Händel cruise with Deilmann

This item appears on page 91 of the November 2008 issue.

Marking the 250th anniversary of the death of composer Georg Friedrich Händel, a 13-night “Baroque Music Festival” cruise is being offered by Peter Deilmann Cruises (Alexandria, VA; 800/348-8287, www.deilmann-cruises.com/theme), May 21-June 3, 2009.

Enjoying on-board concerts, MS Deutschland passengers will sail from/to Hamburg and visit London, Aberdeen, Ullapool, Dublin, Cobh and Brugge.

Fares run $5,965-$16,815 per person, double, including a $125 port charge. International airfare from any of 73 North American gateways, transfers and shore excursions, including a concert in London, all can be added in a package costing only $99. In lieu of the package, there’s a $750-per-person air allowance.