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Leland & The Highway 61 Blues Festival

This journey will guide you to Leland, Mississippi, home of the blues legends, during a special event, the Highway 61 Blues Festival 2013. One saturday of blues music, from late morning  to late in the night, together with many other blues events in the area, open shops and restaurants, blues murals and museums.

A unique experience that will be completed by some visit of nearby places, cotton plantations, famous bluesmen graves or even museums, to give you the feeling of the real Mississippi blues plus a unique sight in one of the nation’s foremost showcases of Blues Music.

We present a 9 days  tour.

This tour includes also visits to the tombs of the most famous blues musicians in history,  most of them born in Mississippi, and buried there. In bthis tour there will be visits to places that have hosted moments and unique characters of the genre, as well as’ live performances of country blues, acoustic blues and electric blues, some already planned but also organized specifically for these trips. For the real fans you can also have tickets to blues museums or locations far from the cities such as cotton plantations and the famous crossroads to get you deep into the true atmosphere of the Mississippi blues.

This tour is organized for 2014 between September and October


Travel for Fans_Memphis_Beale Streetday 1 Sunday
Memphis, Tennessee

day 2 Monday

day 3 Tuesday
Edmondson, Arkansas > Memphis, Tennessee

Travel for Fans_Crossroad_Clarksdaleday 4 Wednesday
Memphis > Tunica > Helena > Clarksdale

day 5 Thursday
Clarksdale > Hopson Plantation > Clarksdale

day 6 Friday
Greenville > Metcalfe > Leland

Travel for Fans_Lelandday 7 Saturday

day 8 Sunday
Holly Ridge > Indianola > Greenwood

day 9 Monday
Memphis > Return to Europe (evening flight)

The program includes museum tickets, Blues Festival tickets and a special events.Travel by bus, mini van or motorbike, with stops every day and night in the most important shopping and entertainment places!

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Note: All the itineraries are subject to change without notice during the season or even during the trip due to some unforeseen and unforeseeable reasons. Prices may vary according to departure dates.


PRICE PER PERSON, SINGLE ROOM, from: eur 1816,00


  • The hotel accomodation in single or double room in superior tourist class or first class (3 * -4 *)
  • Basic Medical / Baggage Mondial Assistance insurance
  • Agency Staff assistance for the whole tour
  • Midsize car rental with Hertz for 7 days, Gold Formula with Navigator, with plug-and-drop at the airport in Memphis
  • Travel Kit and Gadgets
  • Detailed Roadbook


  • The flights and airport taxes
  • Meals and drinks (continental breakfast included in some hotels)
  • Fuel for vehicles
  • Gratuities and personal expenses and anything not specifically mentioned in “Rates include”
  • Supplementary insurance for travel cancellation or ceiling increase.
  • Deposit for car rental
NB All fees are to be confirmed at booking time, and depend on availability and the oscillation of the exchange rate € / $. Exchange rate used € / $ 1.25.


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