About this tour
There are not so many historical sites in Ukraine comparable to the legendary Khotyn and Kamenetz-Podolsk fortresses. They are described in medieval chronicles, mentioned in the letters of crowned persons and memoirs. Odes were dedicated to them, they were sung in folk songs and literary works.
Not included in the
- entrance tickets,
The cost of entrance tickets:
- Khotyn fortress: general - 80 UAH, student and children's - 40 UAH.
- Kamenets-Podolsky castle: general - 100 UAH, student and children's - 50 UAH.
Prices may change.
The tour is conducted in Ukrainian.
*The originality of the text is completely preserved by the author of the tour (tour operator)
We can also prepare a set of clothes for you with cool Visit Ukraine merch, so that you are as prepared as possible for the tour and enjoy the atmosphere
9.00 - Departure from Chernivtsi to Khotyn.
10.30 – Trip to Khotyn fortress. The exhibition includes medieval siege weapons and tools, a gallery of portraits of historical figures, art gallery and torture chamber. Look forward to a beautiful view of the valley of the Dniester river.
13.00 (approx.) Lunch - experience traditional Ukrainian cuisine. After visiting lunch, we will go to the city Kamianets-Podilskyi to visit one more fortress, the oldest and partially funded by Pope Julius II. We’ll spend our remaining time walking through the old town, visiting the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul ; the archaeological museum and the exhibition of the fortress. Also we will visit the Museum of Kamianets-Podilskyi city about twentieth century history.
18.00 - Return to Chernivtsi.
5 reasons to choose tour
Visit Khotyn fortress
Walk the old streets of Kamyanets-Podilskyi
Visit Kamyanets-Podilskyi Castle
See the beauty of the Dniester canyon
Hear interesting stories and legends
One of the best preserved medieval fortresses from the eighteenth century in Europe. Khotyn (first written mention in 1002) is located at a distance of 65 km. from Chernivtsi and 25 km. from the city Kamenets. With its fortress and favorable location Khotyn became a center of crafts and trade, which, in turn, contributed to the flourishing of their culture and economy. The city was an important point in EU-Asian trade. Located on the main highways, Khotyn has always attracted invaders. In order to protect the city the fortress was built. The city saw assaults from Ottoman soldiers, Cossacks leaders including Dmitry Vishnevetskogo (Bayda) and Peter Doroshenko. The fortress is associated with Ukrainian leaders: Daniel Galician, Stefan III, Peter the Great, Konashevich Sagaydachnogo, Michael the Brave, Jan Sobieski, Peter I and Bohdan Khmelnytsky. The walls of the fortress of the main events unfolded Khotyn war and battle in 1621.
This national historical and architectural reserve is one of the oldest in Ukraine. The total area of the reserve amounts to 121 hectares and has nearly 200 monuments. By creating a unique architectural appearance of the city in different periods of its history attracted craftsmen, architects and sculptors from Italy, the Netherlands, Armenia, Poland, France, Turkey and others. The composition of Kamenets fortress includes eleven towers, each of which has its own name and history. Thus, the highest tower Pontifical named because it was built on money sent by Pope Julius II. In the dungeons of the fortress, there is an exhibition, which reproduces pages of its history.
What is included?
*From each purchased tour, we transfer 10% to the Ukrainian Refugee Support Fund. All profits from press tours are transferred to the reconstruction of Ukraine.
The simultaneous stay of visitors in the hotel lobby not more than one person per 10 square meters of serviceable area is allowed.
Persons can visit hotels and stay there (outside hotel room) only if they wear respirator or face mask (including homemade mask), so that the nose and mouth are covered.
Hotel guests are obliged to keep the 1.5 meters distance.
Online check-in making in advance is recommended to avoid queues at check-in to hotel.
Meals in hotels are provided through meals delivery service to rooms upon prior order or at hotel restaurants situated inside or in open areas, provided the distance of at least 1.5 meters between seats at adjacent tables.
Not more than 4 clients are allowed to stay at the table (excluding children under 14 years old). Unless these tables are separated by a special partition;
Self-serve is not allowed.