Akko Old City Day Tour by Train
Begin your day at the Tel Aviv Hahagana Train Station, receive your travel itinerary packet from our IsraelRail representative and you are all set to explore Akko on your own! From here you are ready to ride like the locals along the Mediterranean coast to one of the most ancient cities in Israel: the Old City of Akko. The train ride is a total of 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Visiting Akko is a journey to a glorious past and a one-of-a-kind experience. The city’s fascinating historical heritage, a rare blend of East and West, authentic glimpses from the past, and unique mix of religious beliefs and remnants from different cultures, have all turned Akko into one of the most vital Ancient World cities. You will find the traces of a great many nations and religious movements ranging from the Canaanites, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Crusaders, the Mamluks, the Turks and the British.
Self-Guided with an option for Audio Guide at Museums
per adult from
8 to 12 hours
What's included :
- 5 Museum Tickets
- Pass valid for local buses in Akko
- Itinerary and Map of Old City Akko
- Round-trip train ticket from Tel-Aviv to Akko
- Entry/Admission - Knights' Halls
- Entry/Admission - Municipal Museum Turkish bath
- Entry/Admission - Templars Tunnel
- Entry/Admission - Okashi Art Museum
- Entry/Admission - Ethnographic Museum Treasures in the Walls
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Knights' Halls, Rehov Weizman 1, Acre 2430122 Israel
Explore and Discover the Hospitaller Citadel Knights’ Halls. Included in this experience is an audio guide that will lead you through the vast and interesting history.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Municipal Museum Turkish bath, Acre, Israel
Follow the audio guide through the original “Hamam al-Basha". The Turkish Bath was built at the end of the 18th century by Governor of Akko, Jazzar Pasha.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Templars Tunnel, Near Lighthouse, Acre Israel
Walkthrough the 150-meter tunnel that extends from the Templars fortress in the west to the city’s port in the east. It crosses Pisan quarter and in the past, served as a strategic underground passageway that connected the palace to the port.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Okashi Art Museum, El Jazzar St 2, Acre 2470001 Israel
Visit the museum featuring rotating exhibitions of Israeli art alongside a permanent exhibit of the works of the late artist, Avshalom Okashi. Okashi was undoubtedly one of Israel's most salient artists and he left an indelible mark on Israeli art. He spent most of his life in Acre, where he set up his painting workshop (which became the Okashi Museum posthumously) in order to pass on his artistic heritage to future generations.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Ethnographic Museum Treasures in the Walls, 2 Weizman, Acre 2430123 Israel
The hundreds of items displayed in the museum enable its visitors to get acquainted with the traditional craftsmen who worked in the markets, the spectacular furniture of the city’s well-to-do and the fabric of life in a city that was a unique meeting place of art and religion.
Duration: 30 minutes
Departure Point :HaHagana Railway Station, Hagana Rd 32, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Stroller accessible
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.