Viking Akun

Why cruise on this ship?

The fully refurbished Russian ships are named after the first intrepid Viking explorers who became founders of the Russian dynasty that for centuries ruled the land we know today as Russia.

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Dining

It’s been said that the best way to know a culture is through its food and wine. Both engage your senses and provide a window into the traditions and essence of a land. Viking's trained chefs are passionate about food and committed to providing a complete culinary experience. The ships’ dining areas are hospitable and inviting; the service is friendly, attentive and personalised. Menu selections include regional dishes and contemporary cuisine to offer a variety of flavours designed to suit any palate.You have choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Not just in food selection, but also in where and how you enjoy them. Greet the morning with a croissant and cappuccino on deck, or begin your day with a sumptuous buffet breakfast. Have a casual lunch or dinner al fresco, or join friends in the restaurant. Open seating allows you to mingle with the same guests every evening or meet someone new each day.

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The Restaurant

Gaze at breathtaking scenery through the Restaurant’s panoramic windows as you dine on regional specialties and contemporary cuisine. The atmosphere is casual yet elegant, with high-quality table linens, china, cutlery and glassware at every meal.

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Wine

Entertaining

Whether from the Sun deck, the Panorama Lounge or the Restaurant, a Viking River Cruise provides uninterrupted sightseeing, from the time the morning mist rises from the water to when the setting sun announces the end to another remarkable day.

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Library

Select from a range of informational and inspirational travel books for your browsing pleasure.

Features

  • Library
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Panorama Bar

An excellent spot to enjoy a glass of wine and take in the scenery, especially during arrival at one of your historic destinations.

Features

  • Bar
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Onboard Boutique

Forget to bring something? Looking for a magazine or some gift items? The onboard boutique on the Middle Deck -right across from Reception- has everything you need to make your voyage comfortable and convenient.

Features

  • Shop

Enrichment

Sometimes you want to dig a little deeper. Viking offer a series of onboard multimedia talks to shed light on the history and culture of the places you visit. Topics may include the Dutch Masters or French impressionists, castles along the Rhine Valley, the formation of the European Union, the life and works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the wine and cuisine of southern France, and key words and phrases in the local language wherever you are traveling. These presentations provide a context for your own observations, enhancing your travel experience.

Hands-on demonstrations, cooking classes, traditional dance performances, and local tastings. These in-depth experiences are included as an essential part of discovering more about the places through which you cruise, and each activity is planned specifically to illuminate each itinerary.

Health and fitness

Not only does the Sun Deck offer a great place to relax on a comfortable lounger, but guests will also find the Sky Bar- an enclose bar with outdoor seating.. the perfect place to take in the 360-degree scenery views.

Kids and teens

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.

Accommodation

Viking cruise ships offer you a choice of stateroom category. From spacious Deluxe Staterooms and Veranda Staterooms with a private veranda, to Junior Veranda Suites, each offers understated elegance and sweeping river views. The exquisite Suites boast living room areas, and private verandas with gorgeous river views.

Suite- Cat AA

All Suites onboard have hotel-style beds measuring 79 inches x 63 inches with optional twin-bed configuration, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening out onto a large veranda extending along both sleeping and living quarters, and a large private bathroom with bathtub, shower and premium bath products as well as bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Guests have a telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer, bottled water replenished daily, individual climate control, sofa in seating area, space under bed for storing suitcases and a walk-in closet with wooden hangers. Voltage within the Suite is 220V and 115V, and guests have the use of a 26-inch Sony flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • Suite Benefits
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Junior Suite- Cat JR

The Junior Suites onboard have hotel-style beds measuring 79 inches x 63 inches with optional twin-bed configuration, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening out onto a large veranda and a private bathroom with shower and premium bath products as well as bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Guests have a telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer, bottled water replenished daily, individual climate control, sofa in seating area, space under bed for storing suitcases and a walk-in closet with wooden hangers. Voltage within the room is 220V and 115V, and guests have the use of a 26-inch Sony flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Veranda Staterooms- Cat AX & BX

The Verandah Staterooms have hotel-style beds measuring 79 inches x 63 inches with optional twin-bed configuration, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening out onto a private veranda and a private bathroom with shower and premium bath products as well as bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Guests have a telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer, bottled water replenished daily, individual climate control, sofa in seating area, space under bed for storing suitcases and a walk-in closet with wooden hangers. Voltage within the room is 220V and 115V, and guests have the use of a 26-inch Sony flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Deluxe Staterooms- Car CX & DX

The Deluxe Staterooms have hotel-style beds measuring 79 inches x 63 inches with optional twin-bed configuration*, a large opening picture window (4.10ft x 2.79ft) and a private bathroom with shower and premium bath products as well as bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Guests have a telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer, bottled water replenished daily, individual climate control, sofa in seating area, space under bed for storing suitcases and a walk-in closet with wooden hangers. Voltage within the room is 220V and 115V, and guests have the use of a 26-inch Sony flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming.

*Cabin 217 does not have a twin-bed configuration option

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Deck plans

Sun Deck

  • Shaded seating area
  • Sky Bar
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Upper Deck

  • Panorama Bar
  • Junior Suites (Cat JR)
  • Verandah Staterooms (Cat AX)
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Middle Deck

  • Neva Restaurant
  • Veranda Staterooms (Cat BX)
  • Suites (Cat AA)
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Main Deck

  • Boutique
  • Library
  • Reception
  • Promenade Area
  • Deluxe Staterooms (Cat CX)
  • Deluxe Staterooms (Cat DX)
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Ship facts
Passengers
210
Crew
115
Launched
1990
Last refit
2014
Tonnage
3200t
Length
129m
Width
16
Speed
13kts
Decks
4
Wheelchair cabins
No
Currency
USD