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Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Step back in time on a history tour
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
Your engrossing day trip to the Akkerman Fortress and Shabo Wine Culture Center will start from your hotel. You will enjoy the 2-hour ride from Odessa to Belgorod-Dnistrovskyi. You’ll be pleased with the magnificent views from the window, and your guide will tell you exciting stories about this city.
Akkerman Fortress, built in the XII-XV centuries, is one of the most popular points of interest in Odessa region. It will be your first entertainment after the arrival. This well-preserved fortification complex will impress you with the gorgeous medieval architecture. You’ll have the opportunity to visit the most ancient part of this fortress – the Citadel and enjoy fantastic and mysterious towers and galleries made of stone. This fortress has a remarkable history. There were plenty of memorable events and battles here and your guide will describe the most striking of them. Moreover, you will love the view of the Belgorod-Dnistrovsky Liman with wonderful pictorial views.
Next part of your tour will delight you with the sophisticated taste of wine because you’ll have a 2.5-hour trip to the contemporary Shabo Wine Culture Center. You will visit the terroir wine yards and discover how the wine is made and which sorts of grape are the best. Moreover, you’ll visit extensive cellars and see how the bottled wine should be kept.
You will also enjoy the fascinating territory of the complex with the underground wine storage, full of wine barrels, Grapevine Monument, and Dionysus Fountain.
At the end of your exciting and enjoyable trip, you’ll be able to taste the best samples of Shabo Wine in a small group and buy presents for your family and friends at the Shabo brand shop. After this emotional and educational journey, you will relax and rest on the way back to Odessa.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by private vehicle
Entrance fees to Akkerman Fortress
Wine tasting in small-groups
Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately