Dancing down the Danube with Anton & Erin

They’ve had a ball together for 20 years and are two of our favourite-ever Strictly Come Dancing stars. Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag always bring something magical to the dancefloor.

8 Days
Budapest to Munich
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£ 3,095
£ 2,395
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2019 Budapest > Munich

They’ve had a ball together for 20 years and are two of our favourite-ever Strictly Come Dancing stars. Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag always bring something magical to the dancefloor, with their charisma, chemistry and dazzling choreography wowing audiences around the world.
This exclusive eight-day cruise gives Emerald Waterways guests the chance to see them perform in Vienna, as well as take part in a fascinating Q&A session, where you will get a behind-the-scenes insight into their careers and life on Strictly and a ballroom masterclass. Our exclusive sailing on one of Emerald Waterways’ state-of-the art river cruise ships takes in the very best of Europe’s second longest river, including Budapest, Bratislava and Vienna. You’ll savour the sights, sounds and tastes of seven European cities as you travel along the Danube in luxury, with all your meals, exclusive events and up close and personal time with the dancers all included in the price. This is a unique opportunity to see the UK’s favourite ballroom duo perform an exclusive one-off showcase in one of Europe’s greatest cities, Vienna. The performance coupled with this fantastic voyage along one of Europe’s most beautiful rivers makes this a truly unmissable trip.
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Anton du Beke and Erin Boag have danced together for 20 years and are two of the nation’s all-time favourite Strictly Come Dancing stars.
The couple will bring their new show, Dance Those Magical Musicals, to theatres across the UK in 2019, and together they bring something exceptional to the dancefloor. Their charisma, chemistry and dazzling choreography have wowed audiences around the world.
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8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrival Budapest

    Welcome to Budapest! You will be met and transferred from the airport to your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship. After boarding, enjoy some time at your leisure to explore Budapest. This evening, join your fellow travellers with a traditional Hungarian welcome dinner. Later, enjoy a Hungarian folk dancing and music performance on board.
    EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show
    EmeraldPLUS: Budapest Evening Cruise

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Budapest

    Budapest is Eastern Europe’s liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of the city sights including the Hungarian Parliament Building, the Buda Castle and the Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest or an exciting hike on the Buda Hill. This afternoon you depart for Bratislava.
    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided active walk to Buda Hill

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Bratislava

    This morning we arrive at the city of Bratislava, capital of the Republic of Slovakia. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including the enchanting Old City with its Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and the Gothic Cathedral of St Martin.
    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Bratislava Castle
    EmeraldPLUS: Home Hosted Coffee and Cake with Slovakians

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Vienna

    Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music. Today, you have a choice of either exploring Austria’s capital beginning with a drive along the magnificent Ringstrasse, where we will 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. If you feel active, join the guided bike tour instead of the drive around and guided walk.
    EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike Tour

    New Exclusive Event: Tonight 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Dürnstein - Melk

    In the morning we arrive in Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region. This is the site of the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the crusades in the 12th century. Thereafter, you will drive through the picturesque landscape of this district to the 900–year old Benedictine Abbey of Melk, which features Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture.

    New Exclusive Event: Inspired from last night’s performance, you’ll have the chance to learn from Anton and Erin as they give a private ballroom masterclass to guests on board the ship, full of their expert tips and passion for dance.

    EmeraldACTIVE: Guided hike to Dürnstein Castle
    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided biking tour along the Danube River from Dürnstein to Melk

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Passau

    Cruise along the Danube this morning, in the afternoon we reach Passau. Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in this beautiful city. On this afternoon’s walking tour, stroll through the old town’s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe’s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes

    DiscoverMORE: Tour to Salzburg (extra expense)

    *** Please note, you can only choose either included tour of Passau or the DiscoverMORE option, as both tours run at the same time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Regensburg

    After breakfast, we arrive in magnificent Regensburg. On our guided walking tour, you will have the chance to see one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube and see the city’s architectural highlights including the Old Town Hall.
    EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Bavarian Band on board

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Nuremberg Disembarkation - Munich

    After breakfast, it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer from Nuremberg to Munich Airport.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Reasons to book

What's included?

  • Seven nights’ luxury river cruise ship accommodation
  • Private evening performance by Anton and Erin in Vienna
  • Intimate Q&A session and talk by Anton and Erin
  • Anton and Erin’s ballroom dancing masterclass
  • All meals
  • Taxes and gratuities
  • Complimentary wine and soft drinks with meals
  • EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE excursions
  • Tips and free wi-fi

Pricing & Availability

Itinerary and talent are subject to change in the case of unforeseeable circumstances. Price shown includes £700pp saving. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions. We reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time.