Lancashire Times
A Voice of the North
Phil Hopkins
Arts & Travel Editor
8:00 AM 22nd January 2021

Dancing Down The Danube With Dame Darcey Bussell

Former ballerina and Strictly Come Dancing judge, Dame Darcey Bussell, is to join guests on a special dance-themed river cruise.

Travelling from Budapest to Nuremberg along the iconic Danube river, Scenic’s limited edition, eight-day Dancing down the Danube with Dame Darcey Bussell itinerary departs 20 October 2021.

Prices start from £2,320 per person, including a £200 per person discount.

Dame Darcey Bussell will join guests onboard
in Budapest as the itinerary sets sail to the ‘City of Music’, Vienna. Guests will enjoy a private concert at the opulent Palais Liechtenstein, featuring classical Ballet and Blue Danube Waltz performances compered by Darcey herself. Whilst onboard, Darcey will also reflect on her life and career, answering guest questions in a live Q+A session.
Following on from Vienna, the itinerary will take guests to Dürnstein, Melk and Regensburg, 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.

Other highlights include a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk and the chance to meet the current owners of Artstetten Castle. Taste regional delicacies in the Wachau Valley or sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world in Regensburg.