Scenic launches dance-themed river cruise with Darcey Bussell - Cruise International

Scenic launches dance-themed river cruise with Darcey Bussell

By Ruby Norris | 11 Jan 2021


Dance down the Danube with Dame Darcey Bussell as Scenic introduces a dance-themed river cruise for 2021.

Scenic, the luxury, all-inclusive cruise line, has launched a limited edition, dance-themed river cruise along the iconic Danube river. Former ballerina and Strictly Come Dancing judge, Dame Darcey Bussell, will join guests on the eight-day Dancing down the Danube with Dame Darcey Bussell itinerary.

Travelling from Budapest to Nuremberg, the dance-inspired river cruise is set to depart on  20 October 2021. Prices start from just £2,320 per person, including a £200 per person discount.

Darcey Bussell dance-themed river cruise with Scenic

Dame Darcey Bussell

Dame Darcey Bussell will join guests onboard in Budapest as the itinerary sets sail to Vienna, the City of Music. Guests will also be treated to an enchanting private concert at the opulent Palais Liechtenstein, featuring classical Ballet and Blue Danube Waltz performances compered by Darcey herself. Whilst onboard, Darcey will reflect on her life and career, answer guest questions in a live Q+A session and host a drinks reception.

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, where Mozart was born.

Viennese Waltz

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. Guests can also sample regional delicacies in the Wachau Valley or sip beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world in Regensburg.

Scenic’s truly all-inclusive philosophy ensures everything guests need for a five-star travel experience is included in the up-front cost, including return UK flights, transfers, all meals across a choice of onboard venues, premium branded beverages, daily excursions with expert guides, a personal onboard butler, in-suite mini bar and much more.

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