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  2. Lviv Oblast
  3. Lviv
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From Kamianets-Podilskiy: Khotyn Fortress Day Trip

Product ID: 94788
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Visit Khotyn Fortress located on a spectacular hill over the Dniester River with a friendly local guide. Learn the thrilling history of this place and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding nature.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Russian

Pickup included

Pick-up from your Kamyanetsk-Podilskiy hotel.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the most important events from the centuries-old history of the Khotyn Fortress
  • Enjoy wonderful views of the Dniester River that flows at the foot of the fortress
  • Explore a well-preserved fortification complex included on a list of 7 Ukrainian wonders
Full description
Your friendly guide will pick you up from your hotel in Kamianets-Podilskiy and then you will set off on a half-day tour to Khotyn. It takes about half an hour to reach the destination and the road goes through beautiful landscapes. Khotyn Fortress is a wonderful example of medieval fortification architecture that has survived until the present day. Founded in 13th-century, it has witnessed many important battles and historic events. Protected by the 40 meter defense walls and surrounded by a deep moat, Khotyn Fortress could repel attacks from enemies.

Get inside the fortress through a drawbridge and enter a spacious courtyard. Exploring the inner territory, you will also contemplate stunning views of the Dniester River. Being extremely picturesque, Khotyn Fortress is a sought after location for filmmakers. You may recognize this place in such historical movies such as “The Three Musketeers” and “Taras Bulba.” Moreover, Khotyn Fortress annually welcomes many people from all around the world during the festival of historical reconstruction known as the Battle of the Nations.

This comprehensive trip is an excellent choice for all fans of history and architecture. You will spend a wonderful day and take lots of memorable photos. At the end of the tour, your driver will drop you off back at your hotel in Kamianets-Podilskiy.
Includes
  • Professional guide service
  • Transportation services along the route
  • Pick-up service from the hotel
What’s Not Included
  • Admission ticket to Khotyn Fortress – 2 EUR/ adults/ children
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes
• Half-day country tour, the distance from Kamenets-Podolsky to Khotyn is 28 kilometers