Help Fight Breast Cancer by Going on a River Cruise

Budapest, HungaryHave you been thinking about a river cruise on the Danube or the Rhine?

Do you like the thought of exploring medieval towns not overtaken by tourists?

Does the idea of exploring in the hot summer turn you off?

If you said yes to all of the above, then a river cruise in October may be what you’re looking for. River cruising at this time of year offers up beautiful fall foliage scenery, less tourists and comfortable temperatures. You have plenty of options with all the river cruise lines, but AmaWaterways is giving you a very good reason to explore with them. The award-winning line announced last week:

For every stateroom booked on three of their select Europe river cruises in 2014 and 2015, they will will donate $500 towards the fight against breast cancer.

Times that with the total number of staterooms and AmaWaterways could be donating $119,000. Dates are:

October 30 – November 6, 2014: sailing the Enchanting Rhine itinerary aboard the AmaCello.

Day Destination Activities
1 Basel EMBARKATION
Welcome Dinner
2 Breisach Riquewihr walking tour
OR Breisach & Freiburg excursion
3 Strasbourg City tour
4 Speyer Walking tour
OR half day Heidelberg excursion
OR guided bicycle tour (capacity controlled)
5 Rüdesheim Siegfried’s Music Museum
OR Rüdesheim coffee tasting
Koblenz Evening walk
6 Cologne Walking tour & Cathedral visit
7 Amsterdam Canal cruise and city tour
8 Amsterdam DISEMBARKATION

October 26 – November 2, 2015: sailing the Enchanting Rhine itinerary aboard the AmaCerto.

Day Destination Activities
1 Amsterdam EMBARKATION
Welcome Dinner
2 Amsterdam City tour & canal cruise
3 Cologne City tour & cathedral visit
4 Rhine Gorge Cruise past Rhine castles
Rüdesheim Wine tasting
Siegfried’s Music Museum
OR Rüdesheim coffee tasting
5 Speyer Heidelberg excursion
OR Speyer excursion
6 Strasbourg City tour
7 Breisach Riquewihr walking tour
OR Breisach & Freiburg excursion
8 Basel DISEMBARKATION

October 28 – November 4, 2015: sailing the Melodies of the Danube aboard the AmaSonata.

Day Destination Activities
1 Budapest EMBARKATION
Welcome Dinner
“Illuminations Cruise”
2 Budapest City tour
3 Bratislava Walking tour
OR “Communist History” tour
Vienna Viennese Wine & Music Evening
4 Vienna City tour
Optional Schönbrunn Palace excursion
Optional Mozart & Strauss concert
5 Dürnstein Walking tour & wine tasting
Melk Benedictine Abbey tour
6 Linz Gmunden excursion
Cesky Krumlov OR Cesky Krumlov excursion
Linz OR Salzburg excursion
7 Passau Walking tour
Vilshofen “Oktoberfest”
8 Vilshofen DISEMBARKATION

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. As Kristin Karst, AmaWaterways’ Executive Vice President and Co-Owner said in the press release, “Best of all, these cruises will provide our guests with a wonderful opportunity to join the fight against breast cancer, which has personally impacted so many of us in one way or another.”

For further information on these sailings, please leave a comment below, send us an email or speak with one of our River Cruise Specialists at 1-800-565-2784.

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