In this specially designed river cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg, you will enjoy an 8-day adventure through three countries and two of Europe’s most alluring capitals. You’ll start your journey in beautiful Budapest, Hungary, where you can explore the capital, journey to the nearby artistic district of Szentendre or hike to Buda Hill for views over the Danube, before Darcey joins you as you sail to Vienna.
As you cruise the mighty Danube relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas, and join Darcey for an exclusive talk and Q&A where you will be able to ask the infamous ballet dancer any burning questions about her life and career in dance. Admire the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein while enjoying a glass of fine Austrian Sekt in the company of Dame Darcey Bussell.
Continue on to Dürnstein and Melk where you can be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey or embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk. Alternatively, meet the current owners of Artstetten Castle, or taste your way through the Wachau Valley.
From Passau, you will have the choice of visiting the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov or heading to Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart. Sail to Regensburg, where you can join a guided walk around Regensburg or take a ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to view historic Weltenburg Abbey, where you can sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world.
After a wonderful farewell breakfast, you will depart your Scenic Space-Ship with fond memories and new friendships.