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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Dancing Down the Danube with Anton and Erin

Join two of our favourite Strictly Come Dancing stars, Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag for a magical 7-night cruise along the Danube. Explore the fascinating cities of Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna and Passau, see Anton and Erin perform and get behind-the-scenes insights into their careers.

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £2395pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Durnstein, Austria
  • Melk Abbey, Austria
  • Passau, Danube River
  • Upper Belvedere Palace, Vienna

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday


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Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag, two of the nation’s all-time favourite Strictly Come Dancing stars are sure to bring an element of magic to this 7-night River Danube cruise from Budapest.

Experience the sights, tastes and sounds of the fascinating cities of Budapest and Bratislava before cruising to the musical city of Vienna. Enjoy a dazzling performance by our incredible guests and take part in an unforgettable Q&A.

Discover Durstein and witness the 900–year old Benedictine Abbey of Melk before Anton and Erin give an enthralling masterclass on board. Stroll through Passau’s charming old town before heading to magnificent Regensburg.

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Dancing Down the Danube with Anton and Erin

Day 1 - UK - Budapest (Hungary)

Arrive in Budapest and transfer to your luxury ship. Spend time at leisure exploring the city of Budapest before joining your fellow guests for a traditional Hungarian welcome dinner and a Hungarian folk dance and music performance. (D)

Day 2 - Budapest

This morning, enjoy a guided tour of the city sights including the Hungarian Parliament Building, the Buda Castle and the Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest. Alternatively, enjoy an exciting hike up Buda Hill. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Bratislava (Slovakia)

Arrive in Bratislava this morning and explore the enchanting Old City with its Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and the Gothic Cathedral of St Martin during a guided tour. Alternatively, enjoy a guided hike to Bratislava Castle. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Vienna (Austria)

Arrive in Vienna, the capital of classical music and drive along the magnificent Ringstrasse, where you can see the sights of the Vienna’s world-famous attractions such as the Opera House, Burgtheater, Town Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. Or perhaps see the sights during a bicycle tour. This evening, you will see Anton & Erin perform an exclusive, one-off showcase at the beautiful and historic Vienna Arsenal. It promises to be an unforgettable evening of music and dance plus an exclusive talk and Q&A. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Durnstein - Melk

Durnstein is one of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region and is home to the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned in the 12th-century. Drive through the picturesque landscape to the 900–year old Benedictine Abbey of Melk, which features Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture or enjoy a guided hike to Durnstein Castle. This evening, Anton and Erin will give a private ballroom masterclass to guests on board the ship, full of their expert tips and passion for dance. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Passau (Germany)

Cruise along the delightful Danube this morning to Passau, a lovely city with cobblestone streets and graceful arcades. Passau is located at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube rivers. During a walking tour, stroll through the old town’s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress before visiting St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe’s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Regensburg

Arrive in magnificent Regensburg this morning and join a guided walking tour to see one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube and admire the city’s architectural highlights including the Old Town Hall. This evening’s on-board performance is a Traditional Bavarian Band. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Nuremberg - Munich - UK

Disembark your Emerald ship in Nuremberg and transfer to Munich airport for your flight home. (B)

The Captain reserves the right to modify this itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise on Emerald Waterways deluxe ship
  • Return flights from up to 15 UK regional airports
  • Overseas transfers
  • Guided excursions with English-speaking guides
  • EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE activities
  • Intimate Q&A session and talk by Anton and Erin
  • Private evening performance by Anton and Erin in Vienna
  • Anton and Erin’s ballroom dancing masterclass
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Complimentary tea and coffee available at all times and complimentary bottled water in your cabin, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Highlight Dinners including a Welcome Dinner
  • Evening entertainment on board
  • English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Port charges and airport taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Optional shore excursions
  • Travel insurance

2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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