Akkerman Fortress tour from Odessa - 6 hours for ONLY 129 EUR


Fortress in Belgorod Dnestrovskiy (Odessa region) is the oldest on the territory of modern Ukraine. History of Akkermann (former name of the city of Belgorod Dnestrovskiy) has nearly 25 centuries. By taking this particular trip you are guaranteed to visit one of the oldest cities in the world.

Akkerman Fortress (Belgorod-Dniester fortress or fortress of Belgorod Dnestrovskiy) was built during XIII to XV century and is surely a monument of history these days. This is the last well-preserved fortification of this size - total area of this fortress is more than 9 acres.

Tour Duration

5  -  6 hours

Approximate Walking Distance

6 km  or  4 miles

Approximate Driving Distance

180 km   or   110 miles

Price of tour for up to 3 people

from 129 EUR  or  149 US Dollars

Price of tour for up to 6 people

from 199 EUR  or  229 US Dollars

Price of tour for up to 16 people

from 299 EUR  or  349 US Dollars

Akkerman Fortress entrance ticket

about 2.5 EUR  or  3 US Dollars

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You will have a unique opportunity to touch and feel those ancient monuments and witness the extent to which fortifications were built in the Middle Ages. It is possible to climb to the walls that have not lost its impressiveness and power over the centuries, see and touch towers and bastions of once great Ackerman. By climbing on the fortress walls (height of which are from 5 to 15 meters, and the width from 80 cm to 5 meters), it would be possible to examine closely the observation towers (the most popular Ovidius tower (second name - Maiden) and Tower of Pushkin), take breathtaking photographs of admirable Dniester river straight from bastions.

You will carefully examine the principle of construction and operation of the medieval fortifications that were built on the territory of modern Ukraine. You are guaranteed to bring home unique photos and vivid impressions. Our English speaking guide will tell you about the crucial battles of the residents of this fortress with soldiers of the Ottoman Empire, will show and describe in detail the system of fortifications. Also you will learn about three Russian-Turkish campaigns, bloody battles that its majestic and mighty walls still remember. At the fortress you can visit museums of various subjects, including excavations of the ancient city of Tyra (VI century BC), weapons of Akkerman defenders of XIII - XV centuries.

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Do you want to try forging a sword, learn pottery, or even shoot a crossbow or a bow? All this and more awaits you during the tour to Belgorod Dnestrovskiy fortress.

If you wish to book an individual tour to Akkerman Fortress or any other tour with professional English speaking guide, please contact us in advance to schedule date, time and place where you want our guide to pick you up and start a tour, or just fill in our simple Odessa tour booking form.

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