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Former "Strictly Come Dancing" Judge Darcey Bussell Joins Scenic River Cruise
Darcey Bussell Scenic

Former "Strictly Come Dancing" Judge Darcey Bussell Joins Scenic River Cruise

Former "Strictly Come Dancing" Judge Darcey Bussell Joins Scenic River Cruise
Darcey Bussell Scenic

October 10, 2019

Jeannine Williamson
By Jeannine Williamson
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(3:25 p.m. BST) -- Former Royal Ballet principal ballerina and "Strictly Come Dancing" judge, Dame Darcey Bussell, will be the star guest on a Danube river cruise.
In 2020 Bussell is joining Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours' special seven-night dance-themed sailing from Nuremberg to Budapest on Scenic Crystal.
During the cruise Darcey will join passengers at an exclusive private concert at Vienna's Palais Liechtenstein featuring the music of Strauss, Mozart and Beethoven, plus performances of classical ballet and Viennese waltz which she will host.
During the cruise Darcey will give a talk about her life and career and host a cocktail hour on the sun deck in during an evening cruise through the Hungarian capital. The itinerary will also take in Regensburg, Linz, Passau and the UNESCO-listed Wachau Valley, with the opportunity to continue the musical theme with a visit to Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart.
The "Gems of the Danube" itinerary departs on 8 April, 2020. All-inclusive fares, including flights, transfers, excursions and gratuities, start from £2,195 per person, with a discount of £125 per person in paid in full by 31 December, 2019.
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