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Strictly Come Cruising on the Danube with Dame Darcey Bussell

Dame Darcey Bussell, former star of the Royal Ballet and Strictly Come Dancing judge, is to host a dance-themed luxury Scenic river cruise down the Danube in April 2020.

Starting out in the fascinating Bavarian city of Nuremberg, the itinerary takes guests through Regensburg, Linz and Passau with the chance to visit the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov or continue the musical theme with a visit to Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, before cruising onto Vienna for a once-in-a-lifetime event.

Darcey BussellGuests will join Darcey at the opulent Palais Liechtenstein for an exclusive night to remember – a private evening concert featuring the music of Strauss, Mozart and Beethoven, and performances of classical ballet and Viennese waltz, hosted by Darcey herself.

Other activities featuring Darcey include

  • Cruising down the Danube to Budapest
  • An exclusive on-board audience with Darcey reflecting on her life and career
  • A memorable cocktail hour on the Scenic sundeck, cruising through the Hungarian capital
  • An on-board Viennese waltz lesson in Durnstein
  • For dance enthusiasts or those simply with a passion for music, other highlights include a visit to Melk’s magnificent 18th-century Benedictine abbey and a gourmet tour of the Wachau Valley.

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    Scenic guests will be cruising down the Danube to Budapest, above, with Darcey Bussell

    Scenic’s fully-inclusive philosophy ensures everything is included in the price – including all flights, transfers, a personal on-board butler, gratuities, exceptional wining and dining experiences and all excursions. On-board facilities include the wellness area, all-weather vitality pool and fabulous dining options.

    The eight-day Dance Down the Danube cruise departs 8 April, 2020, with prices from £2,195 per person, including a £1,000 per couple discount. An additional £125 per person discount applies if paid in full by 31 December, 2019.

    Posted on 27th September 2019 at 11:53 am in Cruise News |

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