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Embark from Nashville on a 5-day journey into beautiful Tennessee aboard the luxurious and comfortable MS Louisiane. Begin your journey with a show at the Grand Ole Opry or pop into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In Clarksville, explore Dunbar Cave or learn about the War Between the States at Fort Defiance. The Civil War also takes center stage in Dover at the Fort Donelson National Cemetery, resting place of soldiers killed in an epic battle. Or discover the natural side of Dover with a bird-watching expedition to Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Nashville, Tennessee
Day 2 : Nashville, Tennessee | Embark
Day 3 : Clarksville, Tennessee
Day 4 : Dover, Tennessee
Day 5 : Nashville, Tennessee | Disembark

Highlights

  • Visit the iconic Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville
  • Explore the Fort Defiance Civil War Park & its Interpretative Center
  • Revisit the soldier's exploits at Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Ship

MS Louisiane

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Nashville, Tennessee Taste a Bourbon in Clarksville, Tennessee Honor Civil War Soldiers in Dover Nashville, Tennessee Sailing the Mississippi River

Day 1 Nashville, Tennessee

  • 1 Dinner
Arrive in Nashville and check in to your deluxe hotel, which is adjacent to the city’s attractions. Rejoice, music lovers, for you are in heaven, also known as "Music City, U.S.A.", home to the iconic Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Gaze in awe at the majestic Parthenon in Centennial Park, next to venerable Vanderbilt University.

Day 2 Nashville, Tennessee | Embark

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Your fare includes breakfast this morning at your hotel as well as a transfer to the Louisiane and all porterage. Settle into your stateroom or suite, head to The Veranda for a light snack, and then bid Nashville farewell as the Louisiane departs and you immerse yourself in the joys of life on the river. Bon voyage!

Day 3 Clarksville, Tennessee

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Alight in Tennessee's first incorporated city, named after General George Rogers Clark, brother of William (of Lewis & Clark fame). Step back in time at Fort Defiance Civil War Park and its Interpretive Center, a must-see stop for history buffs.

Day 4 Dover, Tennessee

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Surrender to the charm of Dover, unlike Confederate officer Nathan Bedford Forrest, who refused to give up his cavalry after a resounding Union victory. Wander through the park honoring Forrest, and revisit his exploits at Fort Donelson National Battlefield.

Day 5 Nashville, Tennessee | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Bid adieu to the Louisiane and begin your journey home.

MS Louisiane

Per person starting at
$1,699
MS Louisiane Superior Stateroom
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Notes

All fares, including land and hotel, are capacity controlled, subject to change at anytime without notice, and do not guarantee availability.

A Single Supplement of 50% is available only for the Deluxe, French Balcony, Promenade, and Veranda Staterooms.

Included in your fare:
- Complimentary one-night pre-cruise deluxe hotel stay in your embarkation city with breakfast
- Transfer to the Louisiane on sailing day and all porterage
- Ship accommodations
- Standard included shore excursion program
- Onboard meals and entertainment
- 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

Not included in your fare:
- Airfare
- Pre and/or post hotel accommodations (unless otherwise noted)
- Port charges and fees
- Optional premium shore excursions
- Meals ashore
- Beverages not highlighted as included
- Fuel surcharges
- Laundry (unless otherwise noted)
- Purchases from the ship boutique
- Any item or service of a personal nature such as medical care, salon and spa treatments
​- Gratuities

Included

  • 4 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 4 Dinners
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