Sineus was a brother of Rurik, and sailed with him from Scandinavia to the location of present-day Kiev in Ukraine. According to the 12th-century Primary Chronicle, Sineus settled in Beloozero, now called Belozersk, on the shores of Lake Beloye, where he secured these lands for the growing Kievan Rus empire.
Docking Advantage - Viking’s exclusive rights to premier docking locations means you can step into the heart of the city for your included excursion in every port.
Dress during the day is casual including shorts (if the season is warm), trousers or jeans and comfortable shoes for walking tours. There are no “formal nights” and recommended evening dress is “elegant casual” such as a dress, skirt or slacks with a sweater or blouse for ladies; for gentlemen, trousers and a collared shirt. Ties and jackets are optional. We suggest you pack comfortable walking shoes, dressier shoes, a collapsible umbrella/lightweight rain gear; items you can layer like lightweight jackets/sweaters; sunglasses, a sun hat/visor, sunscreen; and toiletries including a travel-sized hand sanitizer. Depending on the season and destination, you may also want to add a warm coat, gloves and water-resistant footwear.
Your cruise typically offers visitation times for the wheelhouse, during which you can ask your Captain questions and see how the ship is steered. Except for these scheduled visits, please don’t enter the wheelhouse unless explicitly invited by the Captain or First Officer.
All Viking ship interiors, staterooms and verandas are nonsmoking; this policy also applies to e-cigarettes. Each ship has an outdoor smoking area, generally on the Sun Deck.
Due to the nature of Viking cruises, they do not maintain specific facilities or services for children aboard cruise vessels. In the circumstances you and all members of your party must be aged 18 or over on or before the day you are scheduled to embark on the cruise vessel.
An excellent spot to enjoy a glass of wine and take in the scenery, especially during arrival at one of your historic destinations.
Gilled with interesting and unique items, our onboard boutique is the ideal place to pick up a gift for yourself or a loved one back home.
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