Akko Old City Day Tour plus Market Tasting

From Tel Aviv

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from229 NIS

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Self Guided Tour!
  • Take the IsraelRail train along the Mediterranean Coast.
  • Visit the most famous relic of the crusaders: The amazing Hospitaller Citadel!
  • Listen to stories inside the Turkish Hamam.
  • Walk through the Templars’ Tunnel.
  • Try some local specialties with our Tasting Card at the Old Akko Market!

DESCRIPTION

  • This Self-Guided day tour includes train tickets, the Akko 5-Museums-Combined-Ticket, and a Tasting Card for the Old Akko Market – A perfect day trip!
  • 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 cities of the ancient world. You will find the traces of diverse cultures, ranging from the Canaanites, to the Romans, the Byzantines, the Crusaders, the Mamluks, the Turks and the British. For lunch, try an array of local dishes on the Akko market. The offering in the Old City is subject to constant change, so the exact dishes cannot be guaranteed. Please note that the food is not kosher but surely is filling!
  • Akko has a lot to offer for any visitor. Check out our tour’s itinerary and our interactive map to find out more.
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What’s included

train

Train Ticket

Roundtrip ticket Tel Aviv – Akko – Tel Aviv
Valid until the last train of the booked day.

local-transportation

Public Transportation

The IsraelRail  RavKav Card is valid for local buses and trains in Akko and Tel Aviv.

Ticket

Combined Ticket Old City Akko

The Combined Ticket, includes the Hospitaller Citadel (Knights’ Halls), the Okashi Museum, the Treasures in the Walls Museum, the Turkish Bath and the Templars’ Tunnel. Some of the museums provide a free audio guide.

Old Akko Market Tasting Card

Taste some unique dishes at the Old Akko Market!

8-10 hours
1-35
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Bus #13, departing every 15 minutes takes you into the Old City in about 5-7 minutes and is free with your IsraelRail Card.

If you are feeling up for it, the Old City of Akko is a 20-minute walk from the train station.

Tip

El-Jazzar Mosque opening hours change according to prayer times. The entrance fee is 10 NIS. It is Israel’s largest mosque outside of Jerusalem and the largest one among the mosques built in Israel during the Turkish period.

Meeting Point

Take the train from any of the train stations in Tel Aviv to Akko. Once in Akko, go to the visitor center and pick up your museum pass. Opening hours are from 8:30 a.m – 6:30 p.m, Weizman Street 1, Old City Akko.

Dropoff Point

Bus #3 departs every 15 minutes and takes you from the Old City to the Akko train station and is free with your IsraelRail Card.

Itinerary

Take the train to Akko Station

Ride like the locals from Tel Aviv and enjoy the Mediterranean coastal view.

Akko train station
Arrive at the Akko Station

Exit the station and walk left to the nearby bus stop #13.

Bus in Akko
Take Bus #13 to Old City Akko

The bus departs every 15 minutes and is a short 5-7 minute ride to the Old City of Akko.

Visitor Center Akko
Arrive at the Akko Visitor Center

Exchange your voucher for the Combined Museum Ticket.

Akko Museum Signs
Visit the Museums at your own pace

We suggest the following order 

  1. Hospitaller Citadel (Knights’ Halls)
  2. Okashi Museum
  3. Turkish Bath
  4. Templar Tunnels
  5. Treasures in the Wall Museum (if you’re really feeling up for it)

Visit these unique museum and decide for yourself how much time you want to spent in each one!

 
Food Tastings at the Old Akko Market

Stroll through the Old City Market and taste the authentic Akko cuisine. It surely is a filling lunch!

Train Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport
Heading back to Tel Aviv

The train leaves Akko station to Tel Aviv approximately every 15-20 minutes, late into the evening.

ADDITIONAL INFO

Train Station Security Checks

  • Entry to all train stations is subject to a personal baggage check.
  • Every station entrance is manned by security guards who operate in accordance with Israel Police guidelines and are committed to upholding your dignity and safety during the security check.
  • Please be aware that lines may develop at the security check stations during peak hours in the morning and afternoon/evening (6:00-9:00 and 15:00-19:00), so it is important that you arrive sometime prior to your train’s departure.

 

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