Louisiane Life the way it was meant to be

They are delighted to have the singular pleasure of introducing America's premium river cruise tour. Sail from the charms of the Mississippi Headwaters along the upper Mississippi to the intoxicating Creole, Cajun, and French tapestry of the Deep South and through the rugged beauty of Tennessee’s Wilderness Rivers region. 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. The Louisiane celebrates the cultural and epicurean influences of la belle France mixed with warm Southern hospitality and refined, unobtrusive service. The Louisiane represents the best of all possible worlds and they invite you to experience river cruising in America like never before


After exhilarating days ashore, escape to your own private retreat aboard the Louisiane. Bedding with luxury linens and duvets, premium mattresses, and your choice of pillows will assure a rejuvenating rest. All staterooms and suites offer individual climate control, makeup mirror, plush towels, L'Occitane en Provence® bath amenities, spa quality robes and slippers, in-room safe, 24-hour room service and generous storage space.


Food & Drink

Voice the enticing words bon appétit before dining aboard the Louisiane and pay homage to the refined French influence of our cuisine, which has been liberally swirled with traditional Southern recipes. This pleasing mélange reflects the Parisian sense of delicacy and the enthusiasm of New Orleans.


Life on Board

A journey with French America Line is a passage to the sublime. Desires are attended to by the gracious staff, but sometimes there is a craving for that extra pampering that only a spa or salon can provide. The Currents Spa offers salon stylings, indulgent manicures, chic pedicures and an array of beauty services all featuring L'Occitane en Provence® products. Of course, a scented oil massage is the ultimate treat. Let your muscles relax and let your mind seek a state of bliss as our masseuse takes you from the cares of the world to a place of higher awareness and complete harmony.

Life on Board


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Louisiane Cruises

May we present you with a small selection of the wide range of cruises available on French America Line' Louisiane. For more details click on one of the links below.

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Deck Plans Louisiane

Browse Louisiane's deck plans to get a feel of her layout. Explore cabins, restaurants, entertainment and shared spaces at your leisure.

Louisiane Deckplans

The French America Line Fleet

Fresh from a multi-million dollar refurbishment, the Louisiane was meticulously designed for boutique cruises. From her open decks, watch charming towns slip past as you relax with a mint julep.