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S.S. Maria Theresa Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Enchanting Danube with Maria Theresa

Review for S.S. Maria Theresa to Europe River
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Oct 2019
Cabin: Stateroom with French Balcony
Budapest, Hungary from The Liberty Statue of Freedom
Budapest Hungary from Buda Hill.
Hungarian Parliament Assembly Hall.
Clubbing the Centaur at the Kunsthistorisches Museum
One of the many treasures. Solid Gold Salt Cellar in the Kunsthistorisches
Bratislava Castle
For the best Austrian wine, visit the Nikolaihof Winery where they still us
Melk Abby Library
Melk Abby Staircase
Salzburg, Austria Mirabell Gardens
Mondsee St. Michael Basilica
St. Michael Basilica where the wedding in the sound of music was filmed
St. Stephan's, Cathedral organ
St. Stephens Cathedral in Passau, Germany
St. Stephens Cathedral in Passau, Germany
Climb every mountain.....
Melk Abby
Our room, 412
Balcony in 412
Bathroom marble sink in 412
Maria Theresa Grand Staircase
Lounge area.
Our always friendly captain of the ship.
Some of our distinguished Maria Theresa crew.
Captains table.....look for the brass bell.
A little dixie land jaz to get the evening rocking!
Only fine dining on the Maria Theresa!

This was our fourth river cruise with Uniworld over the past couple of years. We like Uniworld because they always deliver on their promise of beautifully decorated rooms, great food, delicious wines and topped off with consistent exceptional on board service and first class pampering fit for a king and queen on every trip. The staff have always been 5 star plus, but on the Maria Theresa they were 5 star 3x plus. Uniworld cruises attract an educated class of travelers we have enjoyed meeting and sharing experiences. Meeting fellow Uniworld travelers on these journeys has always been the icing on the cake for me. Many are well traveled professionals and business people, whom I have enjoyed not just good conversation but even better life experiences. We have meet politicians to even Olympic Gold Medal winners on these trips, which always makes for good dinner conversation.

We flew into Munich, Germany two days early just so we could do a full day private bus trip through Viator to see Neuschwanstein Castle, Linderhof Palace and the Shirley Temple of Bavarian villages, Oberammergan. I was surprised to discover that Linderhof Palace interior has almost as many gold decorations, furnishings and beautiful chandeliers as Versailles, France. The gold organ is stunning and worth the price of admission. Checking off that bucket list places to see was already worth the trip so the voyage on the Maria Theresa was just icing on the cake.

Since we had arrived a couple of days early, Uniworld was unable to help us with the two hour transportation to Passau. My Pravlus travel agent Kymm was kind enough to get us scheduled with Blacklane transportation to the Maria Theresa from Munich. They picked us up on time, and delivered us to the ship. Our ride in that comfortable black Mercedes was so good, we feel asleep.

Cabin Review

Stateroom with French Balcony

Our room was beautiful, pure luxury. Never heard the engine or felt the boat rock once the entire trip. Marble bathrooms and enough room for four large suit cases. The shower water pressure worked great and staff kept the room spotless. I felt like I was in a Four Seasons hotel the entire trip.

Port Reviews

Linz (Salzburg)

We really enjoyed this excursion cause our guide was a delightful gal named Trudy who needs to be on a talent show. She had our bus singling Sound of Music songs to and from Salzburg. She was awesome! I highly recommend you ask for Trudy if you enjoyed the movie.

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