Waltz into a grand Austrian celebration this fall on the Danube River on an eight-day cruise marking the 300th birthday of Maria Theresa of Austria, whose one-time titles included Holy Roman Empress; Queen of Hungary, Bohemia, Croatia and Slavonia; Archduchess of Austria; and Duchess of Parma.
The Uniworld cruise, with sailings in September, October and November, includes special festivities and activities from Budapest, Hungary, to Passau, Germany, aboard the Maria Theresa, which travels through places the Habsburg monarch ruled for more than 40 years.
Among the events are a private guided tour of the Habsburg family's treasures and works of art, and a royal anniversary concert that includes dinner and dancing in a Viennese palace.
Dates: Dates in September, October and November
Price: From $2,949 to $4,749 per person, double occupancy, depending on date. Included are accommodations, meals, unlimited beverages aboard ship, excursions and tips. International airfare not included.
Info: Uniworld, (866) 993-7230, www.uniworld.com/en