Listen for the echoes of river pirates at Cave-In-Rock, visit the remarkable National Quilt Museum in Paducah, and relive the tragedy of the Civil War at Shiloh National Military Park, …
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Savannah/Shiloh. Tennessee
$3,999
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Backroads of America

9 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Stroll through lively Chattanooga
  • Commemorate the Civil War battles
  • Visit New Madrid
  • Explore Beale Street in Memphis
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sail from the foothills of the Appalachians in Chattanooga to the broad Mississippi River on this 9-day river cruise aboard the luxury MS Louisiane.Survey one of the poignant battlegrounds of the Civil War at Shiloh National Military Park and then see a nation reunited within the fabrics of …
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Louisville, Kentucky
$3,599
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Bluegrass Grandeur

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Explore the Popeye Museum
  • Learn about Paducah's local history
  • Visit the John James Audubon Museum
  • Stroll around Louisville
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
In this 8-day voyage aboard the luxury MS Louisianethe best of America is on display. Sail along the Ohio River from thespirited St. Louis to therefreshingly cosmopolitan Louisville.Sample some old-fashioned Kentucky bourbon and gallery hop in quaint downtown Henderson or admire art of a different …
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Sunflower field in Cape Girardeau, Missouri
$2,499
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Enchanting Passages

6 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Visit the Anheuser-Busch brewery
  • Study Cape Girardeau's murals
  • See the Wacinton Sculpture
  • Discover captivating Louisville
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sailthe point where the earthy colors of the Mississippi meet the blue waters of the Ohio and run side by side before intermingling. This 6-day luxury voyage from St. Louis to Louisville encompasses the historic brick homes and trendy warehouses of St. Louis to Louisville's penchant for the …
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Memphis, Tennessee
$3,599
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Historic Currents

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Learn about New Madrid's history
  • Sail to Ste. Genevieve
  • Explore the Cathedral of St. Louis
  • Indulge at a classic brewery
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
As you sail from the melodies of Beale Street in joyous Memphis to the gleaming stainless steel of the Gateway Arch in charismatic St. Louis, history becomes current. In New Madrid, consider the series of earthquakes in 1811 and 1812 which were so violent that they caused the Mississippi River to …
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St. Louis Arch, Missouri
$4,599
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Jewels of the Heartland

10 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Join a city tour in Chicago
  • Enjoy a train journey to St. Louis
  • Visit Mark Twain's home and museum
  • Ride Dubuque's historic funicular
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Prepare to be dazzled by the colors of autumn on this glorious fall foliage cruise. Enjoy some decadent deep dish pizza in one of Chicago’s legendary eateries and sip some warm cider amid the splendor of St. Paul's Como Park Conservatory. In Hannibal, find the Mark Twain Cave and tour …
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Ottawa, Illinois
$3,799
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Marquette Explorer

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Wonder at the St. Louis Arch
  • Tour a local winery in Grafton
  • Visit the Beardstown Courthouse
  • Take a hike in Baker Lake Park
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sail the rarely navigated Illinois River on this 8-day remarkable adventure where the riverbanks are almost close enough to touch and friendly canoeists escort theLouisianealong the river. Look for bald eagles in Grafton, visit the remarkable Peoria Riverfront Museum, and discover Native American …
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Davenport, Iowa
$3,599
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Midwestern Majesty

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Visit Mark Twain's boyhood home
  • Enjoy public art in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Explore the Cathedral of St. Paul
  • Admire Sugar Loaf
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
As fall arrives, the majestic reds, oranges and yellows of the leaves begin to ripple across the rolling hills of the Midwest. Experience autumn among the trees in magical Great River Bluffs State Park in Winona. Be sure to ask the locals for the perfect wine and cheese pairing in Prairie du Chien. …
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Oak Alley, Louisiana
$3,499
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Plantation Celebration

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Visit Memphis's famous museums
  • Explore Vicksburg's military park
  • Discover antebellum buildings
  • Linger at the Oak Alley Plantation
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the luxury MS Louisiane for a celebration of the elegance, charm, and generosity of the South. Cruise through historic sites in Mississippi and the parishes of Louisiana. Enjoy time in two of America's greatest cities, each with their own distinct musical styles, the blues and rock & …
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Flowers in Alexandria, Louisiana
$3,799
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Red River Holiday

9 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Amble along New Orleans streets
  • Visit Baton Rouge's Capitols
  • Land in Louisiana's exact center
  • Relish Natchitoches's flavors
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the MS Louisiane for a 9-day cruise visiting the most interesting and decorative destinations in Louisiana. Embrace New Orleans' jazz clubs, shop among the street vendors in Jackson Square, and tour the tree-shaded Garden District's distinctive mansions.Climb aboard theUSS Kidd,an …
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$6,699
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River Pioneers

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Explore majestic Cincinnati
  • Visit the Muhammad Ali Center
  • Tour soulful Beale Street
  • See gallant Natchez buildings
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sail in the wake of theNew Orleans, the first steamboat on America's rivers, and her epic 1811-12 voyage from Pittsburgh to New Orleans. TheLouisianemakes this 14-day journey with considerable more style and luxury, but the appeal of the towns and scenery along the way are just as timeless. …
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Musicians in Helena, Arkansas
$1,899
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Sounds of the River

5 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Stroll on Memphis' soul museums
  • Navigate along the Arkansas River
  • Visit the Civil War-era Fort Curtis
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Put on your dancing shoes and prepare to tap your toes for a 5-day journey through America's musical wonderlands aboard the luxury MS Louisiane.Your voyage begins and ends in Memphis where the sounds of blues and jazz spill out from the clubs onto Beale Street,and a tour through Elvis …
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Memphis, Tennessee
$4,599
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Southern Spirit

10 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Tour Oak Alley's Big House
  • Visit antebellum Natchez buildings
  • Explore the Winterville Mounds
  • Stroll along Beale Street
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover the holiday spirit of the South on this 10-day cruise from theallure of New Orleans' Bourbon Street to the blues and jazz of Memphis' Beale Street.Chat with one of the smiling guides in period costumes at the antebellum Oak Alley Plantation, enjoy lunch at lovely Stanton Hall in …
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New Orleans - Splendor of the South
$2,599
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Splendors of the South

6 Day Itinerary aboard MS Louisiane
  • Hop on a streetcar in New Orleans
  • Stroll through Oak Alley Plantation
  • Get lost in antebellum Natchez
  • Sip a pre-dinner aperitif
Activities: River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Escape to the matchless Creole and Cajun culture of New Orleans and pet an alligator, tour the National World War II Museum, or stroll among the chic galleries and cafes of the Warehouse District. Walk from theLouisiane's gangway to the grounds of Oak Alley Plantation and sit a spell with a …
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2016
EmbarksDays 
Dec 148Antebellum Style
Dec 2010Southern Spirit
Dec 288Plantation Celebration
2017
EmbarksDays 
Mar 048Antebellum Style
Mar 1010Southern Spirit
Mar 188Plantation Celebration
Mar 249Red River Holiday
Mar 316Splendors of the South
Apr 046Splendors of the South
Apr 088Antebellum Style
Apr 228Plantation Celebration
Apr 2810Southern Spirit
May 068Plantation Celebration
May 1210Southern Spirit
May 208Plantation Celebration
May 269Red River Holiday
Jun 0210Southern Spirit
Jun 108Plantation Celebration
Jun 1610Southern Spirit
Jun 248Historic Currents
Jun 3010Jewels of the Heartland
Jul 088Midwestern Majesty
Jul 148Marquette Explorer
Jul 208Marquette Explorer
Jul 266Enchanting Passages
Jul 308American Adventure
Aug 058American Adventure
Aug 118American Adventure
Aug 178American Adventure
Aug 239Appalachian Elegance
Aug 309Backroads of America
Sep 065Sounds of the River
Sep 098Historic Currents
Sep 1510Jewels of the Heartland
Sep 238Midwestern Majesty
Sep 2910Jewels of the Heartland
Oct 078Midwestern Majesty
Oct 138Bluegrass Grandeur
Oct 198American Adventure
Oct 2514River Pioneers
Nov 066Splendors of the South
Nov 1010Southern Spirit
Nov 188Plantation Celebration
Nov 246Splendors of the South
Dec 0510Southern Spirit
Dec 138Plantation Celebration
Dec 199Red River Holiday
Dec 266Splendors of the South
Dec 308Antebellum Style
Passengers: 150
Ship Type: River Cruise Ship

The Louisiane has the soul of a romantic and the enthusiasm of an explorer and is designed to offer unique itineraries such as voyages along the Red River, Mississippi River, Ohio River, and Tennessee River. The Louisiane celebrates the cultural and epicurean influences of la belle France mixed with warm Southern hospitality and refined, unobtrusive service. Experience river cruising in America like never before!

Sailing aboard the MS Louisiane is a singular experience that will stay with you long after your voyage has concluded.‚Äč Meticulously designed for boutique cruises, she offers the unique opportunity to watch charming towns slip past as you relax on the open decks with a mint julep. Experience the most unique and exclusive live entertainment and enjoy the solitude in some of the most elegant suites and staterooms designed with comfort in mind. 

Public Areas:
- The Crescent Room™: The Crescent Room provides the most fine dining with southern and Continental creations cooked by the acclaimed Chef de Cuisine Regina Charboneau and served beneath glittering chandeliers. With unique and exclusive live entertainment, the Crescent Room transforms into a cabaret each evening after dinner.
The Veranda™: Savor a relaxed atmosphere in this alternative casual dining venue.
- Bar Royale™: Enjoy an aperitif before dinner in the chic Bar Royale.
- French Quarter Lounge™: Salute the sounds of soft jazz with a flute of champagne.
- Great River Lounge™: Play cards, engage in conversation with new friends, or enjoy a movie.
- Currents Spa™: Indulge in scented oil treatments and a beauty salon for manicures, pedicures and styling.

Accommodations:
With only 75 suites and staterooms, the Louisiane is small enough to cruise waterways that larger riverboats cannot and intimate enough that the staff will quickly learn your name and preferences.

The Louisiane suites and staterooms include:
- Spacious rooms, many with verandas or French balconies
- Bedding with luxury linens and duvets
- Premium mattresses, and your choice of pillows for a rejuvenating rest
- Flat-screen LCD television with on-demand movie and satellite television with the latest news and programming
- Direct-dial telephones
- Individual climate control
- Makeup mirror
- Plush towels
- L'Occitane en Provence® bath amenities
- Unique Vosges® Haut-Chocolat petites placed at nightly turn down
- Gourmet Parisian macarons from the House of Ladurée® at the beginning of each voyage
- iPads® in each suite and stateroom preloaded with e-books, shore excursions, daily programs, and menus
- Complimentary Natura® sparkling and still bottled water replenished daily
- Spa quality robes and slippers
- In-room safe
- Complimentary 24-hour room service and generous storage space
- Laundry service

Additional Amenities for Richelieu Suite guests:
– Complimentary Curator Collection™ Shore Excursions in addition to the Traveler Collection™ shore excursions
– Luxurious Hermès® bath amenities
– Complimentary unlimited laundry service
– Complimentary evening canapés
– Complimentary round trip transfers by private car from airport to hotel, hotel to ship and ship to airport
– Fresh flowers & fruit upon arrival

Additional Amenities for Panorama Stateroom guests:
– Complimentary evening canapés
– Complimentary unlimited laundry service
– Fresh flowers & fruit upon arrival

On Board Features:
- Casual but sophisticated onboard ambiance with a distinctive French flair
- Complimentary free-flowing hand-selected spirits, wines, and beers, in addition to illy® coffees, Dammann Frères® loose-leaf teas, soft drinks, and Natura® sparkling and still water throughout your voyage
- Open seating at breakfast, lunch and dinner - dine when and with whom you wish
- Complimentary 24-hour room service from a select menu
- Illuminators™, onboard cultural and history experts, who interpret each region in which you sail
- Unparalleled onboard entertainment celebrating the best of America with musical performances by regional and national artists
- French-inspired traditional afternoon tea with a selection of petit fours and madeleines
- Unobtrusive, gracious service with a polished staff that learns your name and preferences
- Complimentary Wi-Fi, where available
- Complimentary Traveler Collection™ custom-curated shore excursions in every port of call
- Complimentary welcome drink and cold towel service following excursions
- Complimentary individual Vox® listening devices on all shore excursions
- Complimentary bicycles, helmets and maps of local attractions for independent exploration in each port of call

*Entertainment, services, amenities, and features subject to change

Ship Specifications:
- Guests: 150
- Suites & Staterooms: 75
- Length: 218 feet
- Beam: 66 feet
- Height: 70 feet
- Draft: 9 feet
- Cruising Speed: 11 mph
- Refurbished: 2016
- Officers and Crew: American
- Built: United States of America
- Registry: New Orleans, LA
MS Louisiane Superior Stateroom
Superior Stateroom
Artfully appointed with a large mirror and a double armoire, these staterooms feature two standard-sized twin beds that can convert to one queen-sized bed.
MS Louisiane Deluxe Stateroom
Deluxe Stateroom
Tastefully appointed with a large mirror and a double armoire, these staterooms feature two standard-sized twin beds that can convert to one queen-sized bed.
MS Louisiane French Balcony Stateroom
French Balcony Stateroom
Staterooms are gracefully furnished and include a French balcony to absorb the ever-changing landscape. Offers a double armoire with built-in drawer storage, a desk, a seating area and two standard-sized twin beds that convert to one queen-sized bed.
MS Louisiane Promenade Stateroom
Promenade Stateroom
These stylish staterooms feature windows and a windowed door that opens to an expansive promenade seating area. Each offers a double armoire with built-in drawers and two standard-sized twin beds that can convert to one queen-sized bed.
MS Louisiane Veranda Stateroom
Veranda Stateroom
These elegant staterooms offer panoramic window views, a private veranda with seating area, a double armoire with built-in drawer storage, a chest of drawers, and two standard-sized twin beds that can convert to one queen-sized bed.
MS Louisiane Panorama Stateroom
Panorama Stateroom
These over-sized staterooms feature a French balcony and a queen-sized bed. Each offers a double armoire with built-in drawer storage, a desk, and a chair.
MS Louisiane Richelieu Suite
Richelieu Suite
These richly furnished suites offer panoramic window views, and a windowed door that opens to a spacious promenade with a seating area. These suites feature a double armoire with built-in drawer storage, a chest of drawers, a desk and a queen-sized bed.
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