CELTIC COUNTRY MUSIC TOUR - 3rd November 2019
Sunway Travel brings you the very best in Country Music touring with a full on programme to the Deep South USA with an amazing twist, the tour will also include some of the best Irish Country ballad artists that includes: John McNicholl, Sandy Kelly, Marc Robert and a truly amazing rising star Keelan. You will not only travel with one of your favourites but also hear them sing at the excellent Country Music Hall of Fame theatre in Nashville and at the Country Tonite theatre in Pigeon Forge.
The tour will visit Memphis, Nashville and Pigeon Forge and will include admissions to Graceland, Country Music Hall of Fame and the amazing Christmas light spectacular in Dollywood. You will have the luxury of staying at some excellent hotels carefully chosen by us that includes an American style buffet breakfast every day and the best location. For those that love the live shows and performances, Studio tours and a chance to meet up and be close with your favourite stars as well as visiting such places as Nashville, Memphis and Pigeon Forge then this is the perfect Country Tour for you.
Day 1: Arrive Memphis (2 Nights)
Welcome to Memphis standing proud on the bluffs of the Mississippi River. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for two night's accommodation. The hotels we have chosen are close by the iconic Beale street, the home of the blues. On this iconic street, music emanates from every open door and street performers entertain the crowds. Overnight at hotel.
Accommodation: Springhill Suites, Holiday Inn or Doubletree Memphis (2 Nights)
Day 2: Memphis Sightseeing to Graceland and Sun Studios
Breakfast at the hotel. Memphis is synonymous with Elvis Presley, and today we're going to find out about this connection. Our first visit is to Sun Studios, where the 'King of Rock 'n' Roll' made his first recordings back in 1954. This is followed by Graceland, where we'll take a fascinating guided tour of the opulent mansion that was his home from 1957 until his death in 1977. Here you can fully immerse yourself in his life and career as you go back to his roots. You'll see the living room, kitchen, TV room, pool room and the famous Jungle Room among other highlights. The tour ends at the Meditation Garden, where Elvis is buried alongside his parents. This is sure to be a wonderful highlight of your holiday. Afterwards return to hotel evening at leisure to enjoy Beale Street.
Day 3: Memphis to Nashville (4 nights)
After breakfast we depart Memphis for Nashville. En-route a stop will be made at Casey Jones village before continuing on to Nashville for 4 nights.
Accommodation: Millennium Maxwell House or the Sheraton Hotel (4 Nights)
Day 4: Nashville at leisure optional tours available.
Breakfast at Hotel. Day at leisure or why not take advantage of the following optional excursions. Optional tour 1 - Bobby Green's Stars Homes tour including Conway Twitty and the grave site of Johnny and June Cash before returning to hotel. In the evening we have arranged an Optional tour excursion on amazing General Jackson Paddlewheel Dinner cruise down the Cumberland River.
Day 5: Nashville at leisure optional tours available:
Breakfast at Hotel. Day at leisure or why not take advantage of the following optional excursions. Optional tour 1 - Bobby Green's Stars Homes tour including Conway Twitty and the grave site of Johnny and June Cash before returning to hotel. In the evening we have arranged an Optional tour excursion to the Grand Ole Opry.
Day 6: Nashville at leisure:
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer by coach to the Country Music Hall of Fame for visit of this amazing museum to Country Music admission included. In the evening we transfer back to the Country Music Hall of Fame for an evening performance of the artists.
Day 7: Nashville - Pigeon Forge (3 nights)
Breakfast at the hotel. This morning we depart for Pigeon Forge. Lunch stop made en route before arriving at Dollywood for the start of the Seasons Christmas Lights extravaganza not to be missed. Admission included. Afterwards transfer to your hotel.
Accommodation: Music Row (3 Nights)
Day 8: Pigeon Forge
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure. A shopping excursion has been arranged to the Pigeon Forge's excellent Outlet Mall. In the evening we have arranged an optional excursion to Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede dinner show.
Day 9: Pigeon Forge
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure. A shopping excursion has been arranged to the Pigeon Forge's excellent Outlet Mall. In the evening we have arranged a round trip transfer to the Country Tonite theatre where the artists will once again perform followed by a show by the Country Tonite theatre. Afterwards return to hotel.
Day 10: Pigeon Forge back to Dublin/London
Breakfast at hotel. Today we check out of the hotel for our return to Dublin or London.
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