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Akkerman Fortress & Shabo Winery

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Starting from £90.13 GBP / Adult
Your first stop on this full-day tour is Catherine Square, with its new monument to Catherine the Great, and onto Prymorsky Boulevard to see the statue of Duke Armand Emmanual Richelieu, Odessa's first mayor. Here, you'll also learn about the history of the Potemkin Steps, the formal entrance into the city that are considered the best-known symbol of Odessa. Then proceed to the Preobrazhensky Cathedral for a photo stop, before making the scenic drive to the Akkerman Fortress in Belgorod-Dnestrovsky. Before the Akkerman Fortress visit you will have refreshment in local restaurant with folk performance. Your tour encompasses a complex of buildings and fortifications that have survived from the ancient Greek city of Tyras (6BC - 4AD), early medieval town of Belgorod (6th -10th centuries), and the Akkerman Fortress (12th -19th centuries)—all located on the Dniester Estuary. After, proceed to the Shabo Winery, stopping for lunch at a local restaurant along the way. Upon arrival at the winery, enjoy a tasting of six varietals in the testing hall, accompanied by an expert who can share their knowledge of both the wines and the region with you.
  • Explore downtown Odessa, monuments to the Catherine the Great and Duke de Richelieu, Prymorsky Boulevard, Cathedral Square.
  • Enjoy a guided tour around the Dniester Estuary, home to the Akermann Fortress.
  • Partake in a wine tasting of six varietals at the Shabo Winery.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
What to WearShow
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Casual clothing
  • Hat
Important NotesShow
  • Due to the wine tasting, not recommended during pregnancy/children and for those guests who has some allergy or alcohol intolerance.
  • Due to the long walk distance in the Akkerman Fortress we don't recommend this tour for guests using wheelchair or motorized scooter/guests with limited mobility.
  • Legal drinking age: 18
  • Minimum age: 7
  • Special dietary requirements can be accommodated upon request.
  • The order of sites visited may vary to avoid congestion.
Location Odessa, Ukraine Odessa, Ukraine
Tour Code OD17 OD17
Duration9.75 Hours 9.75 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
#A meal is served on this excursion.
RestrictionsMinimum Age: 7 years
Minimum Age: 7 years
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